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Associate - Law Department Consulting

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Company: Huron Consulting Group

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: May 29, 2014

Source: Huron Consulting Group

Formed in 2002, Huron Consulting Group is a public company listed on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol “HURN” and stands out as one of the fastest growing financial and operational consulting firms in the industry. With a global reach, we deliver practical business advice and solutions that extend far beyond transactions and which are supported by objective, sustainable and measurable results. We help our clients improve performance, comply with complex regulations, resolve disputes, recover from distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. We service a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations including leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, and the law firms which represent these various organizations. Primary practice areas are: Health & Education Consulting, Legal Consulting, and Financial Consulting.

Huron’s Legal Consulting segment provides guidance and business services to address the challenges that confront today’s legal organizations. These services add value to corporate law departments, law firms, and government ...

Formed in 2002, Huron Consulting Group is a public company listed on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol “HURN” and stands out as one of the fastest growing financial and operational consulting firms in the industry. With a global reach, we deliver practical business advice and solutions that extend far beyond transactions and which are supported by objective, sustainable and measurable results. We help our clients improve performance, comply with complex regulations, resolve disputes, recover from distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. We service a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations including leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, and the law firms which represent these various organizations. Primary practice areas are: Health & Education Consulting, Legal Consulting, and Financial Consulting.

Huron’s Legal Consulting segment provides guidance and business services to address the challenges that confront today’s legal organizations. These services add value to corporate law departments, law firms, and government agencies by helping to reduce legal spending, enhance client service delivery, and increase operational effectiveness. This segment provides measureable results in the areas of digital evidence and discovery services, document review, law firm management services, records management, and strategic and operational improvements. Included in this segment’s offerings is V3locity™, a per page fixed price e-discovery service providing data and document processing, hosting review and production.

Our Law Department Consulting team has extensive experience in conducting both corporate law department assessments and implementing recommended solutions for complete law department operations, practice group specific and/or matter-specific needs. Years of experience in the legal industry, a proven track record with Fortune 500 legal departments and timely knowledge of best practices enables us to deploy solutions for law firm management and to improve the level of strategy and operations within their organization. The value to our clients lies in our ability to provide both strategic advice and resources to manage legal business challenges. We objectively identify and optimize processes, procedures, technology, and resources to aid in becoming better prepared to fulfill the strategy and operate at the most optimal cost and risk structure.

Associates assist our legal department clients with identifying and then implementing effective strategies, improving operations and implementing legal IT systems. Assignments may include, but not limited to; legal department strategic alignment, reorganization, cost reduction, and external legal spend management. The focus of the legal IT implementations is generally related to business process re-engineering, systems analysis & design, testing, and rollout. Specific applications include matter management, e-billing, document management, financial management, records management, and Outside Counsel management. We also provide benchmarking and best practices expertise by comparing legal department organization structure, technology and processes to peer departments and industry best practices.

**Job Details:**** **

* Develops workplans, completes complex analyses, prepares "client-ready" output
* Seeks out coaching opportunities and shares expertise with junior team members
* Develops client relationship skills
* Seek out opportunities for additional Huron services and/or participation in proposals
* Demonstrates strong industry and practice knowledge

* BA, BBA or BS in Computer Science, Economics, Accounting or Finance preferred;** **

* MBA or JD preferred, but not required;
* Minimum 3 years experience in combination of the following:
* Big 4 or similar consulting experience
* Law department and law firm systems: document management, financial management, matter management, e-billing, and records management;
* Law department operations;
* Law firm operations;
* Systems implementation focused on process improvement;
* Systems selection.

*This position requires significant travel*

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision/life&disability;, 401(k), work/life programs, employee stock purchase plan and a generous paid time off policy.

The Company is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity in recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, education and all other terms of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, Vietnam era of veteran status, physical or mental disability, creed, citizen status or any other status protected by federal, state of local law. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.

*Date:* 2014-01-31

*Country:* US

*State:* TX

*City:* Houston

*Postal Code:* 77002

*Job Type:* Full Time

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