Practice Manager

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Full-time


Venable LLP has an exciting new opportunity for a dynamic professional to join our Practice Management Department.  Working alongside key leadership, the Practice Manager will be responsible for leading the strategic planning process and will manage teams that directly support the operations, administration and compliance of the legal division and its practice groups.

We welcome candidates seeking to work in either the Washington, DC or New York markets.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Developing a financial scorecard and analytics package for firm management;
  • Launching a practice-based utilization system;
  • Working on the implementation of an area of law code structure and related analyses for all of the firm’s matters;
  • Leading the strategic planning initiative for the Division and its Practice Groups;
  • Partnering with Business Analysts to synthesize data for operational impact, process improvement and practice effectiveness to drive cross-functional business opportunities

The successful candidate will possess...

  • A Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience; PMP preferred
  • A minimum of five years’ business experience in a law firm or professional services setting, including at least three years management experience
  • Experience drafting or revising strategic/business plans, executing action items and tracking progress
  • A strong work ethic and desire to achieve a standard of excellence
  • A high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations - position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects or initiatives or both simultaneously while meeting deadlines and business objectives

We are seeking candidates interested in working as part of the firm’s management team, focusing on client service; continuous learning, innovation and improvement; collaboration; and building human capital.

Apply today!


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia.  Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.  Additional information can be found at

Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population