HBR Consulting LLC

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Manager, Law Department

Manager, Law Department

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Law Department Consulting
Chicago, IL, New York, NY

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HBR Consulting LLC (HBR) is seeking a Manager for the Strategy and Operations practice in the Firm’s Law Department Consulting group. Specifically, this individual works in conjunction with senior service line leadership to advise on project methodology, bring industry experience/insight and manage the delivery of quality client service and project outcomes.


  • Lead project management activities such as managing to project scope, managing project budgets, forecasting resourcing, and status reporting both for clients and to internal service line leadership.  
  • Be directly involved in process mapping, data analysis, drafting of project deliverables.
  • Manage a variety of project types while also building expertise in a particular area of focus in our Legal Department Consulting service areas, as dictated either by skill or industry need.
  • Help with continual practice improvement by enhancing methodologies, practice aids, project delivery approaches and tools.
  • Promote business through writing, research and maintaining other publicly facing material, such as marketing collateral and the company website.
  • Participate in business development, such as drafting proposals as needed.
  • Develop business opportunities and nurture key client relationships.
  • Mentor and train junior members of the team. 


  • Seven or more years of management consulting experience in the legal industry or experience working in an in-house law department operations role. 
  • Three or more years of experience delivering projects, including overseeing other resources to the completion of their tasks.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the following areas of law department operations:
    • Strategic Planning
    • Organizational Design
    • Resource Optimization and Staffing
    • Financial Management
    • Performance Management and Metrics
    • Outside Counsel Management
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common industry, business and financial data and reports
  • Ability to distill information into consulting reports that are well organized, clear and comprehensive.
  • Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Possess excellent client-facing communication skills (written and spoken).
  • Ability to manage a project plan or budget.
  • Supervise resources on project deliverables.
  • Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Travel Requirements

  • This role requires 40-60% travel.