Senior Legal Technology Advisor

Vacancy description

Wadkins Associates are partnered with an international law firm to assist in their search for a Senior Legal Technologist for their New York office.

Our client is a global law firm renowned for its prominence in the legal industry. With a widespread presence across major financial centers, including offices in Europe, Asia, the Americas, and the Middle East, the firm has established itself as one of the world’s leading providers of legal services.

As Senior Legal Technologist Americas, you will be responsible for partnering with the firms practice groups to fully understand lawyer and client requirements. You will play a key role as an advocate for the firm’s legal technology stack and will identify opportunities to promote and implement technology to enhance and improve legal services across the firm.

The role will act as a bridge between the lawyers and product management teams, utilizing existing firm technologies alongside gathering requirements for custom technology solutions.

Advantages of the role include:

  • Management Responsibility: Overseeing a small team of 3 legal technologists, you will be play a key role in your teams professional development and growth.
  • Strategic Initiatives: As the lead technologist in the US, this role plays an integral part in the firms US legal technology strategy and will steer the regional focus.
  • Compensation: The firm offers a market leading salary alongside benefits and bonus
  • Career progression: Opportunity to quickly progress within a firm that is at the forefront of innovative legal solutions.

We are looking to speak with candidates that hold a J.D or bachelor’s in computer science and have 5+ years of legal technology experience in a law firm or professional services environment.

Please get in touch if you would like to schedule a confidential conversation regarding the opportunity.