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Overview

Bilzin Sumberg is dedicated to providing a challenging work environment, competitive compensation, and progressive workplace policies. The firm believes that teamwork is an essential component in providing high quality legal services, so we value the talents and skills of our entire staff.  Staff contributions are recognized throughout the year with various staff appreciation programs. 

Furthermore, the firm sponsors various extracurricular activities, including several sports teams and annual summer and end of year events. 

Bilzin Sumberg offers a comprehensive benefits package and an environment which encourages and supports professional growth. Our beautiful offices feature amenities which include an employee lounge, document production center, training facility, state of the art technology and a fitness center. 

We invite you to explore the sections below, as well as the rest of our site, to find out more about the resources and opportunities available to you at Bilzin Sumberg. 

We are an EEO/AA employer and we value diversity in our workplace.

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Benefits

Bilzin Sumberg values its staff and offers an excellent benefits package to meet individual needs. All regular full-time employees are eligible to participate. Dependent and domestic partner coverage is also available. Below is a list of benefits available, with varying eligibility requirements: 

• Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans 
• Group life insurance & AD&D
• Short-term disability insurance
• Long-term disability insurance
• Flexible Spending Account
• Health Savings Account
• Employee assistance program 
• 401(k) plan
• Parking/public transportation 
• Paid time off (PTO) 
• Paid holidays 
• Supplemental voluntary plans, such as: 
     • Term life insurance 
     • Additional AD&D 
     • AFLAC cancer indemnity plan 
     • Whole life insurance 
     • Critical illness insurance  
     • Accident insurance

 
Training
Bilzin Sumberg prides itself in hiring the highest caliber individuals and retaining those individuals by offering challenges in their jobs and providing ongoing training. Our in-house IT department trains new employees on standard software functions or specific applications as needed. 

In addition, professional development training is provided to individuals through in-house classes. The firm recognizes that employees need to grow and develop to be successful with the firm. The firm embraces training and feels it is a vital element to everyone's success.
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Open Staff Positions
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Applications Developer
July 21, 2021
Bilzin Sumberg is dedicated to the efficient delivery of quality legal services through Knowledge Management, Legal Project Management and the use of data for competitive intelligence and legal research. In support of those goals, Bilzin Sumberg is seeking an energetic, positive and customer focused individual for the Applications Developer position. 
The Applications Developer will assist other team members to gather business requirements and design application solutions. The role will include developing and implementing custom web-based applications to increase productivity and efficiency throughout the Firm; and, assisting with the planning, design, development, testing and implementation of new applications or maintenance on existing applications for legal line of business functions. The Applications Developer will perform data movement and transformation between systems; participate with other team members on developing solutions for end-user requirements, including the creation and support of SQL, and Web Services application development; create thorough documentation for all developed applications, including diagrams for data flow; perform unit testing of developed applications and assist others with QA testing of custom applications. The Applications Developer will have other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities 

• Design and build analytics dashboards using presentation layer controls and data class queries
• Assist in the development of custom libraries, lists, views and workflows
• Assist in management of ongoing projects including SharePoint (Handshake),  Enterprise Search and other Knowledge Management initiatives

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Team player with excellent communication and creative problem-solving skills
• Thorough understanding and experience with Microsoft SQL (2008 – 2019), including creation of database schemas, stored procedures, views and building complex SQL statements
• Experience with PowerShell, writing scripts and cmdlets
• Experience developing workflows and forms
• Experience with Handshake frameworks (SQL classes & skins)
• Ability to analyze, design, configure, develop and implement solutions to meet business needs and objectives
• Work with product managers, business owners, DBA(s) and vendors to create integration both to/from vendors
• Experience with front-end customization using HTML and CSS
• Effective verbal and written technical communication skills
• Ability to produce technical documentation
• Effective self-organization and planning skills
• Must be able to adjust when there is a shift in priorities
• Ability to act proactively and make productive decisions
• Maintain up-to-date awareness of current and future directions of business industry and associated technologies

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Jackie F. Gallego, Chief Human Resources Officer.
Document Production Specialist
July 14, 2021
Bilzin Sumberg is seeking a Document Production Specialist, M-F (10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.) and must be available for on-call weekend rotation.  The qualified candidate will have 5+ years of experience as a document production specialist in a legal services organization.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Professional (advanced functions), and Workshare Compare. Advanced level production capabilities are an essential requirement for this position and include PDF to Word conversions, document clean-up, formatting, styles, pagination, applying automated numbering outlines, TOC, TOA, Word's cross-referencing and track changes, completing advanced-level projects in Excel and PowerPoint, PDF assembly and bookmarking, insertion of exhibits, graphics and images into documents. Excellent communication and language skills including reading, grammar, spelling and vocabulary are essential. Knowledge of legal terminology, familiarity with iManage, Worksite, Best Authority, PDF Docs and Digital Dictaphone are a plus. Responsibilities include creating, editing and formatting legal documents to firm specifications, proofing legal documents, digital audio transcriptions, time entry and troubleshooting problem documents.  The ideal candidate must be flexible, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, interact effectively and work in a team environment with a strong customer service demeanor.  Major law firm experience preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Jackie F. Gallego, Chief Human Resources Officer.
Tax Trust and Estate Secretary
July 08, 2021

Bilzin Sumberg is seeking a highly skilled Tax Trust and Estate Secretary with at least 5 years of experience.  International TTE experience preferred.  The candidate will be providing administrative support including initiating, editing, and finalizing correspondence, reports, and/or other materials as requested; preparing engagement letters; opening and maintaining client files; proofreading all work including correspondence and other legal documents; calendaring and travel; screening incoming calls, recording messages; establishing and maintaining calendar and deadline reminder systems, preparing files to be closed, processing bills, proofing billing entries, and reviewing and editing bills. 

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Jackie F. Gallego, Chief Human Resources Officer.

Marketing Technology Specialist
July 16, 2021

Bilzin Sumberg is seeking an experienced Marketing Technology Specialist whose primary responsibility include , support and administration of marketing platforms, and supporting the marketing team by troubleshooting technology questions regarding the website, email marketing system, CRM, experience database, and data analytics. The Marketing Technology Specialist must understand the firm's marketing technology ecosystem. The Marketing Technology Specialist is also responsible for documenting technology-related policies and procedures in the form of quick reference guides and online help.

Other essential responsibilities/specific duties include, but are not limited to:
• Create and maintain custom email marketing templates, Word bio and proposal templates in Foundation, webpages, snippets and other HTML customization requests needed by the Marketing team.
• Assist Marketing team in email campaign setup, scheduling, tracking, testing and deployment. Assist in analyzing campaign results and make recommendations based on campaign performance insights to aid in department’s strategic plan.
• Run regular reports on analytics, analyze data for key trends, and provide interpretation and suggestions to CMO for various purposes, including but not limited to practice group updates, traditional and digital media campaign effectiveness, audience statistics, accessibility compliance, and more.
• Support ongoing maintenance of the firm's CRM system alongside the KM team by ensuring data integrity by verifying, researching and validating data changes, and communicating with attorneys and staff regarding data quality standards. Monitor email marketing mailings and manage bounce backs and contact clean-up in our CRM system, InterAction.
• Provide user training and support within the law firm, and serve as the liaison with tech support for the various software, website, app and other technology programs we use. Develop platform “best practices guides” for the Marketing and Knowledge Management (KM) teams.
• Coordinate with KM and IT teams and outside vendors to troubleshoot issues and apply software upgrades and patches.
• Assist Marketing team with the department's use of the SharePoint intranet site. Make content updates as provided by other members of the department and the firm.
• Research and identify current trends and third-party social media and content marketing platforms.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Jackie Gallego, Chief Human Resources Officer.


Matter Closing Coordinator
July 16, 2021

Bilzin Sumberg is seeking a highly skilled individual to coordinate and execute all steps of the matter and file closing process. The duties include monitoring and organizing various requests, preparing close out letters and completing data entry tasks in the financial system. Responsibilities include ensuring firm protocol is being followed and assisting with other tasks and projects as needed. The position also entails closely communicating with attorneys and other administrative departments within the firm.

Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and exceptional time management skills are required. Attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and an ability to work under pressure is imperative. Major law firm experience preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Jackie Gallego, Chief Human Resources Officer.