The McCormick Group has been retained by DLA Piper to assist in recruiting a Director of Professional Development. Partnering with the firm’s Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Professional Development will direct the implementation of initiatives to support and align with the firm’s talent management strategy including policy development; design and delivery of attorney and client training programs; design and delivery of attorney career development programs; oversight of MCLE activities and compliance; and supervision of the Marbury Institute, the firm’s innovative learning program geared to the firm’s attorneys.
The Director will oversee Professional Development initiatives for all of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Mexico, with significant involvement with the firm’s Canadian offices as well. The Director will supervise a staff of six.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning itself to help clients with their legal needs around the world. The firm strives to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to clients, which range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. The firm also advises governments and public sector bodies.