Requisition Number: 2022-11-04350-0175-001
Job Title: Legal Training Coordinator
City: New York
State: NY
Shift: Monday-Friday; 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Hours: 35

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms. The Firm was established in 1884 and has more than 1,000 lawyers. Headquartered in New York with offices in Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the Firm provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capability to clients around the globe. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

Legal Training Coordinator

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Description/Job Summary

The Legal Training Coordinator is responsible for working with the Director of Legal Training and Development, and Manager of Legal Practice Training, in support of the Firm’s Attorney Training programs and key initiatives, including delivery or support of firm-wide, practice-specific and client CLE programs. 


  • Work collaboratively to coordinate and implement training programs, including delivery of firm-wide, practice-specific and client CLE programs 
  • Serve as point of contact for internal presenters and outside consultants and vendors
  • Manage program scheduling, registration, and logistics including conference facilities, food service, and technology
  • Assemble, produce and distribute training materials
  • Draft and distribute program communications, including maintaining and updating training email lists
  • Review and extract attendance reports and record attendance in Learning Management System
  • Provide on-site support for training programs in NY to ensure proper set-up and that the event runs smoothly
  • Distribute course evaluations and compile results
  • Assist with procedures for CLE-eligible programs, including maintaining CLE files and databases and uploading information into CLE library.
  • Have knowledge of NY, CA and TX CLE rules and support CLE administration for programs
  • Stay abreast of CLE regulations and CLE requirements in the various jurisdictions in which STB attorneys are licensed
  • Complete, organize and maintain CLE applications and course materials for client training programs
  • Support additional initiatives and programs that promote attorney development, including helping to maintain training-related intranet pages
  • Recommend process improvements to ensure controls and department efficiency

Required Skills

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills, time management skills, written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, precision, and follow-up
  • Able to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and manage deadlines
  • High proficiency with all MS Office Suite products, including Excel
  • Ability to learn and implement new technology and systems quickly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and collaborate well in a team
  • Provide outstanding client service and is proactive in helping others
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, use discretion and exercise sound judgment

Required Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in a law firm or other fast-paced professional services organization

Preferred Experience

  • Familiarity or experience with CLE rules and requirements preferred
  • Familiarity or experience with relevant CLE compliance software preferred

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of training and development experience required

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's degree with a focus on adult learning


Salary Information

The estimated base salary range for this position is $70k to $88k at the time of posting. The actual salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

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