managing director resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Recent Juris Doctor graduate with three years experience drafting various legal documents including complaints, motions and settlement demands with an emphasis on trial prep and litigation. Balancing working full-time during law school enabled me to develop a strong sense of prioritization and an ability to quickly develop and analyze the necessary strategy to meet client needs and advance the client’s position. Strategic-thinking individual experienced in turning low-performing organizations into top revenue producers. Offering engaging and pleasant personality with expertise improving customer relationships. Determined [Job Title] with success boosting productivity and streamlining procedures for organizations. Focused on smoothly overseeing financial, personnel and operational facets. Expertly balances targets with resources and optimizes long-term success. Proactive [Job Title] produces high-quality [Area of expertise] work by applying determination and attention to detail. Performance-oriented and enterprising leader with organized nature and analytical problem-solving approach.

  • Department Oversight
  • Originality and Creativity
  • Human Resources Oversight
  • Team Leadership
  • Decision Making
  • Policy Development and Enforcement
  • Assignment Delegation
  • Business Leadership
  • Program Optimization
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Needs Assessment
  • Corporate and business legal issues
  • Corporate law
  • Legal writing
  • Case analysis
  • Dispute arbitration
  • Civil law
  • Business law
  • Litigation
  • Evaluating contracts
  • Breach of contract
  • Settlement Negotiation
Work History
Managing Director, 08/XXX5 - Current
Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Huntsville, AL,
  • Interviewed potential clients and assessed likelihood of their individual value-add to company objectives.
  • Negotiated services contracts to create flexibility in otherwise traditional adhesion contracts.
  • Re-structured agreement conditions to limit liability and minimize the risk of potential litigation.
  • Spearheaded successful business development initiatives aligned with company's strategy and core competencies.
  • Assisted leadership with launch of start-up to achieve [Result].
  • Optimized operational processes by developing company-wide analytics tool to address client-specific metrics.
  • Collaborated with management and fellow supervisors to organize operations and achieve demanding schedule targets.
General Counsel, 12/XXX4 - Current
Alumni Venture Funds Chicago, IL,
  • Drafted complaints alleging various causes-of-action, motions to amend and compel discovery, and consent orders between other attorneys.
  • Reviewed and advised leadership on required disclosures for [Area of expertise], [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise].
  • Orchestrated and handled various legal issues by remaining highly organized and prioritizing.
  • Reported requirements for benefit plans and executive compensation.
  • Achieved successful outcomes in legal matters by employing strong business acumen and exceptional level of common sense.
  • Composed and reviewed [Type] documents and employee communications to target issues and provide legal counsel.
  • Negotiated and drafted [Type] contracts.
  • Translated complex legal issues into understandable terms.
  • Completed projects with high level of accuracy by working independently and with diverse business partners.
  • Met tight deadlines and effectively managed multiple priorities using strong organizational skills.
  • Assessed performance management structures and implemented enhancements to improve frameworks and strengthen results.
  • Focused teams on developing innovative and cutting-edge approaches at all levels with effective resource allocation and strategic planning.
  • Assisted with creation of marketing strategy and advertising initiatives used to promote company to community members.
  • Worked closely with organizational leadership, including board of directors, to strategically affect direction of operations.
  • Established performance goals for each department and provided feedback on methods for reaching those milestones.
  • Assisted company executives during decision-making process by compiling daily reports to suggest corrective action.
  • Reviewed existing policies and procedures to make recommendations for enhancing work productivity, recruitment, hiring processes and talent management.
  • Maximized team knowledge and productivity by training, monitoring and directing employees in application of best practices and regulatory protocols.
  • Contributed to annual performance appraisals by working with supervisors to achieve consistency and compliance with established procedures.
  • Oversaw and managed hiring process and assisted human resources.
  • Maintained work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for positions.
  • Delivered consultative services and recruited qualified and diversified candidates for employment.
  • Launched company-wide HR strategies, practices and benefits and compensation policies to drive departmental and business objectives.
  • Partnered with senior leadership to establish and develop corporate and HR policies and procedures.
  • Implemented quality control initiatives to reduce downtime and increase revenue.
Legal Intern & Volunteer, 03/XXX3 - 04/XXX3
New Orleans Public Defenders Office City, STATE,
  • Interviewed prison inmates awaiting arraignments, bail hearings, trial and sentencing.
  • Drafted memoranda of law related to search and seizure violations which was used by mentor-attorney in formulating defense strategy and trial preparation.
  • Successfully argued client petition for parole officer approval to extend leniency regarding parole violation.
  • Managed day-to-day legal activities such as subpoena services for [Type] office with [Number] attorneys.
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays.
  • Worked closely with multiple departments including legal, sales and management.
  • Reviewed legal information and proofed documentation for errors.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Performed legal and general research, drafting memoranda and correspondence.
  • Drafted correspondence and [Type] documentation and disseminated materials to appropriate parties.
  • Organized legal filing system to maximize efficiency.
  • Attended depositions and court proceedings and prepared summaries on cases.
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
Securities Litigation Legal Intern, 05/XXX2 - 09/XXX2
Mintz & Fraade, P.C City, STATE,
  • Drafted new board resolution agreement for client after corporate merger.
  • Drafted legal memorandum on basket limits, trust corpus, duty to mitigate, treble damages, Form 15, Rule 144 and constructive mortgages to inform managing partners on relevant law.
  • Completed “due diligence” research and reporting for corporate client undergoing IPO.
  • Formulated basis for which to bring a viable claim that was otherwise time-barred.
Juris Doctor: , Expected in 05/XXX4
New York Law School - , NY, New York
Status -
Bachelor of Arts: English, Expected in
St. Peter’s University - Jersey City, NJ
Status -

Minor in Communications

  • Achieved [Result] through effectively helping with [Task].
  • Achieved [Result] by introducing [Software] for [Type] tasks.
  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Documented and resolved [Issue] which led to [Results].

Barred: New Jersey (XXX4), New York (XXX5)

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School Attended

  • New York Law School
  • St. Peter’s University

Job Titles Held:

  • Managing Director
  • General Counsel
  • Legal Intern & Volunteer
  • Securities Litigation Legal Intern


  • Juris Doctor
  • Bachelor of Arts

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