Executive Legal Management, Professional Legal Management
Varnum is a growing Michigan-based firm with eight offices and over 180 attorneys. We are recognized by our firm members, clients and communities for responsive service, practical advice, quality work, and a team-oriented, entrepreneurial culture. Varnum seeks an Executive Director who welcomes the challenge of working with talented professionals to manage a successful operation with creativity and ingenuity.
The Executive Director is responsible for all business and non-legal aspects of the firm, focusing on short and long term operational issues, as well as providing support for strategic planning. The ideal candidate will operate comfortably across a spectrum of people and responsibilities, including financial, administrative, technology, facilities, human resources, marketing and business development. This position is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan and reports to the Managing Partner(s) and Policy and Executive Committees.The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials with proven management experience and skills.
For more than 125 years, clients have trusted Varnum for excellence, innovation and superior results in the delivery of legal services. Over the years, as the needs of our clients have become more complex, we have kept pace by constantly expanding our areas of practice, our understanding of evolving trends and issues, and our ability to harness technology effectively.
Today Varnum is firmly established as one of Michigan's premier law firms. A full service-provider of legal counsel, Varnum has a strong core of expertise.
Varnum clients represent a diverse range of business and legal interests: manufacturers, financial institutions, health care providers, professional groups, municipalities, colleges and universities, school districts, developers, publishers, retailers, governmental units, transportation, trade associations and charitable organizations.
If you have the vision and desire to create a path to success, chances are you'll enjoy your career at Varnum, where initiative is resourced and supported, and results are rewarded.