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Manager of Practice Operations 
San Francisco


The Manager of Practice Operations will provide high level operational support to the Section Leaders of the Health and Senior Care and the Real Estate and Construction Sections (REAC), enabling them to work most effectively with internal stakeholders, and fulfill their commitments to Hanson Bridgett’s partners, clients and management team. The Manager of Practice Operations will work closely with these Section Leaders on implementing strategic initiatives, overseeing daily operations and developing and executing effective business processes within each section. The Manager of Practice Operations will also focus on developing strong relationships with attorneys as well as support staff and work closely with the firm’s administrative managers in a liaison role to communicate the needs and plans of each Section. This manager-level, full-time position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Section Leaders.

Primary Responsibilities

Planning and Development

  • [Section Level Planning] Serves as key participant in developing, and implementing section-level and practice group level strategic plans and initiatives.
  • [Section Financial Planning] Collaborates with Section Leaders and the firm’s finance team to develop, regularly review and monitor section-level financial goals, targets and milestones.


  • [Individual Plans] Participates in the development and implementation of individual practice plans for every attorney in the Health and REAC Sections, which will include achievable and measurable goals within areas such as business development, career development, training and section participation initiatives.


  • [Reporting/Assessment] Reviews, summarizes and reports progress across all areas of responsibility, including planning, coaching, recruiting, and training on a quarterly basis
  • [Project Management] Teams with members of the section, firm management and administrative managers to provide leadership and make daily operations decisions; escalates high priority decisions to Section Leaders with supporting data and initial recommendations for action.

Minimum Requirements

  • Three to four years of experience in strategic planning, leadership/management, and/or financial analysis/reporting; experience.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and proven ability to build and manage teams as well as gain the confidence and trust of senior leaders
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to understand complex financial metrics while maintaining the ability to see the “big picture.”
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong technological proficiency and ability to quickly learn new applications and platforms
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited four-year institution required; M.B.A. or J.D. strongly preferred
  • Previous experience in a professional service firm required; law firm experience preferred
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment utilizing a hands-on and proactive approach

Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to

Records Manager
San Francisco


The Records Manager will establish and manage processes, procedures and policies to the Records department. Providing strong leadership is key to implementing efficient and effective management of the firm's information in both paper and electronic form,  as well as file transfers and file retention. This position will work under the direction of the Director of Office Environment and the guidance of firm's General Counsel.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Train records staff and manage Records Coordinator
  • Communicate and update as necessary policies and procedures in training the end users at the firm that use the records program 
  • Audit database to minimize errors and adhere to Records Policies and Procedures
  • Comprehensive understanding of current records management needs and trends across all areas of the firm and outside the firm as well
  • Develop and promote best practices for management of electronic records in all repositories
  • Manage and ensure the proper processing of incoming lateral files and outgoing files for transfer in conjunction with the Records Coordinator and the Records staff
  • Oversee the proper processing of files per retention policy and procedure
  • Implementation and maintenance of firm ethical walls
  • Manage vendor relationships 
  • Enforce firm records policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • 3-5 Experience in managing Records legal programs and teams
  • Knowledge of electronic workflow preferred
  • Knowledge of Elite Enterprise preferred
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  • Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, telephone, written) required
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent analytical and proofreading skills required.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to

Hanson Bridgett LLP is an EEO employer and we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

2016 Best Places to Work Award 

Non-Discrimination Policy

Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks to ensure a positive and diverse work culture where each person may work and develop professionally to the best of his or her ability free of unlawful discrimination or prejudice. To this end, the firm is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination or prejudice of any kind based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy.

For More Information

Mary C. Sherman
Human Resources Director
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105