Managing Attorney is responsible for coordinating and supervising a group of lawyers. Participates in the most complex legal actions. Being a Managing Attorney oversees all law office operations including case assignment, hiring, supervision and professional development of the law office staff, as well as budgeting. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Additionally, Managing Attorney requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to the top legal executive/general counsel. The Managing Attorney manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Managing Attorney typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.