Associate Partner, Corporate Crisis Management

12 Sep, 2022

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Associate Partner, Corporate Crisis Management

Dentons Global Advisors
New York, NY
Position Overview – Associate Partner, Corporate Crisis Management
Associate Partners at Dentons Global Advisors come from a range of professional backgrounds, and our team includes former practicing lawyers, investment bankers, government advisors, business strategists, and corporate advisors. Associate Partners are experienced client counselors, corporate advisory leaders, highly skilled project and engagement managers, excellent communicators, collaborative teammates, and strong culture-setters with deep experience engaging with all of our clients’ core stakeholder groups. Associate Partners have the opportunity to apply their experiences and insights to critical, global issues for our clients and will play a significant role in shaping our firm.
In this role, you will:
Provide expert strategic advisory counsel to general counsels, C-Suites, and external affairs leaders related to high-stakes issues and crises
Help Fortune 500 companies and multinational organizations navigate significant threats to their enterprise value and reputation
Work in teams that may include international political risk and policy experts, legal experts from DGA’s partner firm, Dentons, and members of our international offices
Engage with external counsel and ensure that legal and crisis management strategies are aligned
Manage client relationships to meet engagement objectives and grow and/or win new mandates
Manage DGA team members, support team members’ professional development and work to identify additional development opportunities
Handle small engagements with no supervision and mid-sized engagements with limited or no supervision
Identify and lead business development initiatives
Expectations of a DGA Associate Partner:
Significantly contribute to and drive crisis management strategy for clients
Develop junior talent and provide support and mentorship to junior team members
Collaborate with wider DGA colleagues in other offices and Dentons lawyers
Maintain established networks, share network contacts with the wider DGA team to the benefit of the group, and continue to expand network connections
Contribute to thought leadership pieces, marketing activities, and other relevant events
Originate and win new mandates
Support learning and development initiatives and lead training sessions
Contributing to DGA’s own ESG agenda
Effectively utilize research and innovative tools to the benefit of clients and the team
Bring DGA’s full potential to engage with clients on their most complex issues
Think and act in a collaborative, creative, and integrated way
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher or equivalent and relevant work experience; legal training is a plus
9+ years of experience with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in a crisis management, crisis communications, or providing strategic advisory services in a legal environment, or in a crisis and/or litigation focused communications role, from a consultancy or in-house position, or the capabilities of someone of that level of experience.
Experience being part of a team that counsels senior management teams and engaging with lawyers on crisis management and communications processes
Equal Opportunity Statement
Dentons Global Advisors is committed to equal opportunity in recruitment and employment practices and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination. No job applicant or employee receives unfavorable treatment on the grounds of color, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, or any other status protected by law.

Job posted: 2022-09-12