Legal Billing Team Lead

Legal Billing Team Lead

Legal Billing Team Lead




New York, New York

Employment Type



$120000 - $140000

Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Manage, perform, and oversee billing functions assigned to you and/or a direct report, assuring work is completed accurately and effectively within defined deadlines including pre-bills, invoices, and alternative fee arrangements

. • Maintain hands-on knowledge of all billing-related functions to provide proper training, backup, and support including, but may not be limited to, bill preparation, bill review, pre-bill review, WIP management, on-account management, write-off management, eBilling, and special rate management.

• Communicate clearly and concisely with partners, clients, and management to ensure that bills are prepared as per instruction.

• Manage day-to-day tasks in an environment with shifting priorities.

• Prepare account summaries; provide high-level analysis and critical data to attorneys, clients, and management.

• Work closely with the eBilling team to ensure the accurate submittal of eBills and the prompt resolution of client disputes and appeals.

• Conduct training sessions with billing team members, secretaries, and other legal support staff.

• Participate in system upgrades and testing.

• Work with the pricing and legal project management teams in the application of client billing arrangements and other billing-related initiatives.

• Identify and escalate issues found in the billing database for correction.

• Respond to requests and inquiries outside core hours.

Job Requirements:


• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience.

• Minimum of 7 years of advanced billing experience in an AmLaw 50 firm.

• Strong MS Excel skills.

• Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks efficiently.

• Must be able to work well under pressure.

• Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; be able to communicate clearly and concisely with senior management and partners.

• Must have flexibility to work outside core hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Supervisory experience in a legal finance environment.