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850 Morrison Drive
Suite 775
Charleston, SC 29403
T: 854.214.5900

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The opening of Baker Donelson's Charleston office establishes the Firm's second office in South Carolina.

The practice strengths of our core group of attorneys in Charleston include corporate, mergers & acquisitions, labor & employment, health care regulatory and litigation, and commercial business litigation.

Baker Donelson's Charleston office was established in 2022.

Talent Development Manager - Nashville, Birmingham, Memphis, Atlanta, Raleigh, Houston, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Washington, D. C., Baltimore, New Orleans

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC has an immediate opening for a Talent Development Manager. This position may be located at any office location. Essential functions are primarily job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation made by the employer.

Training and Development 

  • Manage the planning and implementation of in-person and virtual substantive, technical and skills-based associate workshops, seminars, and training programs, including event logistics and communications.
  • Identify training programs to address evolving Associate needs and requests and work with Practice Group Leaders and other internal colleagues to develop appropriate content.  
  • Collaborate with Marketing & Business Development Department to design, develop, and manage marketing and sales training programs and workshops for all attorneys.
  • Assist in the design and development of new lawyer orientation.
  • Identify and recruit internal and external trainers to serve as faculty in Associate training programs, including coordinating with outside trainers on materials and their distribution, technology needs, conference room needs, and payment.
  • Solicit, collect, and analyze evaluations from program participants and propose and implement modifications based on feedback.
  • Collaborate with Talent Development Director to develop and implement Trusted Advisor Mini-MBA and other BakerVision 2028 initiatives to attorneys and staff, as needed.
  • Partner with Women’s Initiative and Diversity & Inclusion Department to support their respective training initiatives.

Mentorship Program 

  • Pair experienced attorneys with junior associates to provide guidance, mentorship, and ongoing career development support.
  • Assist mentors and mentees in identifying and adopting effective practices.
  • Manage administrative aspects of mentoring program, including maintaining databases and distributing materials to program participants.

Performance Evaluation/Review 

  • Coordinate non-shareholder attorney performance review and evaluation process, including collecting feedback and preparing performance summaries.
  • Review shareholder feedback and associate self-evaluations to identify skills gaps and future training topics.

Special Projects 

  • Collaborate with Talent Development Director, Training Manager and other department members to implement long-term and/or special firmwide projects.  
  • Play a key role in development, launch, maintenance and ongoing evaluation of various firm-wide associate engagement and retention efforts.

Promote Learning Culture 

  • Help promote and nurture a culture in which attorneys and staff are encouraged to recognize skill gaps and pursue excellence.
  • Monitor current trends and best practices in legal talent and professional development, and implement new innovations, as appropriate, to ensure the firm’s efforts are innovative and cutting edge.
  • Serve as Baker TALENT ambassador, welcoming new attorneys to the firm and providing information about the resources available to them.
  • Create and maintain relationships within the firm at all levels, establishing a reputation as a trusted advisor for training and development resources and best practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in law or a related field
  • 5+ years of related experience, preferably in a large law firm environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement programs, events, and company-wide initiatives
  • Understanding of legal practice and the legal industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Exceptional client service, both internal and external 
  • Availability to travel as needed to the firm’s offices  
  • Sensitivity to different learning and work styles.
  • Working proficiency in MS Office and analytical tools.


Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, extreme temperatures and the like.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements.

All employees are required to comply with BDBCB's information privacy and security requirements including its acceptable use policy. Such requirements are dictated by laws and regulations, by professional standards and by the marketplace and are directly applicable to BDBCB as well as to BDBCB through its clients.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes only accepted for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Thank you for submitting your resume.   After our hiring committee has had a chance to review all candidates for this position, we will reach out to only those that will be moving on to the next step in our recruiting process.  We appreciate your interest in the position and will contact you if further action is necessary.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

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