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Director of Human Resources

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Job Description Administrative Management


POSITION TITLE:         Director of Human Resources

REPORTS TO:              Chief Operating Officer (COO)

FLSA STATUS:            Exempt



Organizes and coordinates all phases of Human Resources activities for personnel firm-wide, including employment, recruitment, compensation, benefits, payroll, policies and employee services.

This job is in compliance with Philadelphia's Fair Chance Hiring Law.




  • Annually reviews and makes recommendations to executive management and COO for improvement of the firm’s policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures firm’s compliance
  • Maintains responsibility for firm compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters
  • Communicates changes in the firm’s personnel policies and procedures and ensures that proper compliance is followed
  • Coordinates or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations
  • Consults with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the CEO or COO on personnel matters
  • Coaches branch office managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters
  • Conducts wage and salary surveys and analysis and participates in salary committee activities to determine competitive compensation plan.
  • Liaison to Executive Committee and Practice Group Managers for year end evaluation process and compensation history.
  • Negotiates recruiting contracts.
  • Supervises the staff of the human resources department.
  • Participates on committees and special projects.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Administration of the health, welfare and retirement plans
  • Administration of In-house COBRA and FMLA
  • Preparation of insurance renewal applications
  • Recruiting an onboarding processes
  • Payroll process and delivery
  • Administration of HRIS/Benefit and Report systems
  • Filing of unemployment and workers’ compensation claims
  • Charitable event campaign



  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of Human Resources Administration and management.
  • Minimum JD; or Bachelor's Degree with equivalent work experience in Human Resources Administration and SHRM Certification.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to respond to the most sensitive and confidential issues. Must possess sound logical thinking and judgment skills.
  • Ability to communicate with senior management and to establish good working relationships with other management staff, employees and outside vendors.
  • Excellent communication skills in oral, written, and electronic form.
  • Must be available to work more than 40 hours per week, including weekends, when necessary.



  • 10+ years' management and supervisory experience in a law firm environment.


Firm offers a sound future, competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to HRRecruiter@MDWCG.com for consideration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V


Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-10-31

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Director of Human Resources

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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