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Hirschler Fleischer, a multispecialty mid-sized law firm headquartered in Richmond, with local, regional and national practice areas, is seeking an Executive Director with demonstrated executive skills in strategic planning and implementation, financial management, budgeting, human resources, technology, marketing, information resources, office services and facilities management. 

The Executive Director will engage in implementation of the Firm’s strategic plan in partnership with the Firm’s Board of Directors.  Additionally, the Executive Director will oversee, supervise, and counsel a group of senior administrative managers who oversee the financial and administrative operations of the Firm.  The Executive Director will be expected to be active in the business community to assist in identifying trends in the legal marketplace, identifying opportunities for the Firm, and enhancing the Firm’s profile and reputation. The Executive Director will be responsible for leading the development of innovations to increase efficiency in the administrative aspects of the Firm’s operations.

The Executive Director will report directly to the President of the Firm and work under the direction of the Board of Directors.  The Executive Director also will work closely with the leaders of the Firm’s Sections and Practice Groups.

Required skill sets include

  • Proven financial management and supervisory management background.
  • Previous experience in a professional services firm required.
  • CPA or MBA a plus.
  • Proven ability to mentor and develop managerial talent required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to make well-informed, thoughtful, and timely decisions exhibiting sound and accurate judgment is critical for the successful candidate.

Click here to apply  or submit resume with cover letter to Ellen Purcell, Director of Human Resources -  email: or P.O. Box 500, Richmond, VA  23218-0500; or fax: (804) 644-0957.  For more information on Hirschler Fleischer, please visit

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