Financial and Pricing Analyst (Minneapolis)

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with more than 800 attorneys and 1,400 total on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is currently seeking a Financial and Pricing Analyst to join our team in our Minneapolis office.

We are seeking a Financial and Pricing Analyst  with 3+ years’ experience to support our Minneapolis office. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy — in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assessing data from a variety of sources to gain insights into trends and opportunities and providing pricing support to Firm leadership.
  • Analyzing external data and market trends to provide comparative analysis.
  • Applying statistical modeling methods to determine the potential impact of pricing strategies, including fixed fees, budgets, and other alternative fees, on profitability.
  • Preparing cost and fee estimates for legal services and costs to various clients and matters across different practice areas and markets.
  • Utilizing and developing pricing models and evaluating pricing scenarios.
  • Measuring and evaluating performance of individual matters and portfolios of work against billing arrangements using both established and newly developed metrics.
  • Analyzing historical matter data and preparing custom categorizations of legal services to satisfy client and matter-specific requirements.
  • Compiling, analyzing and presenting data and historical statistics relating to utilization and realization.
  • Supporting Firm leadership and various departments in administrative functions, including but not limited to, analysis of request for proposals, outside counsel guidelines, alternative fee arrangements, discounts, fixed fees, and more.
  • Keeping informed on pricing analysis methods and industry trends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 3+ years’ experience performing financial and/or pricing analytics  
  • Experience working in or with law firms, legal service providers or professional services; pricing of professional services preferred.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and databases, with the ability to learn new software and operating systems.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills needed in order to synthesize, interpret and summarize information in a clear, concise manner.
  • Ability to track industry trends.
  • Strong multi-tasking, organizational, and planning skills needed in order to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities, and to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical thinking skills, with the ability to adapt to changing demands and work well in a fast-paced environment.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Alycen Cummings,

Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.