Wendy Rice-Isaacs serves as the Director of Administration for the firm's Irvine and Los Angeles offices. In this role, she works closely with the managing partners in managing the day-to-day operations of the offices including oversight of accounting, information systems, human resources, marketing, library, legal recruiting, legal assistants, office services, and facilities. Key activities include goal setting for managers, budgeting for operations and capital spending, and preparation of merit increases, bonuses and performance evaluations.
Prior to joining Bryan Cave, Ms. Rice-Isaacs worked for a law firm in Cleveland, Ohio.
Ms. Rice-Isaacs was the president of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) in 2008 and served two terms on the ALA's Board of Directors, as Region 3 Director from 1999-2003. She served as the ALA Annual Educational Conference Chairperson in 2007 and is a past president of the Cleveland Association of Legal Administrators.
Ms. Rice-Isaacs has co-authored an article in the ALA Management EncyclopediaSM and acquired her Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM designation in 2011.