Position: Recruiting Assistant (Temporary) Organization: Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP - Boston, MA Date Posted: February 13, 2019
Are you a detail oriented, high-energy individual who thrives in professional services environments? Do you love working with dynamic and collaborative teams? This may be the opportunity you have been looking for.
Orrick currently has an opportunity for a Temporary Attorney Recruiting Assistant in our newly opened Boston office.
What You Will Do:
You will coordinate on-campus recruiting and registration process at targeted schools, including applicant tracking, compiling information packets and schedules for on-campus interviewers, making travel arrangements and planning social events and follow-up. You will work closely with our Director of Administration to run the high volume lateral associate and summer program hiring process for the Boston office. You will help to coordinate the Boston Summer Associate Program including events and trainings, in conjunction with Recruiting Managers around the US and handle the onboarding and off boarding processes of all attorneys in Boston. You will collaborate with the Lawyer Development Team on associate training events and initiatives, such as the Summer Associate Academy, New Associate Orientation, and New Associate Academy.
Your Additional Responsibilities:
You will coordinate call-back interview process, greet and escort candidates, gather and track information, conducts follow-up contact and correspondence.
You will organize attorney packets and materials for on-campus interviews and coordinate the evaluation collection and feedback process for summer program.
You will coordinate administrative tasks for the summer program (binders, face sheets, resume book, orientation packets, etc.).
Supports overall departmental needs with special projects.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills are critical.
Ability to organize/prioritize work while handling multiple projects and shifting responsibilities while meeting deadlines.
Ability to handle confidential/sensitive matters.
Ability to work independently with little supervision.
Performs as an outstanding teammate.
Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating needs.
Strong Microsoft Office skills, specifically with Word and Excel.
Who is Orrick?
Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice and for our culture of innovation and teamwork. We provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level.
As an employer of choice we provide our employees with meaningful work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. We are proud to be named one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with exceptional workplace cultures. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, we are one of only five law firms to make the 2018 list.
Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff & Paralegal job opportunity listings at www.Orrick.com/careers/
No phone calls please.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position: Attorney Development Manager Organization: Ropes & Gray - Boston, MA Date Posted: February 13, 2019
About Ropes & Gray
Ropes & Gray LLP is a preeminent global law firm focused on providing the highest-quality advice on our clients’ critical legal and business issues. Our global team of 2,500 talented professionals regularly helps clients meet high-stakes challenges, solve complex problems and achieve key goals. These colleagues work together across a global office network that includes offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.
We are a contemporary firm that can bring more than 150 years of legal and institutional history to bear on the challenges clients face in today’s global, 24/7 business environment. Our collaborative approach gives our clients—which include many of the world’s most respected companies and institutions—ready access to leading corporate, litigation, transactional and regulatory lawyers whose knowledge and experience span industries and geographies.
With an international presence, we focus primarily on the asset management, technology, life sciences, health care and real estate industries. Our clients include global industry leaders, financial institutions, investment firms, private equity firms, hospitals and health care organizations, educational institutions and individuals.
We have consistently been recognized for our leading practices in many areas, including private equity, M&A, life sciences, health care, finance, investment management, hedge funds, tax, real estate, intellectual property, commercial and securities litigation, government enforcement, antitrust, and privacy and data security. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.
The Attorney Development Manager for certain litigation practice groups is responsible for the development of attorneys in those practice groups, including overseeing a broad range of attorney development and practice group initiatives, partnering with diversity to ensure senior leadership accountability for a diverse talent pipeline, engaging practice group leaders and attorney development partners (“ADPs”) in developing the firm’s attorneys to their highest potential, staffing associates and managing their workloads, overseeing a robust performance review process, participating in strategic workforce planning, partnering with other human resources teams and practice development as well as supporting certain department and practice group administrative needs.
The manager collaborates with the department heads, practice group leaders, ADPs and other attorney development managers to ensure that attorneys’ development needs are addressed. The manager coordinates associate work assignments by addressing specific growth opportunities for attorneys as well as fast and appropriate coverage for all staffing needs. The manager also analyzes associate metrics including availability and utilization information and facilitates feedback conversations between partners and associates, and periodic department or practice group meetings during which attorney development issues are discussed. The position works closely with the department and practice group leadership, the department training committees, the attorney support team and the professional development team to provide appropriate assignments, training and feedback such that the foundation of guidance and graduated assignments support the growth and development of each associate.
Support of the departments and practice groups includes assisting the department heads, practice group leaders and ADPs with a variety of planning, resource allocation and project needs.
Collaborate with the department heads, practice group leaders and ADPs to ensure that the individual development needs of associates are addressed. Facilitate frequent feedback between partners and associates and organize and support regular, periodic department or practice group partner meetings to share knowledge of associate work, feedback and training. Maintain records on individual associates pertaining to their development.
Serve as a resource to attorneys and develop and identify appropriate professional development opportunities.
Partner with the department heads, practice group leaders and ADPs to provide a seamless integration of staffing and training opportunities as the foundation for associates' growth and development. Coordinate the assignment of work to associates and monitor assignments across all offices. Reassign work when necessary. Expose lawyers to assignments with a range of members of the appropriate departments and practice groups, as well as varied aspects of the practice. Work with the department heads, practice group leaders and ADPs to maintain the integration of professional development goals into the assignments process. Work with department heads, practice group leaders, and ADPs to integrate practice group planning into assignment process. Where necessary, coordinate work assignments with other firm departments. Help the departments and practice groups to maintain an appropriate level of pro bono work.
Assist the department heads, practice group leaders and ADPs with the associate feedback processes by gathering and organizing feedback and guidance on associate performance. Partner with ADPs to ensure associates are receiving clear and actionable feedback as well as going forward strategies to achieve their goals prior to the next formal review period. Coordinate with attorney support to input such information into the attorney review system.
Track, aggregate and analyze associate metrics including availability information and utilization rates. Partner with department heads, practice groups leaders and associates such that individual goals relating to productivity are achieved and department or practice group level productivity is maintained. Collaborate with the practice group leader or department head to plan for future workforce needs. Work with the Hiring Committee, recruiting, strategic attorney planning, practice development and attorney support to ensure information sharing regarding capacity projections and target planning. Contribute to the planning, design and implementation of a comprehensive formal skills training program, with the department training committees, department heads, practice group leaders, partners, and the professional development team, in support of the firm's competency model and the benchmarks of the practice groups and departments.
Partner the Director of Attorney Development & Diversity to ensure senior leadership accountability for a diverse talent pipeline. Collaborate with the Flexible Working Arrangements Committee, Diversity Committee and Women’s Forum to ensure that the professional development needs of attorneys of color, LGBT attorneys, women, and those on reduced schedules are being addressed.
Assist with and support other professional development initiatives including recruiting materials and process, orientation, training camps, mentoring programs and other programs and initiatives.
Partner with recruiting, attorney support and professional development & training to provide for a seamless integration of new and lateral associates.
Collaborate with recruiting regarding summer associate trainings and social events for the practice group.
Conduct exit interviews with associates in the practice group. Track, aggregate and analyze information obtained and share with Director of Attorney Development & Diversity.
Provide hands-on support as needed to the department heads and practice group leaders in multiple offices, including international offices (as applicable).
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
J.D. and at least 4 to 6 years practice experience, preferably practicing at a peer law firm or at least 5 years’ experience working in human resources at a similar professional services organization is strongly preferred. A minimum of 2 years prior experience in staffing, professional development, or practice support is also strongly preferred.
Established proficiency in the use of computer programs including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. Knowledge of electronic databases such as viDesktop is a plus.
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and flexibly, managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to command the respect of the attorneys.
Sound judgment and ability to respect, protect and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information.
Ability to assimilate information quickly in order to grasp larger concepts as well as details.
Energetic orientation; be driven to and energized by accomplishment.
Ability to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities; and have the ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple, detailed tasks.
Ability to anticipate problems and issues and exercise independent judgment in seeking a resolution.
Normal office environment. Incumbent is expected to work the hours necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. Staffing coverage must be provided on evenings and weekends. Expected to travel among the firm's offices.
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.
Position: Director of Administration Organization: Sullivan & Worcesgter, LLP - New York, NY Date Posted: February 12, 2019
The Director of Administration is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the New York office including: supervising all administrative personnel; supporting human resources functions; overseeing the operating and information systems of the NY office; partnering with finance functions; assisting with marketing and client development activities/events; and overseeing the facility.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Facilities and Operations Management
Oversee all aspects of NY facility operations including space assessment, space planning, and design/renovation
Ensure building security and safe working conditions in compliance with building and safety codes, workers compensation laws, wage and hour laws and all other applicable laws and regulations
Facilitate lease and contract agreements
Oversee the purchasing of equipment, furniture and supplies; inventory control
Manage large and small scale events in NY office: coordinating internal and external resources; planning set-up and registration; managing event budget
Oversee office services operations which includes mail, messenger and reception/switchboard services
Responsible for overseeing and updating emergency preparedness and disaster recovery plans
Ensure compliance with the firm’s risk management policies
People and Performance Management
Manage and oversee administrative and operational support staff
Recruitment and retention of administrative support staff
HRIS data management (on-boarding/off-boarding) for NY office • Manage administrative staff performance development and review process
For direct reports, set performance standards and provide timely written performance evaluations
Develop and manage the NY office’s administrative annual operating budget
Maintain and assist in all aspects of firm Escrow accounts
Support finance department in time and billing practices and deadlines
Records and Knowledge Management
Support NY records management: information storage, retention and retrieval
Support knowledge services: features and capabilities of practice support systems (e.g., LexisNexis, research, document management, litigation support, case management)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
Previous professional services management and business administration experience, preferably with a law firm
Professional certifications a plus, including Certified Legal Manager (CLM) designation
Comprehensive knowledge of employment laws and practices
Strong leadership and people management skills
Excellent judgement and decision-making abilities
Ability to identify and analyze complex issues and recommend and implement solutions
Ability to manage competing priorities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work effectively, calmly and quickly under pressure with the ability to delegate appropriately
Strong technical skills and familiarity with office telephone and IT systems
Seeking candidates with a minimum of 7 years experience leading the administration of professional service firms, preferably law firms
For the complete posting and to apply, please visit Sullivan & Worcester’s career page, or reach out to Vanessa Stella directly.
Position: Legal Personnel and Development Coordinator Organization: WilmerHale - Boston, MA Date Posted: February 1, 2019
Responsible for supporting the effective, efficient, and consistent delivery of programs and projects in alignment with the Firm’s overall competency-based talent management program for lawyers, primarily focusing on recruitment and diversity initiatives with the expectation of additional support for legal personnel and professional development and training initiatives as needed.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In collaboration with the Legal Recruitment Manager, successfully designs, effectively and efficiently coordinates, and evaluates all aspects of the firm’s Summer Associate Program including, pre-arrival processes and communications, orientation, mentoring program with partners and associates, social and community service events, diversity events and initiatives, educational and special firm programming.
In conjunction with Hiring Partner, Summer Program Co-Chairs, Practice Managers, and the Recruitment Manager, generates interest and solicits substantive summer associate work assignments and observational opportunities from the firm’s practice areas and pro bono programs. Manages the workload reporting system and evaluation process for summer associates.
In collaboration with the Legal Recruitment Manager, effectively and efficiently coordinates the law school student recruitment process including supporting efforts for the firm’s branding initiatives and targeted law school communications. Facilitates the selection and scheduling of law schools for campus interviews. Schedules student and attorney interviewers for on-campus and in-office interviews. Coordinates and reviews interview feedback and facilitates the hiring decision process with the Hiring Committee; participates in follow-up activities and monitors the effectiveness of follow-up activity with offerees. Coordinates recruitment receptions, offer dinners and functions, both in-house and on-campus for assigned schools.
Ensures accuracy of recruitment and interview process data and assists with Affirmative Action plan compliance and reporting.
Drafts, processes, and files related recruitment correspondence; runs background checks for all new hires and demonstrates sound judgment when elevating issues as needed.
Compiles and analyzes recruitment statistics both in preparation for and during the recruitment season for Hiring Committee meetings and ongoing for general firm metrics reporting and external survey purposes.
Aids in the effective engagement and ongoing relationship building with law schools and law student groups throughout the calendar year (e.g. panel presentations for 1Ls, events and sponsorship opportunities, communications, etc.).
Coordinates the recruitment of judicial clerks and aspects of the lateral attorney recruitment process.
Coordinates all aspects of the arrival process for new associate orientation/onboarding, lateral hires, staff attorneys, and technology specialists. Provides substantive feedback and methods for improving and expanding the process.
Assumes other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Diversity and Inclusion:
Assists with planning and coordinating various firm-wide and local Diversity and Inclusion programs, events, and meetings, including securing of meeting rooms, meeting room preparation, on-site coordination, and trouble shooting.
Coordinates diversity presentations and receptions on-campus and related outreach to student groups.
Coordinate and oversee local diversity sponsorship programs and events, including tracking attendance, and securing payment.
Serves as local office liaison for the Women’s Leadership Initiative Steering Committee and Diversity Committee, responsible for the execution of local office events and programs.
Update affinity group distribution lists as necessary.
Legal Personnel and Development:
Assists with the semi-annual evaluation processes for associates, senior associates, counsel, special counsel, discovery attorneys, attorneys, and staff attorneys.
Compiles and analyzes statistical information and creates necessary reports to assist with various information requests and survey submissions.
Assists with general attorney programs and processes which may include, but not be limited to, retreats for new Senior Associates, Counsel, Special Counsel, and Partners, upward evaluations, and other related programs such as individual development plans.
Responsible for developing a comprehensive knowledge of all firm policies and practices as it relates to attorneys and works to ensure the appropriate implementation of each.
Professional Development and Training:
Assists with the legal development and training programs for attorneys including new attorneys and summer associates.
In alignment with the firm’s strategic goals, objectives, and initiatives, assists with the annual budget preparation and monthly monitoring of accounts, anticipates and resolves discrepancies, handles related payments, reimbursements, and issues.
Contributes to the Firm’s Service Excellence initiative to consistently improve its image internally and externally. Display professionalism, quality service and a “can do” attitude to internal members/departments of the firm as well as external clients and vendors
Strong attention to detail, excellent written and analytical skills, and ability to multi-task are required.
Strong oral communication and inter-personal skills are required.
Ability to work in a team environment is critical. Motivation and drive are important.
Successful time management skills are required.
Strong technical skills on the following applications preferred: Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook 2007, PeopleSoft, viDesktop or other Talent Management systems.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.
Position: Regional Legal Personnel & Recruitment Manager Organization: WilmerHale - Palo Alto Date Posted: January 31, 2019
WilmerHale currently has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Legal Personnel & Recruitment Manager in our Palo Alto office, working with attorneys at the top of their field.
Manages the local delivery of all Legal Personnel and Development processes and programs for lawyers in the Palo Alto, Los Angeles and Denver offices. Responsible for the effective, efficient, and consistent delivery of personnel, recruitment, professional development, and communications services including, but not limited to, all aspects of attorney recruiting and hiring, the summer associate program, legal training and professional development programs, attorney arrivals/departures, integration, retention, evaluation, compensation, and promotion for the Palo Alto, Los Angeles, and Denver offices.
The Regional Legal Personnel and Recruitment Manager will work collaboratively to contribute to achieving the firm's and Legal Personnel and Development Department’s goals and objectives.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Summer Associate Program
Law School & Judicial Clerk Recruitment
Lateral Attorney Hiring
Other General Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong leadership and management skills. Strong attention to detail, excellent written and analytical skills, and ability to multi-task. Strong oral communication and inter-personal skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Motivation and drive are important. Successful time management skills. Strong technical skills in the following applications: Excel, PowerPoint, LawCruit, viDesktop.
WilmerHale is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability.
Position: Recruitment Assistant Organization: Dechert LLP Date Posted: January 28, 2019
The Firm-wide Recruitment Assistant will provide administrative support in the department that manages all aspects of the summer, entry level, and lateral associate hiring program. This position has sole responsibility for support of on-campus interviewing (OCI) preparation, execution, and follow-up, among other Legal Recruiting-related duties.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assist the Global Director of Recruiting, Assistant Director of Talent Strategy and Senior Manager of Legal Recruiting with day-to-day and firm-wide projects, including but not limited to survey requests, historical statistical requests, and data management.
Maintain firm-wide recruiting calendar and tracking documents.
Partner with marketing to update brochures, and design sponsorship advertisements & invitations.
Update and edit the Dechert Careers website.
Manage content for the Recruiting intranet website.
Track law firm news (salary, hiring trends, etc).
Store and mail marketing materials for sponsorships & events.
Prepare firm-wide letter templates (offer, rejection, & welcome letters).
Assist with summer associate onboarding and orientation planning.
Manage file retention policy for talent team.
Assist with fall associate onboarding.
Manage data, reports, and templates on the recruiting database.
Provide support in conducting data audits and maintenance check-ups.
Prepare firm-wide OCI materials for attorney interviewers, including interview binders, evaluation forms, and hiring guidelines.
Mail marketing materials and supplies for on campus interviews.
Manage firm-wide OCI statistics and prepare end of year reports.
Prepare check requests.
Coordinate travel with Concur.
Assist smaller offices with OCI processes, procedures and LawCruit data entry.
Assist US Recruiting team with day to day activities, including but not limited to: updating candidate files, greeting callback candidates, compiling review packets for HC Meetings, preparing offer and rejection letters, and updating LawCruit profiles and status.
Create firm-wide Summer Associate Guide and “Facebook” Directory.
Prepare end of summer review packets (resumes, transcripts, & evaluations) for hiring decisions.
Assist with firm-wide summer associate program events and training programs.
Assist smaller offices with Summer Program processes and procedures.
Performs any and all duties as necessary and as assigned by your supervisor for efficient functioning of the Department, Office and Firm.
Law Firm experience preferred.
Knowledge of the Firm’s policies and procedures.
Detail-oriented and shows initiative.
Ability to prioritize own work.
Good oral and written communication skills
Ability to communicate professionally and diplomatically
Good grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and database systems
Ability to juggle multiple tasks
Ability to learn new skills as they become necessary
Ability to function in a collaborative organization and be a team player.
Good organizational skills.
Ability to analyze data and work with statistical information.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Systems preferred: Workday, Concur, iManage, and LawCruit.
Dechert LLP is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. The Firm prohibits unlawful discrimination in any term or condition of employment against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, membership or service in the armed forces, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For the complete posting and to apply, please visit Dechert’s career page.
Position: Regional Legal Talent Manager Organization: Cooley LLP - Boston, MA Date Posted: January 25, 2019
Cooley is seeking a Regional Legal Talent Manager to join the legal talent function and oversee law student and attorney recruitment, as well as the integration, development and retention of all non-partner attorneys for Cooley’s San Diego and Los Angeles offices. The Regional Legal Talent Manager will be responsible for managing the full life-cycle recruitment process for law students and lateral associates and will develop and implement recruiting searches and strategies. The Regional Legal Talent Manager will manage all aspects of the summer associate program and will oversee assignments, evaluations and reviews. Duties also include overseeing attorney on-boarding and firm integration, morale and retention, as well as associate training and development. The Regional Legal Talent Manager will also be responsible for data entry, preparing the recruiting budget, and will attend recruiting and program events as needed. This position will be based in San Diego with regular travel to Los Angeles.
Candidates must have 5+ years prior experience in attorney recruiting, talent management or other human resources related discipline, previous experience with HR/recruiting software, and proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Preferred candidates will have a college degree, management experience, as well as previous experience managing a budget. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, organized and process driven, with the desire to take ownership of projects and responsibilities as well as the ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment. Candidates will also have strong time management skills, the ability to prioritize multiple tasks quickly and efficiently, excellent interpersonal, verbal (both listening and talking) and written communication skills, and a professional demeanor.
Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package. EOE.
Position: Legal Recruiting Coordinator Organization: Seyfarth Shaw LLP - Boston, MA Date Posted: January 22, 2019
This position is open for our offices in Atlanta, Boston, and Washington, D.C.
The Legal Recruiting Coordinator manages the recruiting process for non-partner attorneys in their assigned office(s). Reporting to the Legal Recruiting Manager and working closely with hiring partners, the position is responsible for implementing attorney search strategies to identify high quality candidates, in alignment with the Firm’s core values of diversity, collaboration, and innovation.
Publicize job openings to reach a broad and diverse applicant pool.
Track and review applications in a timely manner, and identify qualified candidates for interview.
Schedule interviews with candidates, gather interview feedback, and prepare summary of interview evaluations.
Ensure a positive candidate experience by welcoming candidates, overseeing interviews, and providing prompt feedback to candidates and search firms.
Maintain an updated recruiting database and prepare regular reports on the status of open requisitions and pending candidates.
Communicate with recruiting agencies and applicants regarding inquiries, offers, and application status.
Facilitate candidate due diligence, including background check, conflicts check, bar admission verification, barstanding, and references.
Assist with onboarding and integration process of new hires.
Coordinate Summer Fellowship Program for the assigned office(s).
Provide administrative support on lateral partner recruiting.
Establish and maintain relationships with legal search firms, ensure that contingency fee agreements are in place and current, and process placement fee invoices in a timely manner.
Participate in local office meetings and collaborate with local office administration on recruiting efforts.
Assist the Legal Recruiting team with other projects or tasks assigned from time to time.
Initiative, team orientation, commitment to diversity and excellent interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills are required. Detail oriented, creative problem solving skills, and ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple and shifting priorities. Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating needs is required.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Knowledge of Workday a plus. Knowledge of attorney recruiting procedures and a minimum of two years’ law firm or other professional recruiting experience is required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
For more information, please visit Seyfarth’s career page.
Position: Regional Senior Legal Recruiting Manager, East Coast Organization: Seyfarth Shaw LLP - Atlanta, Boston, and Washington, DC Date Posted: January 22, 2019
How to Apply: Please officially apply to the job on the Staff Careers page of our website (https://www.seyfarth.com/Staff). You can do so by adding the role to your “Apply List” and following the steps thereafter.
Seyfarth Shaw has an exciting opportunity for an experienced recruiting professional to help implement the recruiting strategy as part of a broader investment the Firm is making in its recruiting, professional development and talent management functions. Seyfarth Shaw has more than 900 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney and serves as a national platform and an international gateway to serve the changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.
The Regional Senior Legal Recruiting Manager will oversee recruiting and hiring for all entry-level, lateral, and partner level attorneys in Atlanta, Boston and Washington, D.C. This position works directly with the recruiting team, department chairs, office managing partners and hiring partners.
The Ideal Candidate Will:
Manage the full cycle recruiting process by fostering/building relationships with key stakeholders in the Firm
Source attorney candidates effectively using a wide variety of methods including job postings, internal referral program, websites, networks, diversity organizations, career services offices and search firms
Work with talent development and department/practice group heads to help determine staffing needs
Strong knowledge and professional relationships in local legal city groups and other organizations related to the legal industry
Possess the ability to analyze recruiting trends and implement strategies to best directly source lateral candidates.
Oversee the Summer Fellow Program by working with the recruiting coordinators and other team members
Supervise and mentor other recruiting team members
Collaborate with the recruiting team, talent development team, diversity action team, office administrators and other administrative departments to further firm-wide initiatives and promote best practices
Collaborate on national projects as necessary
Possess excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills, an ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple and shifting priorities and the ability to communicate effectively with others. Be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of responsibility and will be proactive and a self-starter.
Have demonstrated leadership ability that promotes an environment of collaboration, teamwork and a culture of high performance.
Share and demonstrate Seyfarth Shaw’s core values of teamwork, client service, innovation, excellence and commitment.
viRecruit, WorkDay or other applicant tracking system experience is required
A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of seven years of law firm recruiting experience
Flexibility to adjust hours and travel (approximately 30% per year) is required.
Previous supervisory experience strongly desired
Opportunities will remain posted for two months or until filled.