Responsible for administrative and organizational support of the recruiting process for the hiring of new attorneys and summer associates.
Law School Recruitment
Coordinates the law school recruitment process, including acting as effective liaison with law school career services offices and facilitating participation of firm representatives at school events throughout the academic year.
Facilitates the scheduling of law school campus interviews, including managing the registration process and all related arrangements, and designs materials to prepare attorneys for on-campus interviews.
Manages callback interview process, including but not limited to scheduling, greeting and communicating with candidates and selecting attorney interviewers.
Coordinates and reviews interview feedback and facilitates the hiring decision process with the Hiring Committee. Drafts related recruitment correspondence, coordinates communication with all law student and attorney applicants on behalf of the firm, and maintains recruitment candidate database and files.
Coordinates and attends offeree dinners and other recruitment activities.
Manages attorney, summer associate and technology specialist orientation.
Collaborates on updates to the legal recruiting microsite and facilitates revisions with the firm’s Business Development personnel.
Aids in the effective engagement and ongoing relationship building with law schools and law student groups to advance the firm’s brand on campuses.
Represents the firm through membership in the National Association for Law Placement and local legal recruiting organizations.Summer Associate Program
In collaboration with the Legal Recruiting Director and Manager, designs and effectively and efficiently coordinates many aspects of the firm’s summer associate program, including pre-arrival processes and communications, orientation, mentoring, and programming.
Manages the evaluation process for summer associates.
Manages the firm’s relationships with law school affinity groups and facilitates firm sponsorship and participation in student programs and activities.
Coordinates the firm’s participation in Boston Lawyers Group activities.
Manages the firm’s annual resume workshop for law students of color.
Reviews competitive market information and contributes ideas to further the firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Minimum two years’ law firm or law school recruiting work experience
Proficiency in the use of computer programs, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and database programs (e.g. LawCruit, viDesktop)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills, team-orientation, and the ability to interact effectively with personnel at all levels of the firm
Strong organizational skills, superb attention to detail, and self-direction
Ability to multi-task, manage, and prioritize projects effectively
Flexibility and professionalism in responding to shifting demands
Ability to exercise good judgment and to recognize and treat confidential information in a professional manner
Foley Hoag is committed to helping our clients achieve their desired results by excelling in the time-honored practices of the legal profession and seizing on new ways to continuously improve our performance and service level.
For nearly seven decades, Foley Hoag has represented public and private clients in a wide range of disputes and transactions around the world. We have established a leng...thy record of success in industries such as life sciences, health care, technology, energy/renewables, investment management and professional services. We also offer our clients market-leading international litigation and arbitration services, and expert counsel in the evolving field of corporate social responsibility.
From our offices in Boston, Washington, D.C., New York, and Paris, we provide creative, strategic legal advice tailored to clients’ unique goals. Our powerful regional, national and international practices share a common emphasis on superior client service.
What makes us different?
Insight – We deeply understand our clients’ businesses, priorities, strategies and industries.
Creativity – With approximately 250 lawyers, we have a reputation for an intellectual approach to case analysis and efficiently developing creative, compelling legal strategies.
Innovation – We are connected to the entrepreneurial community and detect emerging trends that will affect clients down the road.
Size – Our clients have the full sustained attention of partner-level talent backed by large-firm firepower.
Responsiveness – In an Internet-driven culture, we still like to pick up the phone and meet face to face to cultivate the deep mutual understanding needed for success.
Loyalty – The exceptionally long average tenure of our lawyers reflects the appeal of our easy-going yet professionally serious culture.
Diversity – In addition to their rich cultural diversity, our attorneys typically possess complementary expertise beyond the law, often manifested in multiple advanced degrees.