Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
The Lateral Attorney Recruiting Coordinator will be a recruiting professional with excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks. The lateral attorney hiring process includes but is not limited to: serving as the contact for senior partners within all practice areas in regard to lateral attorney needs, sourcing candidates through headhunters, arranging interview schedules, updating K&E website with open position information, accurately tracking all candidates, and coordinating orientation process.
Coordinate Lateral Attorney Hiring Process
Communicate and work closely with partners regarding lateral needs
Act as primary contact for lateral candidates throughout interview process
Review and process lateral resumes
Follow-up appropriately to collect comments and distribute results
Act as primary contact for headhunters submitting resumes
Maintain firmwide lateral pipeline chart tracking all lateral hires
Prepare reports as needed
Maintain list of current open positions and keep headhunters apprised of needs
Process lateral hire paperwork
Coordinate office assignments with the facilities team
Draft correspondence to lateral hires with respect to new-hire details
Circulate lateral associate welcome memos
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years recruiting experience, preferably in a legal or consulting environment. The ability to maintain a professional demeanor in all settings is essential. Degree in related field is a plus. Flexibility to work overtime is a must.
Internal Number: 4697
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.