Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Legal Recruiting position in our Hartford, CT location. The Director of Legal Recruiting leads the Firm’s legal recruitment efforts, including creating on-campus recruitment strategies for a variety of Law Schools and implementing the summer associate program, with complete oversight and management of the day-to-day recruiting activities in order to maximize the number of top law students accepting their offers to join the Firm. Additionally, there will be a strong focus on lateral recruitment, helping the Firm to identify qualified laterals to compliment thriving practices.
The Director of Legal Recruiting interfaces regularly with senior Firm management, lawyers at all levels, and staff from other departments, and continually creates, develops and implements effective processes and best practices for all elements of the recruiting life cycle.
A bachelor’s degree is required, and a J.D. is preferred. Qualified candidates must have at least seven years of recruiting experience in a professional services firm.
Superior verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple and rapidly changing priorities.
Must be a self-starter with excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills and follow-through to carry tasks through to completion without prompting.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and address sensitive matters with appropriate discretion and diplomacy.
Must be creative, flexible, innovative and open to new ideas and evolving responsibilities in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.
Superior judgment and interpersonal skills.
Qualified candidates can apply here. Shipman & Goodwin LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Shipman & Goodwin’s value lies in our commitment -- to our clients, to the law and to the community.
We have one goal: to help our clients achieve their goals. How we accomplish it is simple: we devote our considerable experience and depth of knowledge to understand each client’s unique needs, business and industry, and then we develop solutions to meet those needs.
For more than 90 years, clients have turned to Shipman & Goodwin when they need a trusted advisor. With our invaluable awareness of each client’s challenges, we can counsel them at every step -- to keep their operations running smoothly, help them navigate complex business transactions, position them for future growth, or resolve business disputes. We handle the most sophisticated assignments while being responsive and attentive to each client. The success of our clients is of primary importance to us and our attorneys are skilled in the practice areas and industry sectors critical to that success.
With more than 170 attorneys in offices throughout Connecticut, New York and in Washington, DC, we serve the needs of local, regional, national and international clients. Our clients include public and private companies, institutions, government entities, non-profit organizations and individuals.