Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Job Summary: The Director, Attorney Recruiting has the responsibility for a range of attorney recruiting initiatives related to all lateral and entry level recruiting and the summer associate program. This professional interacts with all offices and various committees with oversight for these areas of responsibilities.
Job Responsibilities: • Actively liaises with practice group leaders and recruiting partner to identify staffing needs, and new and cost effective methods of conducting recruiting searches. • Directs the coordination of the summer associate program including identification of needs, recruitment and onboarding, work allocation, training, mentoring, social events, evaluations and exit interviews. • Oversees the administration of the fall recruiting program including reviewing and recommending target schools, facilitating the decision making process, and preparing projections and success reports for firm leadership as well as for various firm committees. • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with firm departments and committees, external professional associations and law schools. • Ensures participation in key surveys which have a direct effect on summer and fall recruiting. • Develops and manages a budget and oversees the allocation of funds for recruiting programs. • Hires, trains, and supervises administrative staff responsible for attorney recruiting functions. • Collaborates with Professional Development and Diversity & Inclusion teams to maximize recruiting effectiveness. • In conjunction with Marketing, utilizes the alumni database and social media outlets as a tool in connecting with and recruiting high quality attorneys. • Works with Diversity Council to implement firm wide diversity initiatives, including the recruitment and retaining of diverse attorneys. • Works with other directors and managers to plan for potential business disruption, ensure critical data is backed up properly and create business continuity solutions by testing and implementing various recovery plans enabling the firm to resume normal operations as soon as possible following a disaster. • Protects firm and client information by ensuring compliance with the firm’s information security policies, safeguarding firm assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference and reporting security events or potential events or other security risks to management.
Education The position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field. Equivalent training and experience may substitute for education.
Experience The position requires a minimum of ten (10) years of increasingly responsible, directly related recruiting and development experience in a law firm environment that included successful management of people, programs, projects, and finances/budgets.
About Crowell & Moring LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with nearly 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels. EOE m/f/d/v Crowell & Moring participates in the E-Verify program.