Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent full-time employment opportunity in the Talent Acquisition Department of our Washington, DC or Northern Virginia office. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
The Manager will report to the Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition and will work closely with the Chief Talent Officer to manage the full cycle recruitment process for lateral associates and non-track attorneys for the Washington, DC and Northern Virginia offices. May also provide additional support to other northeastern offices.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Works with office and/or practice leadership on strategic identification and development of lateral associate or non-track attorney candidate pipelines and assess senior-level candidate fit and strengths.
Meets regularly with office and/or practice leadership to review hiring needs and potential candidates.
Coordinates entire recruitment process for lateral associate/non-track attorney candidates, including initial review of candidate materials, respond to inquiries, collect information from lateral candidates, coordinate interview process (scheduling, monitoring, evaluation follow-up, etc.), and communicate with candidates and headhunters regarding candidate status.
Coordinates with the Legal Recruitment staff and other administrative departments (e.g., Human Resources, Conflicts) to complete various recruitment-related checks (background, conflicts, references, bar status, etc.) and new hire-related paperwork as well as other employment related processes.
Assists other offices with candidate and market research, as necessary.
Manages relationships with search firms.
Maintains applicant database and department records as well as generate reports.
Will be an active member of the local NALP city group chapter, attend city group meetings and aware of NALP guidelines and best practices.
Special projects, as needed from the Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition.
Skills & Competencies:
Exceptional planning and organization skills, ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and smoothly.
Outgoing, client service-oriented personality with a professional demeanor.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with candidates, all levels of firm personnel and a variety of external clients.
Must possess superior judgment and discretion and be able to protect and maintain highly confidential information.
Qualifications & Prior Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources, Business, or related field.
8-10 years of related attorney recruiting experience, preferably with a large law firm.
Working knowledge of recruiting software and applicant tracking systems.
Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
About Greenberg Traurig
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. A single entity worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100.