Seyfarth Shaw has an exciting opportunity for a recruiting professional to help implement the recruiting strategy for the Firm, as part of a broader investment the Firm is making in its recruiting, professional development and talent management functions. This position will be based out of our San Francisco office and, in conjunction with the Regional Sr. Legal Recruiting Manager, West Coast, provide support for the attorney recruiting efforts for Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Seyfarth Shaw has more than 900 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney and serves as a national platform and an international gateway to serve the changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.
The Legal Recruiting Coordinator manages the recruiting process for non-partner attorneys in their assigned office(s). Reporting to the Regional Sr. Legal Recruiting Manager, West Coast and working closely with hiring partners, the position is responsible for implementing attorney search strategies to identify high quality candidates, in alignment with the Firm’s core values of diversity, collaboration, and innovation.
Publicize job openings to reach a broad and diverse applicant pool.
Track and review applications in a timely manner, and identify qualified candidates for interview.
Schedule interviews with candidates, gather interview feedback, and prepare summary of interview evaluations.
Ensure a positive candidate experience by welcoming candidates, overseeing interviews, and providing prompt feedback to candidates and search firms.
Maintain an updated recruiting database and prepare regular reports on the status of open requisitions and pending candidates.
Communicate with recruiting agencies and applicants regarding inquiries, offers, and application status.
Facilitate candidate due diligence, including background check, conflicts check, bar admission verification, bar standing, and references.
Assist with on-boarding and integration process of new hires.
Coordinate Summer Fellowship Program for the assigned office(s).
Provide administrative support on lateral partner recruiting.
Establish and maintain relationships with legal search firms, ensure that contingency fee agreements are in place and current, and process placement fee invoices in a timely manner.
Participate in local office meetings and collaborate with local office administration on recruiting efforts.
Assist the Legal Recruiting team with other projects or tasks assigned from time to time.
Initiative, team orientation, commitment to diversity and excellent interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills are required. Detail oriented, creative problem solving skills, and ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple and shifting priorities. Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating needs is required.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Knowledge of viRecruit and Workday a plus. Knowledge of attorney recruiting procedures and a minimum of three years’ law firm or other professional recruiting experience is required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Internal Number: 191021
About Seyfarth Shaw
At Seyfarth Shaw LLP, we are leading the way to deliver legal services more effectively, more efficiently, more transparently. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits. Recently, BTI Consulting Group recognized Seyfarth as one of the nation’s best law firms for client service in its 2014 BTI Client Service A-Team Report, which ranks firms based only on client feedback that serve the Fortune 1000. Corporate counsel said Seyfarth “excels” in “Unprompted Communication” and “Anticipating the Needs of Clients” - key tenets of our SeyfarthLean client service model - where the firm ranked “Best of the Best.” Seyfarth also earned a spot on the Financial Times FT US Innovative Lawyers 2013 index. The recognition reflects the ongoing efforts of the firm to lead the way in integrating legal excellence with innovative client solutions that drive value.*Our London office operates as Seyfarth Shaw (UK) LLP, an affiliate of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Our Australian practice operates as Sey...farth Shaw Australia, an Australian multidisciplinary partnership affiliated with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. For more information please visit www.seyfarth.com.