Attorney Professional Development, Attorney Recruitment, Diversity Management, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Brooks Pierce Law Firm has an immediate opening for an experienced Director of Recruiting and Professional Development. Brooks Pierce is a business law firm providing strategic counsel and innovative solutions to clients coast-to-coast and around the world. The firm is composed of nearly 100 attorneys located in offices in Greensboro, Raleigh, and Wilmington, North Carolina. The position will be based in either Raleigh or Greensboro, depending on the successful candidate’s preference.
We offer a strong benefits package that includes a generous PTO allotment, two medical and dental plans, vision, STD/LTD, life insurance, paid parking, a 401K match, and a collegial working environment.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter with salary requirements to email@example.com.
The Director of Recruiting and Professional Development is a dynamic role within the firm responsible for all aspects of attorney recruiting, spearheading diversity & inclusion initiatives, and fostering creative professional development opportunities for the firm’s associate attorneys. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Recruiting: Responsible for all aspects of attorney recruitment, including the summer associate program, new associate hiring and lateral recruiting, and developing and implementing the recruiting strategy in consultation with the Recruiting Committee and Management Committee.
Diversity & Inclusion: Spearheads the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion initiatives, working closely with the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and coordinating with other committees to ensure implementation of goals and plans on a firm-wide basis.
Professional Development: Responsible for associate and of counsel attorney training and development, in coordination with the Associates Committee. Oversees the onboarding process of new attorney hires.
Providing Supervision: Responsible for supervising and leveraging the skills of the Recruiting Coordinator to ensure recruiting, professional development and Diversity & Inclusion needs are met.
5 or more years of experience in law firm recruiting, professional development, and/or law school career development
Knowledge of law firm diversity and inclusion strategies and law firm operations
A strategic and creative thinker with sound judgment
Excellent organizational and communication skills, with an ability to work effectively with professionals at all levels of seniority
Ability to meet competing deadlines, which are assigned from various stakeholders
Ability to work effectively, and with poise, in a high pressure environment
About Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey, & Leonard, LLP
Brooks Pierce, a full-service business law firm, is one of the most respected law firms in the South, as well as one of the largest and fastest-growing in North Carolina with locations in Greensboro, Raleigh, and Wilmington. The firm's environment and structure is atypical of most large law firms as the attorneys are not confined to strict practice groups and are encouraged to move freely between practice areas. The firm maintains a culture that provides an opportunity for growth and education in whichever area of law you choose to practice. Brooks Pierce attorneys are consistently recognized with various accolades such as The Best Lawyers in America, Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" and North Carolina's "Super Lawyers."
For more information on Brooks Pierce, please go to www.brookspierce.com.