Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Dentons US LLP is currently recruiting for a Legal Recruitment Coordinator to be based in any of our Bay Area offices (Silicon Valley, Oakland or San Francisco). This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly collaborative team, help support the firm’s US recruiting strategy and gain lateral hiring experience. The Legal Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for helping to oversee all aspects of attorney recruiting, including partner, lateral attorney and entry level hiring. This position will play a significant role in managing our Summer Associate program and filling hiring needs.
Why Dentons is different
The legal profession is changing rapidly and Dentons is leading the way in advancing change for the benefit of clients. We are driven to challenge the status quo, delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value to our clients in new and innovative ways. With over 20,000 individuals in more than 200 offices around the world the opportunity is huge.
Dentons continues to receive external awards and recognition, including for our continued international expansion over the last 12 months; for ground-breaking innovation through the development of Nextlaw Labs and Nextlaw Global Referral Network; and for success in advising clients across multiple regions. Dentons is also a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index and a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner.
Against such rapid growth and change, this position offers the successful individual the chance to learn and make their mark in driving the lateral growth in the region.
Coordinate interview schedules for partner and associate candidates, to include overseeing video-conferencing logistics
Solicit feedback on candidates from partners and associates
Support the Legal Recruitment Managers in running the Summer Associate program, including tracking assignments, planning social events and training programs
Maintain and update candidate information in Applicant Tracking System (LawCruit), including correspondence to applicants and coordinate 1L and 2L on-campus recruiting efforts
Generate reports from LawCruit.
Facilitate conflicts and background checks for all candidates
Assist with travel arrangements and expenses for candidates
Perform market research for strategic recruiting searches
Support US recruiting projects and initiatives
Onboard contract attorneys
Attend local recruiting events as necessary
Assist with other related duties as assigned
Other duties may be assigned to fully meet the requirements of the position
What we offer
Competitive salary and annual merit bonus
Hybrid work schedule (work from home and work from office)
Location flexibility (role can be based in Silicon Valley, Oakland or San Francisco)
Full Benefits package
PTO Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package
Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. Dentons US LLP is an Affirmative Action Employer.
Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Experience & Qualifications
Minimum of two years of legal recruiting experience
Previous experience coordinating recruiting efforts among multiple offices and practice group desirable
Experience working with Intellectual Property practices would be helpful
Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and quality work product
Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills
Ability to work outside of the regular work schedule on occasion to meet department needs
Possess a high degree of trustworthiness and discretion, due to the highly confidential nature of the legal recruiting process
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required
Experience with an applicant tracking system is required; LawCruit experience is preferred
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Dentons US LLP
Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. www.dentons.com.