Hanson Bridgett is a mid-sized California law firm with 180+ attorneys and offices in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, Sacramento and Los Angeles. Our full-service law firm is a certified B Corporation, driven by a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, charitable giving, and pro bono legal work.
We are seeking an Attorney Recruiting Manager to join our Attorney Recruiting Department. This is a full-time position. The Recruiting Manager will report to the Director of Attorney Recruiting and will work closely with other members of the Attorney Recruiting and Human Resources teams. The Recruiting Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of legal recruiting in collaboration with the Director of Attorney Recruiting and firm stakeholders in alignment with the firm's strategic initiatives. The Attorney Recruiting Manager will have flexibility to work remotely and their home office must be based in Northern California within close proximity to a Hanson Bridgett's Northern California offices. This role offers the opportunity to work in an agile matter and there is flexibility to work remotely when the Firm's offices are fully reopen and when office presence is not required.
Manage all aspects of legal recruiting, including the recruitment of law students, lateral associates as well as some lateral partner recruiting efforts.
Review resumes, participate in interviews, compile interview feedback, and provide regular updates to candidates, search firms, and to the Director of Recruiting, Section Leaders, Practice Group Leaders and other stakeholders to ensure candidates are moving efficiently through the recruiting process.
Actively source candidates through job postings, LinkedIn, networking, law school representatives, search firms, and referrals.
Manage interview process, communications, and database management.
Ensure compliance with hiring policies and NALP guidelines.
Facilitate the successful integration of new lawyers in collaboration with the HR Department.
Develop and manage the firm's Summer Associate Program, including managing a budget as well as the social and training calendar, assignment process, assignment feedback, mentors, writing coaches, committee meetings, meeting materials, and offer letters.
Interact directly with candidates, law school representatives, search firms, and firm stakeholders throughout the application and recruitment process.
Manage and oversee seminars, receptions, networking events and other virtual and in-person recruiting events.
Prepare offer letters, presentation materials, marketing brochures, and other meeting materials.
Analyze recruiting trends, outcomes, and metrics, prepare reports; implement strategies and programs in response.
Manage department expenses and reimbursements.
Manage relevant information on the firm's intranet.
Work on special projects and other firm initiatives as needed.
Perform various assignments at the request of the Recruiting Committee, Managing Partner, Section Leaders, Practice Group Leaders and Administrative Managers.
Required Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:
Minimum of 5 years of recruiting or equivalent experience in a law firm, professional services industry or other similar environment. Manager level legal recruiting experience preferred.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year institution required; J.D. is a plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Document Management Systems, Adobe.
Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems
Ability to multi-task and manage projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Ability to take direction from multiple sources and prioritize pressing deadlines
Strong planning and organization skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Professional, courteous and collaborative demeanor
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality
Takes initiative and is proactive in finding solutions to achieve results
Regular and predictable attendance is essential (both remote and in-person)
Availability to work beyond the regular business hours, including evenings and some weekends
Availability to travel between offices and to law schools and event venues
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as flexibility to work remotely in an agile manner within firm approved parameters. Title and salary depends on experience. Candidates with less experience are encouraged to apply and may be considered for a Specialist role.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume directly to our Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org and reference "Attorney Recruiting Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls please.
The people of Hanson Bridgett make our firm a special place. We work together to provide top-quality legal work and unsurpassed committed client service. We work hard, but we have fun doing it and strive to have a healthy balance between work and personal time. We are actively involved in community service and pro bono activities, and are committed to diversity in all respects. Hanson Bridgett seeks to recruit and hire talented, energetic, and committed people who share the same vision as us. This vision includes:
-Emphasis and focus on superb client services
-Commitment to a mutually supportive, respectful, and friendly environment
-Enthusiasm for the practice of law
-Desire for significant responsibility and client involvement with dynamic and interesting clients and areas of law
-Contribution to a well-managed and stable law firm
-Commitment to mentoring and diversity
Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks to ensure a positive and diverse work culture where each person may work and develop professionally to the best of their ability free of unlawful discrimination or prejudice. To this end, the firm is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination or prejudi...ce of any kind based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy. If Hanson Bridgett's values and vision match your interests and long-term goals, we encourage you to learn more about our firm through our website and to contact us so that we can evaluate employment opportunities further.