Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP is a full-service law firm that offers clients the national reach and sophisticated experience of a large firm and the local connections and value of a boutique firm. We have sixteen locations spanning from the east coast to the mid-west and counsel clients across the entire United States and internationally.
We are seeking a Manager of Attorney Recruiting. This position may be filled in any of our offices, with a preference for Baltimore, Chicago, Philadelphia, or Washington, DC. A hybrid remote arrangement is negotiable. This role will involve the management of all student-related recruiting, the Firm’s annual summer associate program, and all aspects of campus involvement. Working at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr provides the support of a large firm and close connections with colleagues like a boutique. We are looking for the next member of our close-knit team!
Essential Functions of the Role:
Work with Director of Student Recruitment, Hiring Partner, and departmental leadership to develop short and long-term hiring strategies to support summer associate recruitment efforts.
Manage campus recruitment efforts including law school outreach and creating and maintaining relationships with law schools career services offices, law alumni, and other stakeholders.
Oversee fall recruiting on campus and callback process, including follow-up efforts and events. Travel to on-campus events as needed.
Prepare and present hiring outcome reports and analyses for the Hiring Committee and firm leadership.
Manage and maintain student group partnerships, and plan and execute networking events.
Develop and implement new strategies and programs to attract and identify student candidates.
Oversee hiring for diversity pipeline programs.
Manage all aspects of the summer associate program, including assignments, evaluations, feedback, and training.
Plan and execute all social activities for the summer program. Attend summer associate events and other firm-sponsored recruiting events.
Conduct annual interview training for all attorneys involved with student recruiting.
Work with marketing to create branding and marketing for summer program and firm in connection with on-campus recruitment and ongoing recruiting efforts.
Partner on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts to support attorney recruitment through coordination with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, affinity groups, and the Director of Career Development & Inclusion.
Prepare summer associate and fall recruiting annual budget and reviews, monitors, and approve related expenses throughout the year. Perform financial analyses and contract term reviews in line with firm procedures related to events.
Assist as needed with lateral associate hiring, including scheduling of interviews, working with external recruiters, and other duties related to hiring and onboarding.
Keep current on trends in recruiting through professional development seminars/conferences and peer networking.
Develop and manage technology-related recruiting resources to enhance the success of student recruiting and diversity recruitment (i.e. due diligence, attorney/recruiting statistics, market data, trends, lateral movement, former prospects, alumni, recruiting website, etc.).
Responsible for other special projects and related duties as assigned.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, & Other Job-Related Competencies:
Ability to effectively prioritize department work requirements and delegate effectively.
Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills.
Experience with leading and supervising others.
Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities.
Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter when needed.
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment.
Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team.
Comfort working across offices and with colleagues in a remote environment.
Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment.
Demonstrated managerial, administrative, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
Strong sense of urgency and professional client service orientation.
Flexibility to travel, adjust hours, and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required. JD degree or Master’s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred.
Minimum of six years of progressively responsible administrative experience, one of which was in a law firm or similar setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least 2 years of supervisory experience.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and related workplace issues.
Understanding of the wide-ranging areas of law practiced by a full-service law firm.
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, seek qualified applicants, and make personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP is a full-service law firm that offers clients the national reach and sophisticated experience of a large firm and the local connections and value of a boutique firm. We have 16 locations spanning from the east coast to the mid-west and counsel clients across the entire United States and internationally.
Working at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr provides the support of a large firm and the close connections with your colleagues like a boutique. We are looking for the next member of our close-knit team!