Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 18 offices worldwide, has an opening for an Attorney Recruiting Manager in our Los Angeles or San Diego office.
It's an exciting time to join MoFo's dynamic Attorney Recruiting team! We are in growth mode and building up our SoCal Attorney Recruiting team to support new legal talent acquisition initiatives. We are looking for a creative and driven teammate to manage the local SoCal Area (Los Angeles and San Diego) recruiting initiatives and programming for summer and lateral associates, law clerks, judicial clerks, and patent agents.
MoFo prides itself on our people. We are a smart, friendly, non-hierarchical and laid back bunch, excited for the right person to join our team and help us advance our candidate engagement and recruiting goals in the SoCal Area and beyond. The Attorney Recruiting Manager will:
Collaborate with SoCal hiring partners and recruiting committee to develop, implement and manage recruiting strategies and programs to best present Morrison & Foerster to law school and lateral candidates.
Collaborate with the Attorney Recruiting team across all of our offices to ensure firmwide consistency and to share effective and creative programming.
Support the Director of Attorney Recruiting on strategic campus engagement projects and initiatives related to candidate outreach, employer branding, data analysis, and technology and collaborate on lateral recruiting efforts.
Drive efforts to increase and improve firm visibility at targeted law schools and, develop and foster law school relationships.
Develop, execute and manage ongoing lateral attorney recruiting processes and related client service objectives and developments.
Manage the interview process, communications, and data tracking systems.
Work with SoCal Area practice group leadership to determine short term and long term attorney hiring needs.
Manage the SoCal Area summer associate program, including social events, trainings, surveys, and evaluations.
Facilitate the successful orientation and integration of all new associates and other attorneys.
Analyze recruiting trends and implement recruiting strategies to best directly source law school and lateral talent both locally and firmwide.
Supervise local Attorney Recruiting Coordinators and Specialists, as well as other support staff indirectly.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Minimum of five years of Recruiting experience required.
Prior campus and lateral recruiting experience is preferred either in the legal or other professional services industries.
Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of high-volume recruiting programs, including campus engagement, branding and events; talent sourcing and hiring; student on-campus recruiting; summer associate program; and candidate on-boarding and integration.
Outstanding interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills. Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment demonstrating reliability, dependability and flexibility is essential. Creativity is key!
Exceptional organizational, process, and follow-through skills. Ability to prioritize assignments and work independently to meet critical deadlines.
Ability to travel. This job requires occasional travel to other Morrison & Foerster offices and law school campuses, particularly in the summer and fall.
Flexibility to work beyond normal business hours, particularly in the summer and fall.
Who We Are
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