Qualifications include:

•Bachelor's degree required; 5+ years recruiting experience in a large law firm or professional services industry;

•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good judgment, proven leadership capabilities, a professional and friendly demeanor, a commitment to confidentiality, and strong professional and ethical standards;

•Highly motivated, creative problem solver, flexible, results-oriented, and possesses the ability to work independently under pressure with demanding deadlines;

•Ability to work well with all levels of firm personnel and establish effective working relationships throughout the firm;

•Proven ability to persuade and influence professionals to try new approaches and drive progress;

•Demonstrated success in managing and delivering programs and executing tasks associated with large projects and functions;

•Strong work ethic, ability to master new tasks, and a desire to work in an intellectually challenging and team-oriented culture;

•Strong organizational, administrative, and word processing skills;

•Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule that will frequently require travel among region’s offices, extended hours, and periodic weekend work;

•Proficiency with applicant data tracking software, preferably PeopleSoft Recruit Workforce and/or Yello. Proficiency with Leopard Law and/or LinkedIn Recruiter is a plus.


K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents in more than 40 offices. We have experienced dramatic growth in the past decade and now rank among the largest U.S. based law firms in the world.  We take pride in constantly striving for innovation, imagination and an entrepreneurial spirit. We come up with big ideas and then roll up our sleeves to get the job done, guiding our clients through their most complex issues in a variety of industry sectors and across multiple regions of the world. 

The industry recognition the firm has garnered emanates from the foundation of a global community aligned on behalf of our clients. The people at K&L Gates are committed to working together to create a legacy for each other, the firm, our clients, and the communities in which we serve. We thrive in an inclusive and socially conscious environment that embraces diversity and takes a holistic approach to the career evolution of all our professionals.

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We offer a dynamic work environment and excellent benefits.


The Firm is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Firm that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy governs all aspects of employment including, without limitation, recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, assignment and dismissal. In addition, it is the Firm’s policy to provide an environment that is free of unlawful harassment of any kind including, without limitation, that which is sexual, racial, age-related, disability-related or ethnic background-related.