Morgan Lewis - Washington, DC Attorney Recruiting Manager
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: R2319
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire an Attorney Recruiting Manager. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Attorney Recruiting, East Coast Region, the Attorney Recruiting Manager will be responsible for managing all non-partner attorney recruiting, including law student recruiting, lateral attorney hiring and the summer associate program for the Washington, DC office.
This position will be resident in the Washington, D.C. office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.
Key responsibilities of this position include:
Partner with the Washington, D.C. hiring partner and Recruiting Committee to develop and implement recruiting strategies at target and regional law schools
Provide leadership and supervise the recruiting coordinator and recruiting assistant, as well as other support staff indirectly
Drive efforts to increase firm visibility at target law schools
Develop and foster law school career services and search firm relationships
Oversee the interview process, candidate communications, and database management for student and lateral recruiting; Manage the Washington, D.C. OCI process, including overall strategy, registration, callback and offer process and offeree follow-up
Oversee the management of the Washington, D.C. summer associate program, including social events, trainings, assignments, and evaluations
Collaborate with a team of recruiters across all offices to ensure firmwide consistency, and to share resourceful and creative programming
Work with practice group leadership to determine lateral associate hiring needs
Manage the offer and onboarding process for all non-partner lateral hires in the Washington, D.C. office
Analyze recruiting trends and implement strategies to directly source lateral associates
Work with the Director of Attorney Recruiting and Senior Director of Associate Talent on strategic projects as needed
Ensure compliance with the firm's hiring policies and AAP guidelines
Establish and maintain the recruiting department budget
Experience and qualifications needed to perform this job successfully:
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of law firm recruiting experience, with at least two years in a supervisory capacity; the equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of high-volume legal recruiting programs
Ability to provide exceptional customer service to internal and external clients
Team player who is committed to superior standards of professionalism and productivity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Capacity to work well under pressure
Discretion in dealing with confidential information
Detail-oriented work manner, and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Proactive and flexible approach, and willingness to adjust to changing priorities
Available and willing to travel, attend events and to work hours as needed to meet deadlines
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Experience with ViRecruit is preferred
Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting “Careers.”
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We provide comprehensive litigation, corporate, finance, restructuring, employment and benefits, and intellectual property services in all major industries, helping clients address and anticipate challenges across vast and rapidly changing landscapes. And we approach every representation with an equal commitment to first understanding, and then efficiently and effectively advancing, the interests of our clients and arriving at the best results.