The anticipated annual base salary range for this position in Los Angeles is $126,000 to $170,000. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the applicant, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, and when applicable, certifications or other professional licenses held.
4 Year Degree
ABOUT JENNER & BLOCK
Jenner & Block (www.jenner.com) is a law firm with global reach, with more than 500 lawyers and offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC. The firm is known for its prominent and successful litigation practice and experience handling sophisticated and high-profile corporate transactions. Firm clients include Fortune 100 companies, large privately held corporations, financial services institutions, emerging companies and venture capital and private equity investors. The American Lawyer magazine has ranked Jenner & Block as the #1 pro bono firm in the United States 10 times, most recently in 2019. The firm has been ranked in the top 10 in this category every year since 1990.
Jenner & Block is seeking a creative, organized, and detail-oriented West Coast Manager of Legal Recruiting to join our dynamic and collegial Talent Team in our mission to recruit the best legal talent. This role will be an essential part of our Recruiting Team and will lead and manage recruiting initiatives in our Los Angeles and San Francisco locations.
This position is an exempt position based in Los Angeles and is responsible for all aspects of lawyer and law student recruiting, including summer associates, first years, post-clerks and lateral associates, and will also manage our orientation and integration process for new lawyers joining the firm. This individual will support some key firmwide recruiting and DEI initiatives and will manage the West Coast Legal Recruiting Assistant. The Legal Recruiting Manager will report to the Firmwide Director of Legal Recruiting.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Managing the complete attorney recruitment processes for the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices including lateral attorney, post-clerk, and summer associate candidates including candidate sourcing, Law School OCI process, interview process, candidate communications, applicant tracking/database management, and onboarding.
Partnering with Talent Team, West Coast Hiring Partners, and Recruiting Committees to develop and execute hiring initiatives including lateral attorney, post-clerk, and summer associate recruiting.
Managing and overseeing the West Coast offices’ summer programs including orientation, training, assignment management and tracking, evaluations, exit interviews, and summer program event planning and execution.
Facilitating and maintaining positive relationships with key schools and organize targeted and consistent on-campus outreach to promote firm brand and visibility.
Supervising and providing guidance and leadership to West Coast Legal Recruiting Assistant.
Collaborating with firmwide Legal Recruiting, Professional Development, and DEI Teams to support and implement firmwide initiatives, share best practices, and ensure excellent and consistent candidate/customer experience.
Supporting the orientation and integration process for new attorneys
Serving as a trusted advisor for associates and directing them to appropriate firmwide team members and resources as needed
Partnering with the Chief Talent Officer and Firmwide Director of Legal Recruiting on firmwide strategic projects and initiatives
Maintaining the West Coast Offices’ recruiting budget
A four-year bachelor’s degree is required or equivalent work experience.
A minimum of 5 years prior experience in a law firm or professional services environment (law firm experience preferred).
Experience in managing recruiting with a comprehensive understanding of a law firm or professional services environment. Demonstrated ability to deliver a high standard of work while maintaining a customer service focus.
Ability to assume leadership role when necessary, and ability establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships with colleagues in other departments and at all levels of firm management.
Superior interpersonal, written and communication skills, and the ability to interface effectively, professionally, courteously, and confidently with candidates and all team members at the firm.
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills with strong attention to detail and sound business judgement.
Highly motivated, proactive self-starter with strong initiative and leadership skills with the ability to multi-task and meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to handle sensitive matters with discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs.
Regular travel to San Francisco office as required.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and Adobe Acrobat; experience with ViDesktop/applicant tracking systems and/or SharePoint and ability to master new software programs.
Jenner & Block LLP is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment and employment decisions are not made on the basis of an individual’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity and/or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, arrest record, matriculation, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital, parental, veteran, military, or order of protection status, or any other protected status or that of their relatives, friends, or associates.
At Jenner & Block, we shape what’s next through experience, vision, and judgment. In the most sensitive and consequential matters our clients face, we are known for finding a clear path forward. We are the litigators behind some of the most significant victories from the trial level to the US Supreme Court; the dealmakers behind landmark corporate transactions transforming industries and markets; the investigators and compliance monitors restoring public confidence following high-profile legal, economic, and reputational threats; and the advocates advancing clients’ interests and shaping policy. We stand out through bold action, intent, and impact.
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Founded in 1914, Jenner & Block is now an internati...onally recognized powerhouse with more than 500 lawyers across the United States and United Kingdom. Throughout our history, we have shaped the direction of law, business, and policy—from Witherspoon to Watergate, Lehman to Lawrence, Guantanamo to GM’s IPO. And we continue to shape today’s greatest legal battles – from DACA to Dobbs, energy transitions to voting rights, data security to national security.
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Our foundation is one of shared values: a commitment to integrity and professionalism, an eye towards a brighter future, and a tireless pursuit of justice. We have built a supportive and inclusive culture, where front-runners in our field—lawyers and professional staff, alike—can think and act with bold determination. Whether it is as champions for civil rights and social justice, or through our deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, pro bono, and civic engagement, or through the impact work we do for our clients every day, we embrace our role in shaping a brighter future for our people, our clients, and our communities.