Wisnik Career Enterprises, Inc.

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Director of Lateral Legal Recruiting

At the Chicago Office of a Leading National Law Firm
This is a filled position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for strategically planning, implementing and managing all aspects of Firmwide recruiting and integration efforts relating to lateral Members, Senior Counsel and Government Policy Advisors;
  • Work with the Chief Human Resources Officer to identify legal requirements and regulations which affect the recruiting process; formulate policies and procedures to ensure compliance, as well as consistency with the recruiting objectives of the Firm;
  • Develop, prepare and analyze reports and projections regarding attrition rates, market trends, best hiring practices and information related to the recruitment of lateral professionals;
  • Develop, implement and maintain the Firm�s lateral integration process;
  • Oversee the compilation and/or preparation of an integration summary report and productivity statistics for recent lateral hires for reporting to the Firm�s Executive Board and Department Directors on a quarterly basis.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor�s degree in related field or equivalent related work experience. JD a significant plus;
  • Minimum of ten years related work experience in a large law firm or in a professional services environment, with a strong record of recruitment success;
  • Excellent written and oral communication, organizational and management skills;
  • Ability to exercise sound business judgment and diplomacy in complex situations; ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion;
  • Highly developed problem-solving, decision-making and negotiation skills;
  • Frequent travel to all Firm offices is required.

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