Lateral Partner Recruiting Manager

For the New York Office of a Top Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of the identification and assessment process for every US Lateral Partner candidate; work closely with the Lateral Hiring Partner and Practice Group Leaders to develop recruiting efforts and align strategies with business needs;
  • Create and maintain positive and effective relationships with recruiting firms and other external candidate sources to identify and target appropriate Lateral Partner candidates;
  • Work closely with the Lateral Hiring Partner and the Chief Diversity Officer to develop Partner recruitment methodologies that support and advance the Firm's diversity commitment and goals;
  • Develop tools for Department and Practice Group Leaders and Office Managing Partners to improve and enhance Lateral Partner recruiting;
  • Raise the internal and external visibility and perception of the Firm’s Lateral Partner recruitment efforts;
  • Work closely with HR and Firm leadership to ensure the smooth integration of new hires into the Firm.

Qualifications include:

  • 8+ years of recruiting experience in a law firm or other professional services firm; Bachelor’s degree required; JD preferred;
  • 3+ years of experience supervising one or more recruiting personnel or other related support personnel;
  • Excellent written and oral communication;
  • Strong leadership skills which translate into an engaged, high-performance lateral recruiting team;
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate the planning of events, maintain effective communication and work well both independently and as part of a group;
  • Ability to remain discreet and maintain confidentiality.


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