Legal Talent Manager

For the New York Office of a National Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage lateral Partner hiring firm-wide and lateral associate hiring for NY office; draft Partner candidate business case memoranda to Firm management; manage due diligence process;
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to decision-makers on assessing hiring needs and implementing lateral hiring strategies;
  • Review resumes; make assessments of applicants, oversee the scheduling of interviews and travel arrangements, collect and summarize feedback;
  • Build strong relationships with key search firms and lateral candidates
  • Oversee the onboarding and logistical integration of new hires;
  • Manage the creation and implementation of specific practice-group lawyer training programs.

Qualifications include:

  • 3+ years of lateral Partner recruiting expertise and some professional development experience; JD preferred;
  • Strong organizational skills; superior judgment and discretion;
  • Possesses interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with a diverse group of professionals;
  • Excellent client service skills and ability to influence decision makers;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to prioritize and get things done.


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