Lateral Associate Recruiting Manager

For the New York Office of an International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage lifecycle of firmwide lateral attorney recruitment, from hiring requests through orientation; serve as primary point of contact to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Liaise with Practice Leaders, Hiring Partners and firm leadership to understand and identify staffing needs;
  • Proactively and creatively source, attract, and engage targeted candidates using a multi-pronged approach;
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with external recruiters; closely manage the firm’s fee agreement process;
  • Support all phases of the lateral recruitment process for the US including arranging interviews, collating and disseminating feedback, and coordinating all steps in the hiring process;
  • Work closely with the Human Resources Operations and Talent Teams to successfully welcome and integrate lateral attorneys.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of professional services recruiting experience, preferably within a law firm; experience with lateral associate recruiting;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines;
  • Must be a team player and exercise good judgment;
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion;
  • Ability to work under pressure and have a professional demeanor;
Salary: $120k-$150k

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