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Attorney Recruiting Manager

Company: Crowell & Moring
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job Description Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia that represents clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and transactional and corporate matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation and government-facing matters, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity, equity, and inclusion. For the health and safety of the workforce, Crowell & Moring LLP is requiring that all prospective employees present proof that they are fully-vaccinated and---if eligible---boosted against COVID-19, or seek a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons, prior to their first day of employment. Prospective employees who are fully-vaccinated but not yet eligible for a booster shot will be required to obtain a booster within one week of eligibility as a condition of continued employment. ---Crowell & Moring LLP is an equal opportunity employer. Crowell & Moring LLP will engage in the interactive process with candidates who are unable to be vaccinated and/or boosted due to a sincerely held religious belief or medical reasons and explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations Crowell & Moring is able to offer.--- The Attorney Recruiting Manager will manage and administer the lateral associate and counsel recruitment process, on-campus interview program and summer associate program in the New York, NY Office. Job Responsibilities Law Student/On-Campus Recruitment Process: - Manage all aspects of the on-campus recruiting, callback interviews and offer follow-up processes and programs for the NY office, including: review resumes, make candidate selections, communicate with career services offices and manage program logistics, schedule offer decision meetings, manage offer and candidate follow-up process, serve as the primary point of contact for candidates and attorneys on interview days and throughout the process. - Interview law student candidates and provide interview evaluations; attend and facilitate NY hiring committee meetings, make candidate recommendations to the committee. - Working with the firm-wide recruitment team plan interviewer training and other interviewer prep meetings and logistical correspondence for the NY office. - Develop and maintain strong working relationships with law school career office contacts. Summer Program: - Working with the firm-wide recruitment team, develop and lead a first-rate and comprehensive summer associate program in the NY office. - Monitor summer associate workloads and assignment evaluations to ensure continuous feedback and balanced workloads. - Partner with professional development team to determine and schedule training programs and scheduling all summer committee meetings. - Oversee coordination of first-year associate pre-arrival communication, on-boarding and logistics process. Lateral Associate/Counsel Recruitment: - Manage the full-cycle lateral recruitment process for NY associate, counsel and professional track attorney candidates, ensuring a first-rate experience for all candidates. -Partner with practice group leaders to determine lateral hiring needs and establish creative avenues to effectively and efficiently fill positions with top talent. -Communicate effectively and responsively with candidates and internal practice group leaders on all aspects of the recruitment process. - Establish and maintain relationships with legal search firms and other external recruitment sources. Circulate internal referral emails; utilize alumni network, diverse attorney organizations and LinkedIn Recruiter to advertise needs and source lateral attorney talent. - Assist in developing talent pipelines, alternative strategic recruitment methods and firm-wide processes and procedures to effectively and efficiently fill positions with top-rate talent. - Analyze, compile, and update various demographic and recruitment data reports. - Oversee NY associate/counsel orientation and onboarding process to ensure completion and efficiency. General: - Project manage the NY office to NALP forms, recruitment surveys and other related reports. - Maintain and update recruitment content on firm intranet site, LinkedIn page, external website and other related marketing materials. -Ensure compliance with office specific recruitment budget. Review and approve expense reports and make annual budget recommendations. - Stay current and informed on legal industry recruitment best practices, trends and news; be an active member of local legal recruitment organization and NALP. - Attend and assist with facilitating recruiting committee meetings and department meetings. Qualifications Requirements: Education The position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field. Equivalent training and experience may substitute for education. A minimum of five (5) years of professional recruitment experience with increasing levels of responsibility in a law firm, law school, legal recruitment agency or similar professional services organization is required. Must have at least three (3) years of experience managing and training a direct report. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities --- Ability to pay impeccable attention to detail. --- Intermediate knowledge of MS Suite to produce quality written communications such as memos, spreadsheets, slides, and standard work documents. --- Knowledge of advanced functions of Excel. --- Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, including editing work for spelling and grammar, with attorneys, staff, and law students. --- Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements. --- Ability to provide quality client service to both internal and external contacts, regarding both routine and complex matters and to develop continuing professional relationships. Requires tact, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and patience. --- Ability to effectively assign and direct the work of others to ensure accurate and timely completion. --- Ability to lead others effectively in a team or cooperative, enthusiastic and friendly environment to complete projects and to reach established goals and objectives in a timely manner. --- Demonstrated ability to represent the firm with honesty, integrity, and professionalism, consistently acting in an ethical manner. Additional Information Crowell & Moring LLP offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes progressive options such as back up child care, wellness programs, cultural events and social activities. We take great pride in our positive, friendly culture that rewards hard work and success, at the same time recognizing the importance of family and community service. EOE m/f/d/v Crowell & Moring LLP participates in the E-Verify program.

Keywords: Crowell & Moring, Chicago , Attorney Recruiting Manager, Human Resources , Chicago, Illinois

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