Attorney Recruiting Manager (Houston, Dallas, Chicago)

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with over 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices is seeking an Attorney Recruiting Manager reporting to the west coast/central senior manager of attorney recruiting. This position will reside in the Houston office and will be responsible for managing associate and other non-partner attorney recruiting programs, including law student recruiting, lateral attorney hiring and the summer associate program for the Houston, Dallas, and Chicago offices.

  • Partner with Houston, Dallas, and Chicago hiring partners and Recruiting Committees to develop and implement recruiting strategies at target law schools
  • Collaborate with a team of recruiters across our offices to ensure firmwide consistency, and to share resourceful and creative programming
  • Provide leadership and training for the Chicago attorney recruiting coordinator, as well as other members of the firmwide recruiting team
  • Travel to the Dallas and Chicago offices as necessary
  • Drive efforts to increase firm visibility at target law schools
  • Develop and foster law school career services and search firm relationships
  • Oversee the interview process, candidate communications, and database management
  • Design and manage the summer associate program social events, trainings, and evaluations
  • Work with practice group leadership to determine short term and long term lawyer hiring needs
  • Analyze recruiting trends and implement strategies to directly source laterals
  • Facilitate the successful orientation and integration of new lawyer joiners
  • Work with the west coast/central senior manager of attorney recruiting on strategic projects as needed
  • Ensure compliance with the firm's hiring policies and AAP guidelines
  • Establish and maintain the recruiting department budget
Experience and qualifications needed to perform this job successfully:
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of law firm recruiting experience, with at least two years in a supervisory capacity
  • Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of high-volume legal recruiting programs
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service to internal and external clients
  • Team player who is committed to superior standards of professionalism and productivity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work well under pressure
  • Discretion in dealing with confidential information
  • Detail-oriented work manner, and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive and flexible approach, and willingness to adjust to changing priorities
  • Available and willing to travel and attend events and to work hours as needed to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, LawCruit, WorkDay, or other applicant tracking system

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