Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 17 offices worldwide, has an opening for an Attorney Recruiting Manager within our Attorney Recruiting Group in ourWashington D.C. office.
It's an exciting time to join MoFo's dynamic Attorney Recruiting team! We are seeking an Attorney Recruiting Manager to manage the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia law school, lateral associate, lateral partner, and patent agent recruiting programs. This individual will also manage and take ownership of the summer associate programs in both offices. The Manager will provide support on firmwide projects and initiatives to create efficiencies and best practices across all of our offices.
MoFo prides itself on our people. We are a smart, friendly, non-hierarchical and laid back bunch, excited for the right person to join our team and help us advance our recruiting initiatives in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and beyond. The Attorney Recruiting Manager will:
Collaborate with Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia hiring partners and recruiting committees to develop, implement and manage recruiting strategies and programs to best present Morrison & Foerster to law school and lateral candidates;
Support the Director of Attorney Recruiting and East Coast Regional Attorney Recruiting Manager on firmwide strategic projects and initiatives related to process, data analysis, branding, and technology;
Drive efforts to increase and improve firm visibility at targeted law schools and, when needed, develop and foster law school and search firm relationships;
Manage the interview process, communications, and data tracking systems;
Work with Washington, D.C. practice group leadership to determine short term and long term attorney hiring needs;
Manage the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia summer associate programs, including social events, trainings, surveys, and evaluations;
Facilitate the successful integration of all new associates and other attorneys;
Analyze recruiting trends and implement recruiting strategies to best directly source law school and lateral talent both locally and firmwide;
Establish, adhere to and maintain the recruiting department budget for the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia offices;
Supervise local Attorney Recruiting Specialist, as well as other support staff indirectly.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Minimum of five years of Recruiting experience required, with at least two years in a supervisory capacity preferred.
Prior legal recruiting experience is preferred, including the demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of high-volume legal recruiting programs, including lateral attorney sourcing and hiring; law student on-campus recruiting; and the summer associate program and event planning.
Outstanding interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills. Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment demonstrating reliability, dependability and flexibility is essential.
Exceptional organizational, process, and follow-through skills. Ability to prioritize assignments and work independently to meet critical deadlines.
Expertise in relevant technology; Taleo, Workday, or other applicant tracking system experience is preferred.
Ability to travel. This job requires occasional travel to other Morrison & Foerster offices and law school campuses, particularly in the summer and fall.
Who We Are
At Morrison & Foerster, our culture is defined by our deeds. We’re passionate about what we do. We’re equally passionate about how we do it. We resist hierarchies and operate within a model of respect — for our colleagues, their ideas, and the differences that make us stronger. We encourage you to learn more about who we are, and what we do.
Should you find you’re ready to do the best work of your life, we encourage you to let us know!
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About Morrison & Foerster LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP, an AmLaw 50 law firm with 17 offices worldwide, has an opening for an Attorney Recruiter in our Washington D.C. office.
Morrison & Foerster LLP is a premier global law firm committed to delivering success for our clients around the world. We achieve that by hiring the best talent for every position in our firm. Our progressive workplace policies and our commitment to diversity and collegiality create an environment ideally suited to teamwork and collaboration. We are proud of our numerous workplace awards, including being named to FORTUNE's list of Best Companies to Work For, American Lawyer's ''A'' list, and for several years running, have been the Vault survey's #1 law firm for diversity.