Job Posting: Attorney Recruiting Manager

JOB SUMMARY:
 
Troutman Sanders, a leading national law firm, has an exciting opportunity for an Attorney Recruiting Manager to be based in San Francisco, San Diego, or Orange County, CA. This newly-created position will oversee all non-partner attorney recruiting for the firm’s four West Coast offices (San Francisco, San Diego, Orange County, and Portland, OR).  We are searching for someone who wants to be a valued contributor and join an innovative, talented, and dynamic team. The Recruiting Manager is responsible for executing many of the goals and activities of Troutman’s Attorney Recruiting Department and will collaborate directly with relevant partners, staff, and other stakeholders around the firm.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
Law Student Recruiting
• Manage all aspects of West Coast office participation in on-campus recruiting at law schools, including on-campus interview (OCI) registrations, candidate pre-selections, preparing OCI materials for attorneys and students, planning OCI receptions, and preparing callback interview schedules and logistics.
• Propose and implement strategies for law student outreach including cultivating and maintaining relationships with law school career services and student groups, identifying new organizations for sponsorship and partnerships, and developing on-campus and spring recruiting initiatives (student receptions, speaking engagements, etc.) to raise the profile of Troutman Sanders on campus.
• Participate in Recruiting Committee meetings, including presenting applicant files and maintaining updated hiring statistics.
• Plan and execute West Coast office summer associate programs, including overseeing and promoting social events and substantive summer associate trainings, as well as tracking and reviewing summer associate assignments and evaluations and assisting with offer decisions.
Lateral Attorney Hiring
• Collaborate with firm leadership, attorneys, and the Director of Attorney Recruiting to determine hiring needs and source candidates.
• Review candidate resumes, coordinate interview schedules, and participate in interviews.
• Manage relationships with search firms.
• Support the Firm's strategic initiatives with respect to hiring, onboarding and integrating lateral attorneys.
• Keep abreast of key market issues and trends. Track information and analyze competitive data, best practices and trends to make recommendations to adopt when appropriate.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s degree required; J.D. preferred.
• Minimum of 2+ years of legal recruiting/talent management experience in a law firm or other professional services setting required; candidates without legal recruiting/talent management experience will be considered if they have a J.D. and at least 3 years of experience as a practicing lawyer at a large law firm.
• Strong working knowledge of and familiarity with West Coast legal markets, particularly California and Portland, OR.
• Sophisticated strategic and analytical thinking, drive, initiative, and problem-solving skills required.
• Effective client service skills, with proven organizational skills and the ability to set priorities and multi-task while meeting multiple deadlines.
• Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of personnel.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, as well as strong attention to detail and organization is required.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, with salary requirements, to [email protected].