Job Posting: Director of Attorney Recruiting (San Francisco or Mountain View, CA)

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

We have an opening for a Director of Attorney Recruiting who will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of attorney recruiting, including lateral attorneys, entry level attorneys and summer associates, and direct responsibility for all lateral partner hiring. Reporting to the Chief Talent Officer, this individual will also lead the attorney recruiting team, creating a collaborative team environment with an open communication culture and providing strategic and effective guidance, mentorship and professional development coaching to all team members. This position can be based in our Mountain View or San Francisco (CA) office with travel to other offices as needed.
Responsibilities Include:
Lateral Partner Recruiting
Lateral Associate Recruiting, Summer Program and Fall Recruiting
Additional Responsibilities
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree plus at least ten years’ experience in legal recruiting in law firms or law school (master’s degree or JD a plus). Experience overseeing attorney recruiting programs, including lateral partner recruiting, and a proven track record of effectively leading a team.
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