McGuireWoods LLP has an opening for an Attorney Recruiting Manager for our Chicago, IL office. The manager is responsible for all aspects of attorney hiring and the summer program including developing and implementing recruiting strategies, coordinating on-campus interviews, screening candidates, and scheduling interviews. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years recruiting in a law firm or professional services environment with management experience.
McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and business solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 184 years. Our law firm has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. People come here to do great, challenging work and we provide the resources and training for them to succeed and develop professionally. Working together from offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods is dedicated to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.
Manage the attorney recruitment for assigned offices including the on-campus interview process, Summer Associate program and lateral hiring
Assess attorney needs, consulting with department heads and obtaining necessary management approval to effectively recruit and meet department/firm needs
Draft and post attorney job postings and advertisements to aid in the recruiting process
Review resumes, transcripts and writing samples in order to select the most qualified candidates
Coordinate all phases of the lateral attorney interview process, including the initial screening and interviews
Organize the on campus interview process with law schools and job fairs annually
Manage and coordinate the Summer Associate Program
Assist in preparation and monitoring of attorney recruiting and summer associate budget
Requires a minimum of five years law firm recruiting experience
Bachelors degree preferred
Must be able to multi-task in a deadline driven environment and to manage large projects while maintaining attention to detail
Requires the ability to accurately assess client needs and select the most qualified candidates based on that assessment
Must have strong prioritization and organizational skills, effective communication skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with all levels of firm personnel
Able to handle pressure situations while maintaining professionalism
Substantial amount of travel required to visit various law schools and assigned offices
Internal Number: 2019-4301
About McGuireWoods LLP
McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and public affairs solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 200 years collectively. Our commitment to excellence in everything we do gives our clients a competitive edge in everything they do.
Our law firm, over its 185-year history, has earned the loyalty of our many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses, and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. Our wholly-owned affiliate, McGuireWoods Consulting, now in its 21st year, provides a unique — and uniquely potent — combination of state and federal government relations prowess, buttressed by world-class infrastructure, economic development, and advocacy expertise.
Working together from 26 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods and McGuireWoods Consulting share a dedication to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions.
It all adds up to excellence . . . for our clients.