Here is the description on the firm’s website:
Director, Professional Recruitment & Development
The Washington, DC office of Finnegan, one of the world’s leading and largest intellectual property law firms, is seeking a Professional Recruitment and Development Director to handle the daily oversight, supervision, long range planning and strategic development of the Washington, DC, Atlanta, GA, Cambridge, MA, Palo Alto, CA, and Reston, VA attorney recruiting and professional development programs.
Responsibilities include developing Firm-wide attorney training and development programs; directing all aspects of the attorney recruiting, performance management and compensation processes, and associate retention and development. The Director will collaborate on firm-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives and serve as a liaison between attorneys and the partnership.
Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree; however, a Juris Doctorate or advanced degree is preferred. Candidates must have ten or more years of law firm experience overseeing attorney recruiting, summer associate programs, lateral associate recruiting, and new attorney pre-arrival and integration activities. Experience building a comprehensive strategy for the long-term professional development and retention of the Firm’s attorneys is imperative. Outstanding analytical and communication skills; critical thinking, initiative and a demonstrated commitment to legal profession are critical.
The firm offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:
Staff Recruiting Manager
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413
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