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Manager of Attorney Recruitment and Development
About The Firm
Latham & Watkins is one of the top ten law firms in the world, with more than 4,000 personnel located in 30 offices around the globe. Since 1934, the attorneys, paralegals, and professional staff of our firm have been driven by the core values that define who we are: respect, entrepreneurship, teamwork and a commitment to deliver the highest quality work and service to our clients. Regardless of title, everyone at Latham is expected to exceed expectations, reach for new challenges, and achieve great things. In addition to providing legal counsel to top public and privately held corporations, investment banks and private equity firms, Latham provided more than US $100 million in free legal services in 2009 alone via its award-winning pro bono program.
A leader in professional services, Latham employs the best and brightest professionals to sustain the firm’s growing global infrastructure and support the operations of each of our practice offices. We are currently seeking a Manager of Attorney Recruitment and Development to join our San Diego office.
As a Manager of Attorney Recruitment and Development at Latham you will contribute your expertise to contribute to the strategic planning and implementation of goals and objectives of the Department. You will report directly to the Office Administrator.
The successful candidate will manage all aspects of lateral attorney hiring, the fall and summer recruiting programs, and new attorney orientation, integration and development. Your responsibilities will include developing and maintaining relationships with Office Managing Partners, Local Department Chairs, Global Recruiting Managers and other local Recruiting Committee members regarding the ongoing hiring needs of practice offices. You will also ensure that a full array of training and professional development opportunities are provided and will develop budgets and monitor expenses for outreach and recruiting efforts. Leadership ability, supervisory experience, professional presence, initiative, team orientation, commitment to diversity and excellent interpersonal, organizational, management, and technical skills are a must.
Latham & Watkins values versatility and adaptability in our high paced, collaborative environment. You will be expected to apply your organizational skills, communication skills and attention to detail to meet multiple deadlines while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. You must have a bachelorâ€™s degree in business or a related field â€“ an MBA or JD is a plus. An ideal candidate should have five (5) years of experience in a large law firm or professional services environment.
This is a great opportunity for a candidate who has strong management skills, ability to establish and manage deadlines, excellent leadership skills and well developed interpersonal skills. If you are the right candidate and can meet these requirements, please submit your resume by clicking the Apply Now link on this page.
Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world’s leading law firms.