Foley & Lardner, an international law firm passionate about innovation and taking care of our people, is seeking a Legal Recruiting Coordinator to join the team in our Los Angeles or San Francisco office. We take pride in being consistently recognized, not only for our innovation, but providing high quality service to our clients and infusing diversity and teamwork throughout our organization. Join forward-looking professionals working together every day to make a difference and help our clients and communities. Foley additionally offers a competitive and extensive benefits and compensation package designed to meet your needs.
Foley & Lardner LLP is searching for a Legal Recruiting Coordinator to manage summer associate and entry-level recruiting for the firm’s west coast offices (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley). Candidates with sufficient experience may also be considered for a Specialist or Senior Coordinator title. The Legal Recruiting Coordinator interfaces regularly with partners, associates, law school representatives and candidates, and is a proactive representation of the firm. The Legal Recruiting Coordinator will travel to the other offices and law schools in the region as necessary. Responsibilities for this position will include the following: facilitate on-campus interviewing and job fairs, coordinate callback interviews, plan and oversee all aspects of the summer associate program, develop and leverage relationship with law school career services’ departments, identify/organize/execute outreach events to enhance the firm’s brand at target law schools and with target law students, assist in the administrative processes related to hiring such as preparing offer letters and maintaining accurate candidate files in the applicant tracking system. The selected individual will provide support to the Recruiting Committee in the west coast offices as well as collaborate with other members of the firm’s Legal Recruiting Department.
Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Human Resources, Business, or a related field
2-3 years of recruiting experience in the professional services industry and/or a Juris Doctor
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, time management and organizational skills
Ability to exercise sound judgment and professionalism
Ability to turn concepts and visions into actions
Demonstrated experience working both independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team
Must have proficiency with MS Word and Excel as well as familiarity with general database management
Ability to travel is required
Previous law firm and event planning experience
Knowledge or experience with recruiting in the professional services industry
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status or medical condition. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Foley & Lardner LLP provides award-winning business and legal insight to clients across the country and around the world. Our exceptional client service, value, and innovative technology are continually recognized by our clients and the legal industry. Foley has been recognized in a survey of Fortune 1000 corporate counsel as an elite BTI Client Service 30 for 12 years — one of only 11 law firms t...o hold this distinction for more than 10 years (2015 BTI Client Service A-Team survey, The BTI Consulting Group, Wellesley, MA). In addition, Foley received 27 national Tier 1 rankings in the 2015 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms and was named to the InformationWeek 500 list for seven of the past eight years for technological innovation that enhances business value. At Foley, we strive to create legal strategies that help you meet your needs today — and anticipate your challenges tomorrow. Learn more at Foley.com.