Denver CO
Human Resources

Manager of Partner Recruiting

CM Legal

Manager of Partner Recruiting

Our client has an opening for a Manager of Partner Recruiting to join their Recruiting team in either the Kansas City, Dallas, St. Louis, Chicago, Denver or Washington DC.  

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for full lifecycle of all aspects of the attorney recruiting process, under direction of CRO, Director of Attorney Recruiting and practice group leaders
  • Review and track lateral shareholder and associate candidates
    • Document all recruiting activity through applicant tracking system (Vi Desktop) and internal charts
    • Prepare and distribute candidate and bio readiness preparation including background, work experience and applicable book of business
  • Serve as primary contact for candidate interview and selection process including coordinating with candidates, search firms, firm attorneys, and internal teams
  • Prepare preliminary lateral questionnaire summary and offer request documents
  • Coordinate with firm Conflicts team on candidate clearance process and due diligence
  • Develop and manage relationships with legal search firms
  • Develop recruiting strategies for applicants and groups
  • Supervise placement fee agreements and track placement fee invoices
  • Active participation in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives
  • Active participation is other department projects as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to learn other applications as defined by department needs (e.g. applicant tracking system)
Skills & Abilities
Education: Bachelor's Degree (Four-year College or university)
Five to Eight years related experience in a large law firm
Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft programs including, but not limited to Word, Outlook Excel, and PowerPoint.  Broad knowledge of legal specific programs preferred.   Knowledge of ViDesktop and Zoom required.
Other Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with a service-oriented approach. Must have the ability to communicate and interact with candidates, all levels of firm personnel, and external entities in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and be able to work with a high degree of independence.
  • Ability to exercise discretion, excellent judgment, flexibility, and maintain confidential information at all times.
  • Some travel may be required with this position.



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