Washington DC
Human Resources

Partner Recruiting Manager

CM Legal

Partner Recruiting Manager
About the Role
The Partner Recruiting Manager is an integral part of the  Partner Recruiting & Integration team. This role will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of partner and counsel recruiting for the firm with primary focus will be on prospective lateral partner and counsel hires, while working closely with the Partner Recruiting Senior Manager, other members of the Partner Recruiting & Integration Department, firm leadership, and firm administration to manage all phases of the lateral partner recruiting process for multiple practice groups in their assigned office location. This role will be located in the Washington, D.C. office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Other key responsibilities include:

  • Running proactive candidate searches and partners closely with retained or contingent headhunters to map, source, and agree an approach strategy within a specific practice area, region, or industry
  • Directly supervising the activities and development of the Partner Recruiting Coordinators in the office, which includes delegating work and providing direction, support, and guidance as needed
  • Generating performance evaluations and recommending salary increases, working with Human Capital & Talent to recruit, hire, train, coach, and manage the performance of employees
  • Providing managerial leverage across the region as necessary and in correlation with demand, operating with flexibility to help ensure that the collective workload is distributed equally across the team
  • Ensuring effective communication and coordination with the Executive Committee, the Income Partner and Counsel Committee, as well as with firm and administrative leadership, as appropriate
  • Display exceptional organizational skills to manage time, prioritize, and handle multiple deadlines
  • Demonstrate the ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines
  • Possess the ability to develop strong knowledge of firm resources, policies and procedures, and a deep understanding of firm culture 
  • High school diploma or equivalent, with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • A minimum of seven years’ recruiting or other law firm experience

Benefits & Additional Information
Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in their comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!


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