Attorney Recruiting Manager

Established National firms seeking a Manager, Professional Development and Legal Recruiting (“Manager”) to be based in its’ Los Angeles office. Working under the direction of the Director, Talent Management (Director).  the Manager is responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the Firm’s attorney development, training, retention, recruiting and integration efforts. This position has oversight of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Support all aspects of lateral attorney recruiting, ensuring appropriate communication and coordination with candidates, Firm attorneys, administrative management, and any third-party recruiters.

Follow departmental procedures to secure approval of openings and offer terms. Draft offer letters and relevant materials.

Formulate job descriptions for active attorney searches and facilitate searches.

Establish, maintain and build relationships with third-party recruiters.

Support Director in regard to all pre-employment administrative matters and communications with incoming attorneys. Conduct due-diligence for attorney candidates.

Supervise new attorney orientation, onboarding and integration.

Support all aspects, in collaboration with administrative management, related to temporary/contract attorney recruiting and onboarding.

Assist with entry-level attorney hiring, identify and manage outreach activities with law schools.


Collaborate with Director and Manager of Professional Development & Legal Personnel to develop, plan and implement firm-wide skills training.

Serve as a resource for attorneys regarding training opportunities.

Work with Director and Manager of Professional Development & Legal Personnel on implementation and monitoring of the attorney mentoring program.

Support continuing legal education (CLE) administration, including monitoring attorney bar admissions, continuing legal education compliance, and accredited provider status.

Provide support and assistance to the Director and Manager of Professional Development & Legal Personnel in connection with the mid-year and annual attorney performance evaluation processes firm-wide.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and at least five years’ of professional development and legal recruiting, including direct experience with lateral associate and partner hiring; experience working for a law firm is required.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and Internet research skills required. Working knowledge of relational databases would be beneficial.
  •  Occasional travel may be required.
  • This is an exempt position and occasional work outside of business hours will be required.

Matura Farrington is an EEOC employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and all other local, state and federal laws.

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