The Legal Recruiting Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Legal Recruiting Manager (Associates) to support firm-wide lateral associate, off partnership-track attorney and non-attorney technical recruiting. The position is part of the firm’s Legal Recruiting Department and therefore will also be involved in firm-wide legal recruiting activities and initiatives to support attorneys throughout the firm.
-Creatively source candidates using a variety of methods including search firms, internal referrals and leads, on-line research of targets and prospects. -Screen resumes and introductory materials. Obtain additional information, as needed, and present candidate introductions to section and office. -Schedule interviews, coordinate candidate travel, prepare interviewer and interviewee information packages, collect post-interview feedback. -Process background checks, reference checks and other due diligence. -Communicate regularly and proactively with search firms about candidates in the pipeline, gathering more information as necessary and providing status updates. -Maintain accurate and complete candidate files following all departmental protocols using recruiting database (viRecruit) and firm document management system. -Provide regular updates and information to Legal Recruiting Manager, Senior Legal Recruiting Manager, Director of Legal Recruiting, and members of the firm involved in the recruiting process. -Draft candidate correspondence, response letters, engagement letters, welcome notices, firm announcements, fee agreements and other communications. -Support lateral member recruiting, law student recruiting, and the summer associate program as necessary and requested. -Work collaboratively with Legal Recruiting Department staff to support other functional areas, special projects and general department administration. -Actively participate in legal recruiting and general networking opportunities including speaking and writing articles for industry seminars and publications. -Assume additional responsibilities as requested.
-Bachelor’s degree required. -2-4 years legal recruiting experience required; lateral associate recruiting experience preferred. -Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. -Strong organizational and administrative skills. -Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion. -Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process. -Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands and meet various deadlines. -Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels. -Ability to work independently and as part of a team. -Outstanding sense of customer service. -Enthusiastic, proactive and positive attitude. -Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion. -Must be self-motivated to produce quality work. -High level of integrity and honesty. -Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical. -Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is a general practice, full service Am Law 100 law firm employing approximately 500 attorneys worldwide. Headquartered at One Financial Center in Boston’s Financial District, the firm also has US offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, DC, as well as an office in London and a strong international... practice.
Mintz Levin was founded in 1933 by Haskell Cohn and Benjamin Levin. The firm’s current Managing Member is Robert I. Bodian. Major practice areas include Antitrust; Bankruptcy & Restructuring; Corporate & Securities; Employment, Labor & Benefits; Environmental Law; Health Law; Intellectual Property; Litigation; Public Finance; Real Estate; and Tax.