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Attorney Recruiting Coordinator

Fenwick & West, LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 400 lawyers and 400 employees in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

Our Attorney Recruiting department has an opening for a Coordinator who will work closely with the Lateral Recruiting Manager and Manager of Attorney Recruiting to coordinate efforts related to hiring law students, lateral attorneys, entry-level associates, temporary attorneys, staff attorneys, and patent agents. This position will be based in the San Francisco office with travel to the Mountain View office as needed.

Responsibilities Include:
- Schedule and coordinate candidate interviews: confirm appointments, assemble informational folders, prepare/scan resume and interview schedule. Schedule call-back interviews and greet candidates. Gather interview evaluations and prepare packets for the Hiring Committee and hiring managers. Follow up on decisions, including initiate letters to candidates, update records and monitor follow-up calls.
- Handle offer correspondence and new hire processing, including, but not limited to, initiating background requests and conflicts checks.
- Draft and finalize attorney offer letters and temporary associate offer letters.
- Act as a liaison with lateral hires, search firms and summer associates.
- Work closely with the Manager of Attorney Recruiting to coordinate Summer Program events, Summer Associate Work Assignment System, track evaluations, follow-up with attorneys, coordinate mid-summer and exit reviews.
- Prepare registration materials for fall on-campus interviewing for West Coast specific schedules, coordinate law school and hotel arrangements for on-campus interviewers and register for law school on-campus interviews.
- Staff and coordinate temporary document review needs of the firm, including, but not limited to, requesting conflicts checks, processing hires in Workday and maintaining the temporary attorney’s status throughout the review engagement.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:
- Knowledge of the attorney recruiting processes.
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with all levels of firm personnel as well as external clients, including search firms and vendors.
- Highly motivated, creative and flexible; able to adapt to changing work situations and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and applicant tracking systems, such as Workday and Lawcruit.

The qualified candidate will have 2+ years of recruiting experience, preferably in a law firm environment. Bachelor’s degree or equivalence in education and/or experience a plus.

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