Regional Senior Staff Recruiter - East Coast

Jessica Wong

Regional Senior Staff Recruiter - East Coast

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, please apply through our career website by following this link.


As the firms Regional Senior Staff Recruiter you will provide a high level recruitment services to hiring teams across Seyfarth Shaw’s U.S. offices under the leadership of the National Senior Manager of Staff Recruiting.  An exceptional degree of creativity, recruiting vision, and business understanding is key to performing the full life cycle recruiting (source, qualify, interview, assess, extend/negotiate and close offers) and ensuring that talent acquisition strategies are well aligned to support the workforce needs of Seyfarth Shaw.


On any given day, you will be working with hiring managers, candidates, third party vendors and colleagues on a variety of  recruitment requests and projects. You will:

  • Take ownership of full life cycle recruitment process from sourcing, screening and selection while adhering to OFCCP guidelines to negotiation offer and close ensuring an outstanding candidate experience.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders, vendors and other team members to create a partnership that yields success, positive results and credibility by providing an effective and consultative service.
  • Source high quality talent through databases and social media; build networks to find qualified passive candidates; keep abreast of employment laws and legislation.
  • Advise hiring managers on current job market, available talent and conduct competitive analysis to ensure timely hiring; deliver high quality candidates while maintaining excellent relationships.
  • Develop and communicate recommendations to hiring managers based on knowledge of the markets, current trends, candidate and talent strategies.
  • Demonstrate proactive follow-up with the respective hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of recruitment process.
  • Provide concise and proactive communication to candidates and all levels of management.
  • Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers.


  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in recruitment preferably in a law firm or related service industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.
  • Ability to develop creative approaches to source candidates in challenging niche markets.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Creative problem solving skills, highly detailed oriented, and have an ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of Workday, viRecruit, or a similar applicant tracking system a plus.


Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our allied professionals are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 2.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.


With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the followinglink:

Seyfarth is an EO Employer –M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

It is an essential job requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for this role.  If you need an accommodation of any kind for religious or disability reasons, including related to this job requirement, please contact Human Resources. 

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