Director of Legal Recruitment - Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

Donna S. Williams, SHRM-

Director of Legal Recruitment - Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

Miles & Stockbridge P. C. is seeking a Director of Legal Recruitment. This position will be located in the Baltimore office. Under the supervision of the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Recruitment Committee, the Director of Legal Recruitment will be responsible for all aspects of the recruiting and hiring of lateral lawyers for all offices.  Primary duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage full lifecycle recruitment process of lateral partners and groups. Oversee candidate sourcing via search firms, social media, internet searches, referrals, and informational interviews to attract and hire top-notch talent.
  • Interview candidates, negotiate and extend offers, perform due diligence and oversee disposition of candidates in applicant tracking system.
  • Conduct due diligence on candidates, including obtaining and reviewing lateral partner questionnaire, analyzing candidate metrics, and lead book vetting meetings.
  • Partner with Conflicts Counsel regarding conflicts for new hires.
  • Draft offer letters.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with search firms, professional recruiting organizations, and career services professionals at law schools.
  • Devise growth strategies with President, Chairman, Chief Marketing Officer and Practice Group Leaders to acquire firms, practice groups, and partner-level lawyers.
  • Work with Firm’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion on firm’s diversity pipeline programs and initiatives relating to the recruitment and retention of diverse lawyers.
  • Manage lateral integrating and onboarding.
  • Oversee drafting of new hire paperwork, orientation materials, and collaborate with marketing as needed on welcome package.
  • Collaborate on firm’s mentoring program.

Qualified candidates should have at least seven (7) years of experience recruiting partners and/or practice groups. A Bachelor’s degree is required, J.D. preferred. Experience with Human Resources Information System functions, such as Applicant Tracking and Performance Management is also preferred. 

The Director of Legal Recruitment must be target driven with strong networking, communication, and customer service skills.  Successful candidates should be able to work closely and effectively with all levels of the firm and department personnel.  In addition, they must be a highly organized self-starter with strong attention to details and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to [login to unmask email].

Miles & Stockbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to cultivating an inclusive environment that embraces and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values of our firm.

As a condition of employment, Miles & Stockbridge P.C. requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including booster vaccines.  All newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination.