Prominent downtown Pittsburgh law firm is in need of an Attorney Recruiting Manager. The selected candidate will be responsible for all aspects of lateral associate hiring, on-campus interviewing and the summer program. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years recruiting in a law firm or professional services environment with management experience.

Duties to include:  

  • Manage associate attorney recruitment for assigned offices including the on-campus interview process, Summer Associate program and lateral associate hiring
  • Assess attorney needs, consulting with department heads and obtaining necessary management approval to effectively recruit and meet department/firm needs
  • Draft and post attorney job postings and advertisements to aid in the recruiting process
  • Review resumes, transcripts and writing samples in order to select the most qualified candidates
  • Coordinate all phases of the lateral attorney interview process, including the initial screening and interviews
  • Organize the on campus interview process with law schools and job fairs annually
  • Manage and coordinate the Summer Associate Program
  • Assist in preparation and monitoring of attorney recruiting and summer associate budget 


  • Requires a minimum of five years law firm recruiting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must be able to multi-task in a deadline driven environment and to manage large projects while maintaining attention to detail
  • Requires the ability to accurately assess client needs and select the most qualified candidates based on that assessment
  • Must have strong prioritization and organizational skills, effective communication skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with all levels of firm personnel
  • Able to handle pressure situations while maintaining professionalism
  • Substantial amount of travel required to visit various law schools and assigned offices

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