Dentons Bingham Greenebaum LLP is recruiting for a Legal Talent Manager to be resident in our Louisville or Indianapolis office. The Legal Talent Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of law student and lateral attorney recruitment and development for multiple offices. Primary responsibilities include oversight of legal recruiting efforts, summer associate program, lawyer on-boarding and orientation, and law school relationships. Additional responsibilities include working with legal search firms and communicating with and marketing the firm to lateral candidates. The Legal Talent Manager will assist with the administration of the Associate and Paralegal Annual Review Processes and salary and bonus programs. A key aspect of this role is to support the Firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts. Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service are needed to be successful in this role.
Screening and processing candidate applications and producing appropriate correspondence
Overseeing the applicant data tracking process and maintaining accurate applicant data in the database
Serving as point of contact outside organizations involved in the recruitment process including the National Association for Law Placement and law schools
Managing local and firmwide/multi-office recruiting efforts, as appropriate
Preparing orientation materials and schedule for onboarding
Working with Chief Legal Talent Officer and other Firm leaders to develop position postings and advertising postings with identified sources
Managing all aspects of the Summer Associate Program's planning, coordination and follow-up
Coordinating and facilitating all aspects of the associate review process
Managing orientation, on-boarding and integration of all summer associate and entry-level associates and lateral attorney hires
Assisting Administrative Partners and Directors of Administration with the associate salary and bonus programs
Working with Professional Development to develop development programs
Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good judgment, a professional and friendly demeanor, confidentiality, and strong professional and ethical standards
Must be highly motivated, creative, flexible, results-oriented and possess the ability to work independently under pressure with demanding deadlines
Ability to effectively collaborate and influence at all levels within the firm
Critical to have positive interactions with candidates
Must possess strong attention to detail, organizational, administrative and word processing skills
Must have proven working knowledge of MS Office, Excel and Outlook
Must be proficient with applicant data tracking software, preferably LawCruit, ViGlobal and ADP.
4-year, accredited college degree (required).
A minimum of 5 years of recruiting experience (preferred) in a law firm or law school environment
Demonstrated knowledge of current best practices in legal recruitment (preferred)
Membership or active participation in NALP (preferred)
Prior experience in an operations, talent management, and/or project management role (preferred).
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum has combined with the largest law firm in the world, connecting our clients with top-tier legal talent at home and around the world. The firm has helped its clients close deals, manage risks and open doors to new opportunities for more than 100 years. Dentons Bingham Greenebaum provides transactional, litigation, estate planning, tax and employee benefits and economic development advice to clients across a variety of industries and business sectors. The firm’s client base is diverse and contains regional, national, and international engagements. The lawyers at Dentons Bingham Greenebaum serve clients in the communities where they live and work, with locations in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. For more information, visit www.dentons.com/dbg.