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The global law firm of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP seeks a Lateral Partner Recruiting Manager, to be resident in the New York office.  The Lateral Partner Recruiting Manager is responsible for implementing the strategy, processes and protocols for lateral partner hiring, together with and under the direction of the Lateral Hiring Partner.  This position is an exciting opportunity for you to play a significant role in the growth of BCLP.  We are known for our relationship-driven, collaborative culture and industry-shaping innovation and we are excited to have a Manager of Legal Partner Recruitment join our team.


As the Lateral Partner Recruiting Manager you will manage all aspects of identification, assessment, and the hiring process for every US lateral partner candidates and some international candidates.  The responsibilities include:

  • Creating and maintaining positive and effective relationships with recruiting firms and other candidate sources
  • Utilizing various recruiting tools to identify and attract proper candidates for each assessed practice need
  • Ensuring the use of current “industry” norms, benchmarks, practices, etc
  • Updating and maintaining internal lateral recruiting documents, including due diligence forms and fee agreements


The Lateral Partner Recruiting Manager collaborates with the Lateral Hiring Partner and the Chief Diversity Officer to develop partner recruitment methodologies that support and advance the Firm's diversity commitment and goals.  You will also partner with Human Resources, the General Counsel’s Office, the Conflicts Department and the Accounting Department on candidate background checks, conflicts checks, financial analysis and compensation.  In addition, you will work closely with Human Resources and the Directors of Administration/Office Managers, as well as the Chief Diversity Officer and the Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer and Marketing and Business Development Department, to ensure the smooth integration of new hires into the Firm.

Additional Information:

BCLP thrives on talent and we invest in helping our people fulfil their potential. Everyone here is encouraged to think differently.  Great ideas are celebrated, excellent work is appreciated and you’ll uncover an international network that ensures global reach.  We know BCLP has a bright future and we're excited to talk to people who feel the same.

At BCLP we understand the value of a diverse workforce and we believe people perform at their best when they can truly be themselves at work.  We aim to create an inclusive environment where all our employees are valued, motivated and able to be themselves.  In order to provide the best possible service to our diverse client base, we are committed to recruiting, retaining, rewarding and developing our people with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, political belief, disability or any other protected characteristic.


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