Legal Recruiting Manager

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Full-time


Venable LLP has an exciting opportunity for a Legal Recruiting Manager to join our team in our Washington, DC Headquarters. The Legal Recruiting Manager will primarily manage and administer the Summer Associate, on-campus interviewing and entry level associate recruiting programs in our Washington, DC and Tysons Corner, VA locations.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for...

  • Providing information to hiring committees to aid in the selection process; including coordinating the execution of offers, background checks and post-offer contact with candidates.
  • Coordinating and executing all aspects of the offices’ Summer Associate Programs, including facilitating application and student review processes and the selection of program participants.
  • Conducting arrival and exit interviews
  • Facilitating, planning and attending summer associate recruiting activities and events
  • Collaborating with firm-wide recruiting team to increase firm visibility at target schools, fostering relationships with law school career services teams and various outreach programs
  • Reviewing candidate resumes and overseeing coordination of on-campus interview process and all associated logistics, preparations and communications

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • A minimum of five years of attorney recruiting experience, including experience participating in Summer Associate Programs.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; coordinating multiple projects & initiatives simultaneously while meeting deadlines and business objectives
  • Understanding and experience working within all legal compliance requirements related to hiring; understanding of Affirmative Action Plans and experience executing diversity and inclusion strategies.
  • Ability to develop and implement legal staff recruitment plans
  • Ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems; viRecruit preferred; proficiency in MS Office

If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals that are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you.
Apply today!

Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs. Additional information can be found at
Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.