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Job ID: 6291
Updated: Jan 31, 2022
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
Category: Legal Recruiting & Development
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
As a member of the Firmwide (FW) Legal Recruiting and Development Department (LRD), the Director, Attorney Engagement will be responsible for supporting the vision set by Firm leadership for the attorney engagement function across orientations, morale/ retention initiatives and diversity & inclusion efforts at all levels. The Director will assist with the oversight and coordination of process, programming, leadership, and overall function of the attorney engagement group in Bay Area.
Supporting the attorney life-cycle, the Director, Attorney Engagement must have demonstrated experience across several talent functions, including employee engagement, diversity, inclusion and attorney workflow integration, onboarding and other morale and retention initiatives.
This entails a hands-on and independent approach to programming including a complex scope of scheduling assignments and needs, balancing workloads and making the most of available resources, while taking into consideration skills required.
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