A legal recruiter is a human resources professional who assists hiring managers in the legal industry to find, hire, and retain high-quality legal professionals. They assess, project, and determine hiring needs and create a recruiting process that meets their clients’ business strategies. They manage the full lifecycle of the recruiting process to facilitate the hire of qualified candidates. A legal recruiter develops and maintains a pipeline of top talent relationships and finds candidates through outreach to industry partners, social media, and online recruiting tools. They typically work at a law firm or on a recruiting team at a recruiting firm or legal search firm.