Hoekstra Joins Varnum as Director of Recruiting
Katie Hoekstra has joined Varnum as the Director of Recruiting. Based in the firm’s Grand Rapids office, she will have primary responsibility for the firm’s attorney recruiting efforts across all eight offices.
Hoekstra has significant legal recruiting and professional development experience, having served as a recruiting and human resources professional at top law firms in New York and Chicago. Her areas of expertise include all aspects of summer associate program oversight as well as recruiting, behavioral interviewing, on-boarding, statistical analysis, budgeting, and other related functions. She has also managed professional development efforts at her former firm, including administration of attorney evaluations and managing a mentor program.
In addition to her professional experience, Hoekstra has served in leadership roles for both the Chicago Association of Legal Personnel Administrators and the National Association for Law Placement (NALP). Hoekstra is a graduate of the University of Mississippi.