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It’s more than what we do: it’s how we do it. Across sectors and borders, in boardrooms and courtrooms, we measure our success by our clients and employees. And in our interactions, we commit to making the O’Melveny experience as satisfying as the outcomes we help you achieve. Our greatest accomplishment is ensuring that our clients never have to choose between premier lawyering and exceptional service.

With approximately 800 lawyers on three continents, and strong cultural ties to all our locations, O’Melveny is both local and global—an international law firm experienced in everything from the fine print of a municipal zoning law to the intricacies of an international infrastructure deal. At our core, you’ll find a dedication to excellence, a drive to lead and innovate, and a deep sense of civic responsibility. So, tell us. What do you want to achieve?

O’Melveny has an excellent opportunity in the New York office for an Attorney Recruiting & Development Assistant. This role will work closely with the Attorney Recruiting and Development Manager to provide support in the recruitment, integration and retention of attorneys and summer associates.


Recruiting Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the coordination of all aspects of the attorney recruitment process, including on- campus recruiting, the callback interview process and lateral recruiting.
  • Assist with the preparation for and execution of our summer associate program.
  • Communicate with applicants to schedule interviews. Work with the Coordinator on matters relating to onboarding and orientation of our new and lateral associates.
  • There are also Firm wide projects as assigned by the Director of Attorney Recruiting. The Assistant will support the Manager and Coordinator with gathering and assessing Firmwide talent-related data, generating reports for Firm leadership, handling law school registrations for on-campus interviews and other projects as requested.

Professional Development Responsibilities:

  • Help facilitate the office’s training and mentoring programs.
  • Assist in executing initiatives and attorney development programs.
  • Build awareness, understanding, and support for the Firm’s talent development initiatives.
  • Involvement in the attorney evaluation process.
  • There are also Firm wide projects as assigned by the Director of Attorney Professional Development



  • A minimum of 1 years of attorney recruiting and/or attorney development experience preferred. (preferably in a large law firm environment) or professional services experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior technical skills and the ability to consider and analyze data and how it can be best utilized for the firm’s talent development efforts.
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent follow-up skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Candidates should be proactive and comfortable dealing with all levels of leadership.
  • Experience with LawCruit and Workday or other applicant tracking system is strongly preferred.
  • A four year college degree is required.


For more information, or to be considered for this position, please apply online at . Response will be given to candidates who closely meet our qualifications. EOE M/F/D/V. No direct phone or email inquiries, please.