• Full Time
  • New York
  • This position has been filled

Website Kirkland & Ellis


As a member of the Firmwide (FW) Legal Recruiting & Development Department (LRD), the Attorney Recruiting Coordinator will support the New York Attorney Recruiting team on all aspects of the summer associate program, on-campus recruiting, campus outreach, and first year associate recruiting and onboarding.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent oral and written communication skills; be a team player; guide junior members of the team; demonstrate strong client service; have the utmost respect for confidentiality and attention to detail; work independently and be able to follow up with minimal instructions; have the ability to prioritize work and work on multiple projects in a fast paced environment; interact with potential recruits, attorneys and staff at all levels of the Firm’s business; strong organizational skills, demonstrate initiative and work under pressure and deal with demanding deadlines. Individual must be flexible with work allocation and have the ability to work overtime.


Data Reporting

  • Maintain applicant records
  • Ensure data integrity
  • Prepare and analyze statistics

Summer Associate Program

  • Coordinate with Assigning Attorneys to maintain work allocation summer database
  • Plan, coordinate, and attend events
  • Coordinate mid and end of summer reviews
  • Liaise between the Summer Associates and the attorneys and staff

On Campus Recruiting

  • Coordinate rising 2L receptions
  • Coordinate with all offices and register for on-campus interviews, job fairs and resume collect registrations
  • Review on-campus materials for interviewers
  • Prepare offer decision packets
  • Coordinate candidate follow-up
  • Plan and execute offer receptions and dinners
  • Process Symplicity employer feedback forms

Campus Outreach

  • Coordinate law school and law student outreach including panels, receptions, mentoring programs, etc.
  • Coordinate sponsorship requests

New Associate Orientation

  • Collaborate on multi-day orientation
  • Prepare New Associate onboarding materials
  • Oversee onboarding/HR paperwork process


  • Supervise assistants, temps, and summer interns
  • Maintain recruiting timeline for events and projects
  • Assist with budget tracking
  • Respond to inquiries from attorneys and staff, as needed
  • Independently liaise and coordinate with departments outside of LRD
  • Assist with administrative support
  • Respond actively, thoroughly and courteously to the needs of clients and internal requests within the Firm; volunteer time and knowledge; work effectively and willingly with others


Education, Work Experience, Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years of professional work experience preferred, preferably in law firm environment


  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Symplicity and viDesktop experience preferred


Please use the following link to apply.