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The Legal Personnel Recruiting Assistant will focus on the administration and coordination of the Firm's summer associate and on-campus recruitment programs. The Recruiting Assistant will interact on a daily basis with our partners and associates, summer associates and various Firm and law school administrators.


  • Processing applications;
  • Generating and filing correspondence;
  • Maintaining law school campus relations files;
  • Supporting 1L hiring and preparing materials for managers’ and hiring partners’ review;
  • Assisting with the execution of 1L and recruiting events both on-campus and off-campus;
  • Representing the Firm at various events, including hospitality suites, cocktail parties and offer dinners;
  • Overseeing all details related to a set of on-campus law schools; including, hospitality suite logistics, applicant tracking database entry and corresponding responses to law students;
  • Engaging with applicants while ushering them to in-office interviews;
  • Identifying associates for applicant interview lunches;
  • Completing law school summer program and recruiting season outcome forms;
  • Processing applicant expenses and managing law firm cross-billing;
  • Assisting with off season hiring efforts (e.g. clerkship hiring, laterals, LL.M. hiring, etc.);
  • Assisting with preparation for Summer Associate Weekend;
  • Assisting with all aspects of summer associate onboarding (e.g. conflicts clearance process, drafting of summer associate biographies and monitoring of submission of onboarding materials, etc.);
  • Attending summer associate events;
  • Serving as Legal Personnel liaison for a group of summer associates; including frequent monitoring of summer associates’ experiences and conducting exit interviews;
  • Assisting with summer associate departure procedures and preparing offer letters;
  • Processing monthly expense reports;
  • Assisting with preparation of annual Post-Mortem and Hiring Goals meetings;
  • Supporting ad hoc hiring partner reporting;
  • Documenting processes and procedures; and
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree and preferably 1+ years of applicable administrative work experience;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Ability to interact with attorneys and staff in a professional manner;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time; and
  • Availability to work overtime, as needed.

Additional Information:

This position is located in our New York office. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k) and health club privileges.


Please apply here.