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


  • Helping plan and attending the Summer Associate Weekend event;
  • Overseeing summer associate onboarding and departure processes;
  • Assisting with, and organizing, summer associate assignment process;
  • Tracking summer associate reviews and evaluations;
  • Coordinating Summer Associate Advisor Program and assignments;
  • Overseeing updates to Summer Associate Onboarding Portal and CravathNet;
  • Overseeing SEO Fellow Program administration;
  • Overseeing a group of summer associates, including frequent monitoring of summer associates’ experiences and conducting exit interviews;
  • Overseeing part-time law clerk program;
  • Attending summer associate events;
  • Managing OCI registration processes;
  • Preparing materials for on-campus interviews, including ownership over all details for a specific set of schools;
  • Overseeing assistants and specialists in the coordination of their assigned on-campus schools;
  • Reviewing applications and proofing candidate responses;
  • Planning and executing recruiting and 1L events and panels both on-campus and off-campus;
  • Representing the Firm at various events, including, hospitality suites, cocktail parties and offer dinners;
  • Participating in meetings with Hiring Partners to assist with call-back selections.
  • Scheduling call-back interviews and second visits;
  • Overseeing Super Saturday logistics;
  • Overseeing processing of applicant expenses;
  • Coordinating LL.M. interview program and London lateral hiring;
  • Assisting with preparation of statistics for daily and weekly status of hiring distribution and annual Post-Mortem and Hiring Goals meetings;
  • Overseeing Onboarding Portal for all legal hires and maintaining updated documentation of system;
  • Training and supervising full-time and temporary recruiting assistants;
  • Coordinating enhancements of Firm’s applicant tracking system and monitoring data integrity;
  • Updating Careers section content on a quarterly basis; and
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • 3-5 years of related experience preferably in legal recruiting or professional service industry, title is dependent upon substantive work experience;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information;
  • Ability to interact with attorneys and staff in a professional manner;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Capable of analyzing and solving problems and meeting strict deadlines;
  • 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.