• Full Time
  • New York

Website McDermott Will & Emery LLP


McDermott Will & Emery LLP is a leading international law firm with a diversified business practice representing commercial, industrial and financial enterprises both publicly and privately held.  The Firm has a long history of social responsibility and supporting the communities in which our people live and work.

The Legal Recruiting Assistant provides administrative support to the lateral non-partner and law school student hiring processes.  This includes coordinating recruiting and event logistics for these groups as well.


As a Legal Recruiting Assistant, you will:

  • Assist with full-cycle recruiting process for lateral non-partner candidates in the designated region, including screening resumes and scheduling interviews
  • Coordinate the law student recruiting process through on-campus recruiting including coordinating with the law school, creating interview schedules, gathering interviewer feedback, and facilitating the callback interview process
  • Assist with the logistic coordination for the local office 10 week summer associate program
  • Schedule and coordinate departmental meetings, interviews and event logistics, including booking conference rooms, ordering food and beverages, sending out event meeting requests and preparing meeting materials and documents
  • Process departmental expense reports and check requests


Job Requirements:

•     Bachelor’s degree
•     Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
•     Strong written and verbal communication skills
•     Strong organizational skills
•     Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
•     Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
•     Ability to learn new skills and concepts quickly