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The Legal Recruitment Specialist executes and supports aspects of the Firm’s law student recruitment efforts and Summer Associate Program.


  • Coordinate the Firm’s law student recruiting efforts, including the on-campus interview process, callback process, callback and offer events, 1L hiring, 1L recruiting events and campus outreach activities
  • Implement aspects of the Summer Associate Program, including planning and attending summer associate events, coordinating the mentoring program, and assisting with the assignment process
  • Build strategic relationships with career services personnel and key law student groups and develop programming to advance the Firm’s recruiting strategies
  • Cultivate the Firm’s diversity recruiting initiatives, working closely with the Inclusion Department, Affinity Networks and law student groups
  • Liaise across Firm departments to develop and update marketing materials
  • Supervise, train and oversee junior team members and provide general support to senior team members
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as needed


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3-4 years of law firm recruiting experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, works collaboratively and is a team player
  • Takes initiative and pushes projects forward, meets deadlines and has a strong work ethic
  • Experience supervising and training others a plus
  • Must be client-service oriented, able to work with attorneys and staff at all levels and establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm
  • Must be highly motivated, creative, flexible and results-oriented and have the ability to prioritize appropriately
  • Significant travel may be required during in-person August and Spring 1L
  • Recruiting seasons


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