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Legal Recruiting Coordinator

Posted January 21, 2019

This position is open to our offices in Atlanta, Boston, and Washington, D.C.

The Legal Recruiting Coordinator manages the recruiting process for non-partner attorneys in their assigned office(s). Reporting to the Legal Recruiting Manager and working closely with hiring partners, the position is responsible for implementing attorney search strategies to identify high quality candidates, in alignment with the Firm’s core values of diversity, collaboration, and innovation.


  • Publicize job openings to reach a broad and diverse applicant pool.
  • Track and review applications in a timely manner, and identify qualified candidates for interview.
  • Schedule interviews with candidates, gather interview feedback, and prepare summary of interview evaluations.
  • Ensure a positive candidate experience by welcoming candidates, overseeing interviews, and providing prompt feedback to candidates and search firms.
  • Maintain an updated recruiting database and prepare regular reports on the status of open requisitions and pending candidates.
  • Communicate with recruiting agencies and applicants regarding inquiries, offers, and application status.
  • Facilitate candidate due diligence, including background check, conflicts check, bar admission verification, barstanding, and references.
  • Assist with onboarding and integration process of new hires.
  • Coordinate Summer Fellowship Program for the assigned office(s).
  • Provide administrative support on lateral partner recruiting.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with legal search firms, ensure that contingency fee agreements are in place and current, and process placement fee invoices in a timely manner.
  • Participate in local office meetings and collaborate with local office administration on recruiting efforts.
  • Assist the Legal Recruiting team with other projects or tasks assigned from time to time.


  • Initiative, team orientation, commitment to diversity and excellent interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills are required.
  • Detail oriented, creative problem solving skills, and ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple and shifting priorities.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating needs is required.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
  • Knowledge of Workday a plus.
  • Knowledge of attorney recruiting procedures and a minimum of two years’ law firm or other professional recruiting experience is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

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