Washington, DC 


Premier, global, law firm is seeking a Legal Recruiting Manager to help assist and support their legal attorney recruitment efforts including lateral, summer and fall law clerk program administration. Additionally, this role will provide support to the Human Resources department with some aspects of HR administration.  This role will be located in their Washington, DC office. 


  • Serve as a primary HR/Legal Recruiting contact for the DC office.
  • Work closely with other members of the Legal Recruiting team to help assist and coordinate attorney and summer/fall law clerk recruitment.
  • Prepare materials for on-campus interviews, maintain files for all callback candidates, coordinate callback scheduling, prepare correspondence and manage post-offer follow-up efforts.
  • Review candidate applications for “pre-selections” prior to on-campus interviews; oversee the compilation of final review packets of all entry-level candidates and summer law clerks for hiring committee meetings.
  • Work alongside Head of Legal Recruiting to plan and manage diversity-related and attorney social events including researching venues, creating programs for student panels and acting as a liaison with the law schools and outside vendors.
  • Plan summer law clerk program, including summer law clerk social events, trainings, orientation, mentor and office-mate assignments.
  • Participate as an active and contributing member on the Hiring Committee and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
  • Act as a main point of contact for all entry level candidates during the recruitment process.
  • Coordinate the summer formal review process, including the mid-point and final schedules and compiling feedback.
  • Coordinate sponsorship initiatives at target DC law schools, including attorney participation and tracking of all efforts.
  • Assist with NALP, Vault and American Lawyer survey reporting.
  • Assist with lateral attorney recruitment on projects related to lateral partner hiring, including collecting market data and updating internal lateral forms.
  • Host preferred search agencies in the DC office for the relevant PALs to discuss targeted searches.
  • Maintain a strong network of internal and external contacts and keep abreast of market trends with respect to processes and other attorney benefits.
  • Coordinate and conduct new hire orientation and onboarding for all DC legal and non-legal new hires.
  • Work closely with Human Resources to ensure that Firm processes are consistent across the Americas.
  • Assist with OFCCP and Mansfield reporting for the DC office.
  • Maintain applicant data logs for annual AAPs for DC.
  • Collaborate with Operations Manager (DC) and HR on DC office events and functions.
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with all personnel records and labor law postings in DC.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned pertaining to on-campus recruitment, the summer law clerk program, lateral hiring and human resources. 


  • 4+ years of legal recruitment or human resources experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and excellent judgment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize competing demands to meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain strong internal working relationships with all levels in the organization
  • Ability to travel to the New York office as needed (less than 10%)
  • Must be independently authorized to work in the United States

Salary: $110,000.00-$130,000.00, dependent on experience
Date Active: 9.6.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt