Legal Recruiting

Legal Recruiting Coordinator

Friedman Williams

Legal Recruiting Coordinator New York NY

Job ID: 16166

This firm is currently recruiting for a Legal Recruiting Coordinator. The Legal Recruiting Coordinator is involved in all aspects of firm-wide attorney recruiting, including partner, counsel, associate, clerk staff attorney and entry level hiring. This position will also coordinate our on-campus recruiting efforts. We encourage candidates with approximately two-three years of recruiting experience to apply.



• Work closely with Chief Legal Recruiting Officer and Senior Manager on all aspects of firm-wide lateral recruitment

• Strategic, proactive and innovative execution of firm-wide lateral recruiting (including partners, counsel, associates, clerk and staff attorneys)

• Identify candidates (create summaries for attorney review), schedule/interviews, greet/exit candidates, coordinate with recruiters

• Maintain Job Specs, hiring needs and processes for all offices and all departments

• Collect feedback and prepare candidate files for review on an ongoing basis

• Maintain and update candidate information in Applicant Tracking System (LawCruit), including sending correspondence to applicants

• Offer/no offer process

• Work closely with all offices and to identify needs and determine recruiting strategies; maintain knowledge of specific markets and all searches

• Focus on diversity, women’s and wellness initiatives within lateral and on-campus recruitment

• Implement ongoing strategic analysis and hiring protocols driven by firm needs and industry standards; statistical analysis on various recruiting metrics

• Liaise with recruiters on an ongoing basis; maintain face-to-face relationships with preferred recruiters

• Research industry standard regarding alternative/innovative recruiting methods; prepare and propose recruiting initiatives

• Collaborate with Marketing Department re: all lateral and on-campus recruitment marketing materials for best internal/external communication/dissemination


• Coordinate and execute various aspects of on-campus recruiting efforts

• Attend local recruiting events as necessary

• 1L recruiting efforts


• Complete various surveys/submissions including Chambers, NALP and Vault

• Assist department with additional duties as needed

Specific Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree

• Minimum two – three years of law firm recruiting experience

• Previous experience coordinating recruiting efforts or scheduling across multiple offices and practice areas

• Proficiency in MS Office, knowledge of LawCruit and ability to learn new software and operating systems

• Ability to organize, multitask, manage, maintain and prioritize departmental processes/projects, deadlines and projects effectively in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment, both independently and on a team

• Must be energetic and enthusiastic with ability to possess and maintain morale within the department

• Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills

• Maintain confidentiality, professionalism, and judgment regarding sensitive matters

• Must be highly motivated, exhibit creativity in approach to work, flexible and detail/results-oriented

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