Legal Talent Acquisition & Development Coordinator

Legal Talent Acquisition & Development Coordinator

Legal Talent Acquisition & Development Coordinator


Human Resources


Washington, District of Columbia

Employment Type



$75000 - $85000

Job Description:

* Coordinate Talent Acquisition initiatives and activities such as campus, targeted, diversity, and summer associate recruiting programs including: scheduling interviews, follow-up initiatives, hiring committee preparation, prospect outreach, coordination of work assignments, training and other social activities for summer associates, and other duties as they relate to talent acquisition;

* Monitor local recruiting budget;

* Work closely with Lateral and Staff Talent Acquisition team members to onboard talent; and

* Work closely with Talent Acquisition Global team members on firmwide initiatives and programs.

* Coordinate local Talent Development associate relations events and attorney in-house training programs;

* Work closely with Talent Development Global team members to implement firm-wide directives and programs including coaching programs, training academies and other duties as they relate to talent development;

* Support and oversee local Performance Management processes including assisting attorneys with performance approvals, reports and meetings; and

* Monitor Associate Relations and Professional Development budgets.

* Coordinate onboarding of all new hires including orientation, communication and integration;

* Generate reports and develop recommendations for improvement by utilizing data and databases;

* Work overtime as required, including attendance at special events in the evenings and/or on weekends;

* Travel as needed for programs, activities and initiatives; and

* Handle additional related projects as assigned.

Job Requirements:


* Bachelor's degree (required);

* At least 2 years of human resources, law school career services, attorney recruiting and/or development experience (preferred); and

* At least 2 years of experience in a professional services or legal environment (required).


* Advanced proficiency in rules of English grammar, spelling and punctuation;

* Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;

* Advanced proficiency with coordinating training programs and events;

* Fundamental knowledge of legal recruiting and attorney development policies and procedures, as well as legal education, career and attorney development practices and philosophies; and

* Fundamental knowledge of communication principles and practical applications.