Coordinate all the details related to the onboarding of lateral associates and international attorneys into the Firm. This includes the collection of paperwork and preparation of orientation schedules and materials.
Coordinate the documentation of the lateral and annual associate and counsel performance review processes in ViEval and the department’s tracking charts; gather attorney feedback; monitor the status of completion; distribute files to practice groups; and coordinate meetings with the practice groups for summary review.
Liaise with outside immigration counsel to obtain necessary work authorization for associates; track all associates who are on visas; maintain immigration and Public Access files.
Work with First Year Associate onboarding team; process reimbursements and employment verifications; assist with Orientation.
Maintain personnel records in Workday, responsible for processing changes in attorneys employment status.
Coordinate attorney events sponsored by the Firm’s Associate Life Committee and annually recurring events, including scheduling, ordering catering, invitations, and tracking RSVPs.
Maintain the Legal Personnel intranet site and Attorney Handbook; manage Seamless accounts; assist in departmental budget tracking.
Other responsibilities as they are assigned
A Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
Prior Law Firm experience and experience with ViEval strongly preferred. Experience with Workday a plus.
Strong computer skills, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook required.
Excellent organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills.
Must be detail-oriented.
Self-starter & ability to work under limited supervision.
Positive, flexible attitude; team player.
Must have strong oral and written communication skills in order to effectively interact with attorneys
Must have the ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
Must be flexible and available for overtime as needed
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