You are passionate about legal recruiting and have the necessary skills to administer all aspects of recruiting and onboarding for law students, lateral attorneys, and staff in the Los Angeles Office of Perkins Coie LLP. The ideal candidate will coordinate and oversee the summer associate program as well as support the Director of Administration with various human resources and administrative needs across multiple office locations of Perkins Coie.
This position will focus on the following areas of recruitment:
Legal Recruiting & Onboarding
Lateral Recruiting: administering associate and counsel search processes, drafting job posting language, advertising open positions, ensuring applicant pool is diverse, identifying appropriate interviews, providing written summary reports
Law Student Recruiting: recommending schools for office on-campus interviews, identifying interviewers, reviewing and processing interviewers’ recommendations for callback interviews, recommending candidates for committee review, providing written summary reports
Pre-arrival, Orientation, and Integration Processes: overseeing background, reference, and conflict checks, onboarding and training scheduling, and conducting 30-day check-in meetings for fall and lateral associates
Summer Program: identifying summer associate mentors, planning training and social events, recommending budget for summer program
Staff Recruiting & Onboarding
Drafting, posting and advertising open staff positions, managing viRecruit database and screening resumes, arranging interviews, conducting background and reference checks, preparing and coordinating on-boarding materials
Events, Committees, & Staff Programs
Coordinating employee activities including firm picnic, holiday party, staff appreciation, and office socials
Required Skills: Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, and establishing effective working relationships throughout teams and practice groups. Ability to problem-solve and multi-task in a deadline-driven environment. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. Excellent organizational skills for prioritizing workload. Ability to compose correspondence. Familiarity with legal terminology and procedures. Working knowledge of general human resources laws and recruiting procedures.
Preferred Skills: Familiarity with recruiting database (viRecruit), HRIS database (Workday), as well as Federal and California employment and labor laws.
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Requires a minimum of three years of relevant recruiting/human resources experience, or equivalent in a law firm or professional environment.
Internal Number: S20190906
About Perkins Coie
With over 1100 attorneys in 19 offices, Perkins Coie offers a dynamic, collaborative work environment where all employees contribute in a meaningful way by adding value and providing superior service to our clients. We are a leading international law firm and have a company culture that is based on collaboration, diversity, devotion to serving our clients and mutual respect. The Firm has received numerous awards and recognition for its commitment to diversity, including being named as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Workplaces for Women, one of the Best Firms for Minority Attorneys by Law360, one of the Best Law Firms for Diversity by Vault, top rating in the Corporate Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, in addition to being named among the “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 16 consecutive years by Fortune Magazine.
After being hired, you will be integrated into our One Firm culture through our new hire and mentorship programs with ongoing opportunities for professional development. Apply to join the Perkins Coie team!