The Legal Personnel Recruiting Assistant will focus on the administration and coordination of the Firm's summer associate and on-campus recruitment programs. The Recruiting Assistant will interact on a daily basis with our partners and associates, summer associates and various Firm and law school administrators.
Generating and filing correspondence;
Maintaining law school campus relations files;
Supporting 1L hiring and preparing materials for managers’ and hiring partners’ review;
Assisting with the execution of 1L and recruiting events both on-campus and off-campus;
Representing the Firm at various events, including hospitality suites, cocktail parties and offer dinners;
Overseeing all details related to a set of on-campus law schools; including, hospitality suite logistics, applicant tracking database entry and corresponding responses to law students;
Engaging with applicants while ushering them to in-office interviews;
Identifying associates for applicant interview lunches;
Completing law school summer program and recruiting season outcome forms;
Processing applicant expenses and managing law firm cross-billing;
Assisting with off season hiring efforts (e.g. clerkship hiring, laterals, LL.M. hiring, etc.);
Assisting with preparation for Summer Associate Weekend;
Assisting with all aspects of summer associate onboarding (e.g. conflicts clearance process, drafting of summer associate biographies and monitoring of submission of onboarding materials, etc.);
Attending summer associate events;
Serving as Legal Personnel liaison for a group of summer associates; including frequent monitoring of summer associates’ experiences and conducting exit interviews;
Assisting with summer associate departure procedures and preparing offer letters;
Processing monthly expense reports;
Assisting with preparation of annual Post-Mortem and Hiring Goals meetings;
Supporting ad hoc hiring partner reporting;
Documenting processes and procedures; and
Performing other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of applicable experience in a professional service industry;
Excellent organizational skills;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information;
Ability to work effectively in a team environment;
Ability to interact with attorneys and staff in a professional manner;
Ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time; and
Availability to work overtime, as needed.
This position is located in our New York office. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k) and health club privileges.
About Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Cravath has been known as one of the premier U.S. law firms for two centuries. Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are recognized around the world for their commitment to the representation of our clients’ interests. Throughout our history, we have played a central role in developing how law is practiced, how lawyers are trained and how business risk is managed. We are not, and do not strive to be, the largest law firm measured by number of offices or lawyers. Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their most challenging legal issues, most significant business transactions and most critical disputes.