Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Recruiting Coordinator to join our dynamic team in New York. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.
About Latham & Watkins Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.
About the role As a Recruiting Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting all activities and processes involved in attorney recruiting throughout each season, while remaining involved in the Summer Associate Program and a variety of other Attorney Recruitment initiatives. Other key responsibilities include:
Supporting the New York Recruitment Managers in all phases of attorney recruiting efforts, with particular focus on the summer program and law school hiring
Corresponding with incoming applicants to schedule interview dates and times, and coordinating information for applicant and interviewer
Working with the team members and Recruiting Committee to identify new strategies for marketing and promoting the firm to prospective candidates; Completing special projects regarding various issues as needed for the Recruiting Department
Coordinating and representing the firm at recruiting events and external functions such as information sessions, panel discussions and career fairs as appropriate
Helping manage long term hiring goals with Recruiting Committee and Office Leadership, including preparing and maintaining recruitment statistics and reports
About you We’d love to hear from you if you:
Possess well developed and professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the Firm
Display the ability to work in a team environment with a customer service focus
Demonstrate strong communication skills, both written and verbal
A High School Diploma or equivalent
A Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
Three plus years’ experience in professional recruiting
Compensation & Benefits Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also receive a generous and competitive total compensation package. The salary range for this role is $65,000 - $80,000 and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, and location. Discretionary bonuses may be awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance — and profit-sharing partnership contributions to 401(k) accounts may be given based on firm performance.
Latham's comprehensive and best-in-class benefits support employees through every stage of life:
Healthcare, dental, and vision plans
Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
Generous 401(k) plan and firm-paid basic life and disability insurance
Extensive resources for parents and caregivers
Family building and fertility resources
And much more!
In addition, employees receive:
At least 11 paid holidays per year and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
Ongoing professional development and career support, including bespoke training and leadership development programs, firm-paid access to LinkedIn Learning courses, and career coaching.
Peer networking, mentoring, and professional support through our eight global staff affinity groups.
Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.
Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.
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Founded in 1934, Latham & Watkins is a full-service global law firm with more than 2,000 lawyers in its offices in the world's major financial, business and regulatory centers. The founders of Latham & Watkins instilled an ethic of hard work, commitment and quality that flourishes today and has nurtured the firm's growth into one of the world's premier business law firms. With that growth, we have built internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, corporate, litigation and regulatory areas. Our success is grounded in our devotion to the collaborative process, which reaches across global offices and practices and draws upon our deep subject matter expertise, an abiding commitment to teamwork and a powerful tradition of creative lawyering. Our lawyers, paralegals and professional staff throughout the world comprise a rich mixture of men and women of different races, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, cultures and primary languages. We are strengthened enormously by this diversity, and our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity enables us to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to recruit and retain the best lawyers and create one of the world's leading law firms.