Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
The Washington, D.C. office of Winston & Strawn LLP has an opening for an Attorney Recruiting & Development (ARD) Coordinator to assist the Manager of Attorney Recruiting & Development, Mid-Atlantic with the attorney recruitment and hiring process for the Washington, D.C. and Charlotte offices. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work with an energetic, cohesive team of knowledgeable recruiting professionals firm wide. The position also offers significant exposure to senior partners and professional staff throughout the firm. The position is uniquely situated to be highly visible for both the Washington, D.C. and Charlotte offices and provides an excellent opportunity for cross office collaboration on strategic talent development initiatives.
The Attorney Recruiting & Development Coordinator will:
Coordinate all aspects of law student, entry-level, judicial clerk and lateral associate hiring for the Washington, D.C. and Charlotte offices.
Register for on-campus interview ("OCI") dates and coordinate all necessary arrangements.
Input student, entry-level, judicial clerk, and lateral attorney resumes into recruitment database and route resumes as appropriate.
Schedule interviews, greet applicants, solicit feedback on candidates and process candidate reimbursements.
Respond to applicant inquiries. Prepare entry-level and lateral associate offer files.
Process new associate hires, schedule orientation, and assist with the conflicts and background check processes, onboarding and integration.
Complete surveys, maintain information in all firmwide charts for Washington, D.C. and Charlotte, and provide statistical data as needed.
Manage the Summer Program by working with the ARD Manager and Summer Associate Committee to plan, coordinate and implement the summer associate programs for the Washington, D.C. and Charlotte offices, including orientation, training, social events, assignment tracking, performance evaluations and expense reimbursements.
Plan and attend weekly Washington, D.C. summer program social events in the evening and select events in Charlotte (travel required).
Maintain complete files for all on-campus interview schools and summer program events/training.
Create and maintain filing system for active/inactive applicant files, recruiting organizational membership files, caterers, local hotels and vendors.
Maintain a membership in The National Association for Law Placement (NALP), The Washington Area Legal Recruitment Administrators Association (WALRAA) and Recruiting Administrators of Charlotte (RAC).
Special projects and administrative support as assigned.
Mustbe specifically listed on resume in order to be considered for this position:
2+ years minimum in legal recruitment or other professional services environment
Experience working in a fast-paced environment strongly preferred. Strong knowledge and understanding of recruiting policy and procedures strongly preferred. Ability to interact with all levels of personnel and project a strong and positive image of the firm. Ability to interact and function as part of a team; including cooperation, adaptability, flexibility, courtesy, and acceptance of feedback to foster smooth and efficient processing of workflow. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate in person, by e-mail and telephone to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact while maintaining strict confidentiality. Must be available for work outside of normal schedule hours (definite extra hours during on-campus recruiting, callback interviewing and Summer Program). Proficiency with ViRecruit, MS Office, Outlook and Excel.
For more than 160 years, Winston & Strawn LLP has served as a trusted adviser and advocate for clients across virtually every industry. In that time, through careful growth and thoughtful fiscal management, we have built a law practice with tremendous breadth and a global reach. We are proud of the many accolades we have received over the years—a tribute to our lawyers’ creativity, flexibility, de...pth of experience, and commitment. The most meaningful accolade to us, though, is the continued trust and confidence of our clients.
With more than 875 lawyers and 16 offices in key financial centers across the world (Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C.), we bring an understanding of the global legal issues our clients face to both transactional and dispute-related matters. The exceptional depth and geographic reach of our resources enable Winston & Strawn to manage virtually every type of business-related legal issue.