Proskauer is a global law firm providing a wide variety of legal services to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, São Paulo, and Washington, DC.
The New York Office of Proskauer Rose LLP seeks a Legal Recruiting Assistant, with 0-2 years’ experience, to provide support and assistance to the Firm’s Legal Recruiting Department.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Prepare for the on-campus recruiting season by gathering information for law schools.
Ensure that law school registration applications are complete.
Plan hospitality suite functions.
Prepare on-campus interview (OCI) materials for attorneys including binders, resumes, evaluation forms, office statistics, school information.
Prepare statistical reports for each law school.
Set-up and participate in all on-campus events.
Serve as the liaison for students invited for call-back interviews.
Schedule multiple in-office interviews per day and handle all cancellations/changes as they arise.
Escort applicants to interviews throughout the day during recruiting season.
Track interview feedback.
Plan law school panels, receptions and recruitment dinners.
Prepare materials for Hiring Committee meetings including resumes, transcripts, evaluations, statistical reports and weekly updates.
Generate response letters and track candidates in legal recruiting application tracking software (viRecruit).
Track lateral searches, schedule interviews and assist as needed on lateral recruiting efforts.
Assist with the Summer Program, including:
Planning summer associate events.
Creating and updating charts.
Maintaining RSVP lists and creating name tags.
Preparing for Summer Program Committee meetings.
Tracking summer associate evaluations.
Preparing for mid-summer and end-of-summer reviews.
Reserving conference rooms.
Scheduling trainings and preparing materials for students.
Other tasks as needed.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Flexibility to work overtime as needed.
Must be able to effectively handle multiple, time-sensitive tasks and work well in a high-pressure environment, with a wide range of professionals.
Must assume responsibility for maintaining the highest level of confidentiality.
Facility with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Proskauer, founded in 1875, is a global law firm providing a wide variety of legal services to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, São Paulo, and Washington, DC.
The firm has wide experience in all areas of practice important to businesses, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisiti...ons, private equity, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganizations, taxation, litigation, trusts and estates, intellectual property, and labor and employment law. Its clients include participants in many industries, including chemicals, entertainment, financial services, health care, hospitality, information technology, insurance, internet, manufacturing, media and communications, pharmaceuticals, real estate investment, sports, and transportation.