Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides administrative support to the Legal Recruiting department.
Assists with the organization and implementation of the Summer Associate Program, including but not limited to, tracking pre-arrival information, drafting arrival notices, scheduling orientation sessions and exit interviews, creating nametags, and assisting in the planning of social events and training programs.
Assists with all aspects of the on-campus interview process, including, but not limited to, registering for on-campus interview programs, resume collect programs and job fairs, maintaining on-campus interview and candidate files, and scheduling candidates for interviews.
Answers the Recruiting Department’s main phone line and directs calls as appropriate.
Monitors the general Legal Recruiting Outlook email account on a daily basis and fields emails as appropriate.
Assists the Legal Recruitment Manager with organization of lateral associate and judicial clerk candidate applications, including but not limited to, preparing summaries of candidates for hiring partner review and corresponding with select search firms.
Maintains Legal Recruiting database, viRecruit, and all candidate files.
Prepares all department correspondence to potential candidates and incoming legal personnel.
Coordinates payments for incoming and lateral associate hires (bar, clerkship, moving/travel expenses), as well as travel expenses for associate and summer associate candidates.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to proofread accurately, efficiently, and dependably.
Must be available to work additional hours, specifically May through September.
Exercises confidentiality and discretion.
Demonstrates use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills.
Balances competing priorities and works efficiently under the pressure of meeting multiple deadlines with frequent interruptions.
Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team.
A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job; accepts responsibility and takes initiative.
College degree is required.
About Covington & Burling
From our offices in Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Johannesburg, London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, we practice as one firm, holding closely to core values that start with a deep commitment to our clients and the quality of our work on their behalf, and that includes an emphasis on teamwork among our lawyers and other professionals and a belief in the obligation of lawyers to make legal services available to all who need them. EOE