Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
The New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is seeking a Lateral Hiring Assistant to provide general administrative support. This person will be responsible for assisting with lateral attorney recruitment efforts.
Assist in the Lateral Hiring Process including:
Entering and maintaining all candidate information into Firm’s database
Preparing lateral candidate files
Preparing of Human Resources paperwork and personnel files
Help greet candidates upon arrival and take them to interviews.
Work closely with Attorneys and recruits to answer questions and be a resource
Send rejection letters to candidates via email
Monitor attorney recruiting database
General office duties including:
Process check requests, log expenses, maintain department subscriptions
Scan documents and save to Document Management System
Other duties as assigned by Attorney Recruiting Manager and Coordinator
The ideal candidate will be highly organized, possess excellent proofing and communication (oral and written) skills; the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment; a very strong attention to detail; and a professional demeanor. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships among lawyers and staff to achieve results. Candidate must be flexible to work overtime as needed.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. Technical experience should include MS Word and Excel.
Internal Number: 4566
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.