Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Are you a creative, high-energy individual who thrives in professional services environments? Do you love working with dynamic teams? This may be the opportunity for you!
Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Law School Relations & Diversity Recruiting Specialist who could be located in either the Boston, New York, or Washington DC office.
As the Law School Relations & Diversity Recruiting Specialist, you will provide organizational and administrative support to the Associate Director of U.S. Law School Relations and Recruiting Strategy. Your core responsibilities will focus on communications with law school career services representatives, engaging with diverse student groups related to on-campus and in-office programing, support for Orrick founded career fairs, and assistance with diversity focused lateral hiring initiatives.
Law School Relations/ Campus Recruiting:
Strategizes Fall Recruiting / On-Campus Interview Programs in line with firm goals and initiatives.
Works closely with the Associate Director and Business Unit recruiting leads to identify schools and programs that align with firm strategy.
Prepares and organizes registration materials for on-campus interviewing.
Coordinates OCI and Pre-OCI dates across offices. Make all necessary arrangements at law schools for on-campus interviewing.
Collaborates with local office recruiting managers, and designs and arranges for on-campus events throughout the year as appropriate.
Develops and maintains relationships with law school career services contacts.
Point of contact for recruiting technology systems.
Stays knowledgeable of law school trends, new developments and initiatives.
Works closely with the Associate Director of U.S. Law School Relations and Recruiting Strategy and local office Recruiting Managers on diversity focused initiatives.
Supporting internal and external diversity-recruiting related and affinity group programming.
Overseeing the Recruiting D&I related budget and sponsorship requests.
Building positive relationships with law schools and student groups, including outreach to student affinity groups.
Assisting with recruitment efforts as they relate to diverse laterals and students.
Assisting with the selection and preparation of firm representatives for diversity recruiting related speaking engagements.
Assists with organization and execution of large-scale diversity focused career fairs.
Assists with organization and execution of firmwide sector fellowships.
Recruiting point of contact for LCLD and SEO programs
Your Other Responsibilities:
Support overall departmental needs with special projects. This includes firmwide projects.
Attend diversity-related events.
Stay informed of developments as they relate to D&I efforts in the legal profession
5+ years of law firm recruiting experience preferred.
D&I or applicable experience in a service industry
Knowledge of attorney recruiting field and procedures.
Familiarity with Lawcruit preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to organize/prioritize work while handling multiple projects and shifting responsibilities.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Exercises strong judgment when handling confidential/sensitive matters.
Ability to work independently with little supervision.
Performs as a team player.
Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating needs, including occasional evenings and weekends.
Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. Financial Times has selected Orrick as the Most Innovative Law Firm in North America from 2016-2018 and named us runner-up in 2019. The American Lawyer gave the firm its first Legal Innovation Award and in 2019 recognized us for “Best Use of Technology.” For the fifth year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2020 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company*.
Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including lots of extra perks like free biometric screenings, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.
How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers.
No phone calls please.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 824DC
About Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. Financial Times has selected Orrick as the Most Innovative Law Firm in North America from 2016-2018 and named us runner-up in 2019. The American Lawyer gave the firm its first Legal Innovation Award and in 2019 recognized us for “Best Use of Technology.” For the fifth year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2020 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.