The Legal Talent Assistant/Specialist supports the Firm’s Practice Managers on administrative tasks related to associate relations, rotations, reviews and mentor programs.
Provides general support and assistance to the Practice Managers on an ongoing basis;
Updates and circulates various reports related to professional development;
Prepares new hire assignment charts and materials for Managing Partners’ review;
Assists with administrative logistics related to rotations;
Coordinates review meetings and materials;
Assists in compiling and proofing caucus materials;
Prepares relevant materials for partner mentor and associate advisor programs;
Schedules check-in meetings for associates and members of Legal Talent team;
Provides general assistance on ad-hoc projects; and
Performs other duties, as assigned.
1-3 years of professional services experience required, large law firm experience preferred;
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
Proofreading skills a must;
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;
Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines, prioritize and meet deadlines;
Must be team oriented;
Ability to deal discreetly with confidential information; and
Availability to work overtime, as needed.
This position is located in our New York office, and currently has a hybrid work schedule, but that is subject to change. The estimated salary range for this position is $55,000 to $75,000 plus overtime. The actual salary offered will be based on a wide range of factors, including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and where applicable, licensure or certification obtained. Market and Firm factors are also considered. In addition to base salary and discretionary bonus(es), we offer a generous employee benefits package including, but not limited to, paid time off, medical, dental, vision care, 401(k) and substantial health club discounts.
Cravath has been known as one of the premier U.S. law firms for two centuries. Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are recognized around the world for their commitment to the representation of our clients’ interests. Throughout our history, we have played a central role in developing how law is practiced, how lawyers are trained and how business risk is managed. We are not, and do not strive to be, the largest law firm measured by number of offices or lawyers. Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their most challenging legal issues, most significant business transactions and most critical disputes.