Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. We are currently seeking an Attorney Recruiting & Development Coordinator, reporting to the Attorney Recruiting and Development Manager.
The role will reside in the Washington, DC office with hybrid work capabilities and will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the DC office’s attorney recruiting and development functions, including summer associate hiring, the summer associate program, lateral attorney hiring, law school partnerships and programming, and professional development initiatives for associates and counsel. The Attorney Recruiting and Development Coordinator is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys, advisors and staff.
Key responsibilities of this position include:
Plan and execute the DC summer associate program, including organizing social events, orientation, and training programs; assigning mentors; overseeing work assignments and the evaluation process; and responding to summer associate and attorney questions.
Support law student recruitment program including scheduling interviews for 2L summer associate and 1L scholar applicants, corresponding with applicants and attorneys, participating in office Hiring Committee meetings, and coordinating follow up efforts.
Collaborate with Firmwide Resource Groups to identify, manage, and coordinate outreach and sponsorship activities with key law schools.
Coordinate lateral recruiting efforts, including managing candidates’ interview schedules, collecting evaluations, and overseeing new attorney onboarding.
Oversee data entry into applicant tracking system and generate reports; analyze recruiting statistics for internal and external audiences.
Train and help supervise the work of the DC Attorney Recruiting & Development Assistant and DC Attorney Recruiting & Development Intern.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading global law firm recognized for its exceptional client service, innovation and engaging work environment. Our reputation as an outstanding, service-oriented firm begins with our people and their commitment to our core values of collegiality, commitment, excellence, integrity and intensity, which exemplify how we approach our work in support of our clients and each other. Working together, we solve problems and move the firm forward - efficiently, effectively and expertly.
We seek to attract, develop and retain the very best professional and administrative talent in the legal services industry by providing a dynamic work culture, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits designed to help our employees balance their work/life responsibilities, as well as continuing professional development opportunities. We are committed to maintaining and cultivating a diverse and inclusive firm culture grounded in respect and teamwork. The long tenure of our employees speaks to the strength and appeal of our culture and values.
If you are interested in learning more about the work we do, our offices, available administrative and profess...ional staff positions, and our fringe benefits, we invite you to explore our website at www.akingump.com.