Steptoe, a premier law firm located in the heart of Dupont Circle has an amazing opportunity for a high energy individual with a “can do” attitude and excellent organizational skills to join its Legal Recruiting team. The Legal Recruiting Coordinator will support the associate recruiting, on-campus interviews and summer associate program.
This position is also responsible for the following:
Coordinating all aspects of the summer associate program including onboarding, orientation, and planning and attending all social events, trainings and meetings.
Organizing law school on-campus interview programs, including but not limited to program registrations, hospitality suite organization, and interviewer materials preparation.
Supporting callback interview scheduling and reception logistics.
Scheduling interviews for lateral associate and summer associate candidates. Greeting and escorting candidates to interviews.
Assisting the Legal Recruiting Manager in the full recruitment lifecycle.
Ensuring application information is updated in the recruiting database (ViDesktop) and generating correspondences as needed.
Reviewing and organizing the legal recruiting department email inbox. Corresponding with candidates, search firms, law schools, and vendors.
Coordinating outreach to law school organizations, including all aspects of planning events and coordinating logistics with firm representatives.
Maintaining the firm’s applicant tracking system and candidate information charts and reports.
Qualified candidates should possess the following:
Bachelor’s degree is required.
Minimum of two years of Legal Recruiting experience is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with current or prior law firm experience.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Superior organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
Ability to plan ahead, juggle multiple tasks with competing tight deadlines, and stay on top of follow through.
Must have flexibility to work beyond normal business hours to meet operating needs particularly during the summer.
About Steptoe and Johnson LLP
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions.
The firm is particularly noted for its capabilities in:
White-collar defense and other government investigations and enforcement including anti-corruption and economic sanctions, fraud, money laundering, criminal antitrust, and tax investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions;
High-stakes litigation particularly involving complex commercial claims and cross-border disputes;
Patent and technology litigation especially life sciences, trade secrets, and Section 337 claims and controversies arising from disruptive technologies; Preventive international corporate compliance particularly FCPA/anti-corruption, economic sanctions/export controls, national and cybersecurity, including program development and implementation, transaction counseling, and internal investigations; and Challenging regulatory issues before the US government particularly agencies addressing energy, the environment, tax, trad...e, transportation, telecommunications, technology, and the Internet, as well as regulatory matters in Brussels, London, and Beijing
Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington.