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Attorney Recruiting Assistant

💼 Graduate Job

Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience. Proficient in MS Office, ViRecruit a plus. Self-motivated with strong communication and organization skills. Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle confidential information with discretion. Willing to work overtime, including evenings and weekends.
  • Support the legal recruitment team by coordinating lateral and law school recruiting efforts, managing interview scheduling, assisting with summer associate program logistics, maintaining applicant-tracking systems, preparing materials, processing expenses, and providing general administrative support.

Graduate Job

Legal, People, HR & AdministrationWashington, DC


  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire an Attorney Recruiting Assistant. Reporting to the Manager of Attorney Recruiting, the Attorney Recruiting Assistant will support the Washington, DC Attorney Recruiting team with the planning of the summer associate program, law school outreach and engagement events, on campus recruiting, fall associate onboarding, lateral associate recruiting and onboarding, and will support the Manager of Attorney Recruiting in all aspects of daily tasks.
  • This position will reside in the Washington, DC office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; and a minimum of one year of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient technical skills, including MS World, Powerpoint, and Excel. ViRecruit experience is a plus.
  • Independent, self-starting, and self-motivated.
  • Superior written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team environment are a must.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Proven ability to meet stringent deadlines, adapt to changing priorities, and balance multiple tasks while operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Outstanding judgment and a strong service orientation.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
  • Must be able to work overtime during the summer and fall season, including occasional evenings and weekends.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

People, HR & Administration


  • Lateral Recruiting:
  • Maintain applicant-tracking system for lateral candidates.
  • Process candidate materials, schedule lateral interviews, and collect interviewer evaluations.
  • Coordinate lateral new hire onboarding and orientation.
  • Maintain team calendar and send meeting invitations in a timely manner.
  • Law School Recruiting:
  • Summer Associate Program:
  • Assist Manager with coordination of the summer program, including meeting invitations, tracking attendance, and preparing social events.
  • Coordinate logistics for social events, including tracking RSVP attendance, confirming venues, and day of event coordination.
  • Assist with work assignment process, collecting evaluation forms and other tasks as needed.
  • Help assemble mid-summer and end-of-summer evaluation packets for Recruiting Committee.
  • Attend summer associate events as appropriate.
  • Respond to general questions from summer associates and attorneys about summer programs.
  • Additional summer program tasks given by the Senior Manager.
  • On-Campus Recruiting:
  • Assist with on-campus registration.
  • Assist in preparation of on-campus materials.
  • Assist with the coordination of law school recruiting events.
  • Schedule callback interviews and conduct meet and greets with candidates.
  • Prepare and distribute interview schedules.
  • Compile weekly Recruiting Committee materials.
  • Collect interview evaluations and prepare summary.
  • Prepare candidate interview materials and super day logistics.
  • Send correspondence to applicants with status update.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining various recruiting materials/forms.
  • Other Responsibilities:
  • Process expense reimbursements and invoices for lateral and law school recruiting.
  • Book conference rooms for interviews, hiring committee meetings and programs, as needed.
  • Assist with general administration duties.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Washington, DC