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Legal Recruiting Coordinator

Human Resources
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The Legal Recruiting Coordinator will assist and support the Legal Recruiting Department with all aspects of attorney recruitment, including lateral, summer and fall law clerk program administration.

  • Provide administrative support, including data entry, creating/maintaining files, processing conflicts and background checks, and creating personnel files for all new hires.
  • Assist in the scheduling and greetings of candidates.
  • Update the applicant tracking system, maintain diversity statistics, comply with all federal contractor obligations, post online vacancies.
  • Assist with new hire orientation and onboarding, including processing new hire paperwork, confirming final orientation schedules, assisting with the office tours and completing the I-9 E-Verify process for all new hires.
  • Respond to and direct candidate inquiries.
  • Prepare materials for on-campus interviews, create files for all callback candidates, assist with callback scheduling, prepare correspondence and assist with post-offer follow-up efforts.
  • Prepare for weekly hiring committee meetings: collect feedback and finalize packets.
  • Assist with the coordination of summer assignments, collect feedback and prepare for summer reviews.
  • Assist with planning and overseeing summer program events, internal programming and trainings.
  • Coordinate sponsorship initiatives at target law schools, including attorney participation and tracking of all efforts.
  • Assist with setting up interviews, collecting feedback and drafting offer packages.
  • Assist Lateral Recruitment Manager with projects related to lateral partner hiring, including collecting market data and updating internal lateral forms.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of two years of recruitment experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize competing demands to meet deadlines
  • Must be extremely detailed-oriented and possess strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Flexibility to work overtime and adjust work schedule as needed
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain strong internal working relationships with all levels in the organization
  • Must be independently authorized to work in the United States

Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution.

Alongside world-class legal careers, Clifford Chance offers excellent opportunities in the support functions that underpin its business operations. By joining us in Business Services, you will help us to innovate in the way we deliver our services and enable us to run a successful multinational business that never stands still.  Business Services are integral to the running of the firm and are critical to its success.


It has been and continues to be the Firm’s policy to provide equal opportunity and equal terms and conditions of employment to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, immigration status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, or any other status protected by law.

Alternatives are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system.  For assistance, please contact Clifford Chance's Human Resources Department at hr.recruit@cliffordchance.com or 212.878.8025.


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