The National Legal Recruiting Assistant will provide administrative support to the Legal Recruiting team with emphasis on the campus interviewing process and Summer and New Associate on-boarding. This will include posting positions, creating job requisitions, entering candidates into an applicant tracking system and auditing their status, communicating with firm and recruiting leadership, processing new hire paperwork, processing reimbursements, and coordinating conflict clearance. In addition, the Assistant will complete surveys on behalf of the national recruiting department, including those requested by NALP and the various law schools at which we recruit. The Legal Recruiting Assistant supports various event planning initiatives of the Recruiting Department, the most significant of which is the popular 3-day annual Summer Associate Retreat.
Minimum of 1 year of experience working in a professional office environment
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and database solutions/applicant tracking software; excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask; the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment; and the ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment and professionalism in performing assigned tasks are needed
Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Human Resources, Business, Psychology, or a law related field and previous experience in a law firm or professional services environment, especially in a recruiting and/or onboarding role.
Foley & Lardner LLP provides award-winning business and legal insight to clients across the country and around the world. Our exceptional client service, value, and innovative technology are continually recognized by our clients and the legal industry. Foley has been recognized in a survey of Fortune 1000 corporate counsel as an elite BTI Client Service 30 for 12 years — one of only 11 law firms to hold this distinction for more than 10 years (2015 BTI Client Service A-Team survey, The BTI Consulting Group, Wellesley, MA). In addition, Foley received 27 national Tier 1 rankings in the 2015 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms and was named to the InformationWeek 500 list for seven of the past eight years for technological innovation that enhances business value. At Foley, we strive to create legal strategies that help you meet your needs today — and anticipate your challenges tomorrow. Learn more at Foley.com.