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Legal Recruiting Coordinator
New York

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP is currently recruiting for a Legal Recruiting Coordinator.  The Legal Recruiting Coordinator is involved in all aspects of firm-wide attorney recruiting, including partner, counsel, associate, clerk, staff attorney and entry level hiring.  This position will also coordinate our on-campus recruiting efforts.  We encourage candidates with approximately 2-3 years of recruiting experience to apply.

The Legal Recruiting Coordinator will report to the Chief Legal Recruiting Officer and Senior Legal Recruiting Manager on the following job functions:


  • Work closely with the Chief Legal Recruiting Officer and Senior Manager on all aspects of firm-wide lateral recruitment
  • Strategic, proactive and innovative execution of firm-wide lateral recruiting (including partners, counsels, associates, clerks and staff attorneys)
  • Identify candidates (create summaries for attorney review), schedule interviews, greet/exit candidates, coordinate with recruiters
  • Maintain job specs, hiring needs and processes for all offices and all departments
  • Collect feedback and prepare candidate files for review on an ongoing basis
  • Maintain and update candidate information in Applicant Tracking System (LawCruit), including sending correspondence to applicants
  • Offer/no offer process
  • Work closely with all offices to identify needs and determine recruiting strategies; maintain knowledge of specific markets and all searches
  • Focus on diversity, women’s and wellness initiatives within lateral and on-campus recruitment
  • Implement ongoing strategic analysis and hiring protocols driven by firm needs and industry standards; statistical analysis on various recruiting metrics
  • Liaise with recruiters on an ongoing basis; maintain face-to-face relationships with preferred recruiters
  • Research industry standards regarding alternative/innovative recruiting methods; prepare and propose recruiting initiatives
  • Collaborate with Marketing Department re: all lateral and on-campus recruitment marketing materials for best internal/external communication/dissemination


  • Coordinate and execute various aspects of on-campus recruiting efforts
  • Attend local recruiting events as necessary
  • 1L recruiting efforts


  • Complete various surveys/submissions including Chambers, NALP and Vault
  • Assist department with additional duties as needed

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of law firm recruiting experience
  • Previous experience coordinating recruiting efforts or scheduling across multiple offices and practice areas
  • Proficiency in MS Office, knowledge of LawCruit and ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Ability to organize, multitask, manage, maintain and prioritize departmental processes/projects, deadlines and projects effectively in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment, both independently and on a team
  • Must be energetic and enthusiastic with an ability to possess and maintain morale within the department
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Maintain confidentiality, professionalism, and judgment regarding sensitive matters
  • Must be highly motivated, exhibit creativity in approach to work, flexible and detail/results-oriented

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.  Please submit cover letter with resume by email to: HR-Resumes@kasowitz.com.


Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP is an equal opportunity employer. Every individual has the right to work in a professional environment that promotes equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination and harassment. It is Kasowitz policy to ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals, without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status or alienage, disability, pregnancy or related medical issue, military or qualified veteran status, familial status, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, gender, including gender identity, gender expression or transition status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and/or sex offenses, sexual and reproductive health decisions, unemployment status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of an individual’s relationship with Kasowitz, including, without limitation, recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.