Legal Recruitment Coordinator

New York, NY, US

May 23, 2023

Dentons US LLP is currently recruiting for a Legal Recruitment Coordinator to be based in our New York office. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly collaborative team, help support the firm’s US recruiting strategy and gain lateral hiring experience. The Legal Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for helping with all aspects of attorney recruiting, including partner, lateral attorney, contract attorney and entry level hiring. This position will play a significant role in running the Summer Associate Program and will also assist with 1L and 2L on-campus recruiting efforts. Candidates with a background in HR recruiting or professional development who are interested in legal recruiting are encouraged to apply. This position is a hybrid role and will be three days in office and two days working remotely.



  • Coordinate interview schedules for partner and associate candidates and oversee virtual meeting logistics
  • Solicit feedback on candidates from partners and associates
  • Coordinate all aspects of the Summer Associate Program, including pre-arrival setup and communications, orientation, social events, work allocation and evaluations
  • Maintain and update candidate information in Applicant Tracking System (LawCruit), including sending correspondence to applicants
  • Coordinate 1L and 2L on-campus recruiting efforts
  • Facilitate conflicts and background checks for all candidates
  • Assist with travel arrangements and expenses for candidates as needed
  • Support US recruiting projects and initiatives
  • Attend local recruiting events as necessary
  • Other duties may be assigned to fully meet the requirements of the position


Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least one year of recruiting, human resources or professional development experience required, with preference for legal recruiting experience
  • Previous experience coordinating recruiting efforts or scheduling across multiple offices and practice groups
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and quality work product
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Interest in collaborating with others and learning more about the legal recruiting industry
  • Ability to occasionally work outside of the regular work schedule to meet department needs
  • Possess a high degree of trustworthiness and discretion, due to the highly confidential nature of the legal recruiting process
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with an applicant tracking system is a plus


Salary Range

New York Only: $60,000 - $70,000

Dentons offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We are an Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


About Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, connecting talent to the world's challenges and opportunities in more than 75 countries. Dentons' legal and business solutions benefit from deep roots in our communities and award-winning advancements in client service, including Nextlaw, Dentons’ innovation and strategic advisory services. Dentons' polycentric and purpose-driven approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client and community interests in the New Dynamic.

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