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Lateral Recruiting Coordinators
Multiple law firm positions available
Help source, interview and refer Associate and Counsel candidates internally


LOCATION: New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan

COMPENSATION: Base salary to $80,000, and well-paid overtime generous bonus, full firm health benefits, 401K savings w/match, all firm amenities and on-site cafeterias, commuter benefits. Exceptional work environments noted HR programs.  Both firms have a history of career growth, stability and security in noted global law firms.


ORGANIZATIONS: Multiple International Law Firms


SUMMARY: The Lateral Recruiting Coordinators will source, interview and refer applicants for associate and counsel positions for all locations.  The Coordinators will recruit for specific practice groups and also deal with other positions, as needed.  These professionals will also participate with Seasonal recruitment which includes On Campus and Summer programs and should enjoy traveling to the top law schools in the country with their HR team.



  • Assist Recruiting Manager with all aspects of the lateral hiring process and special projects

  • Assist Practice Group leaders to identify staffing needs, search strategies and draft advertisements

  • Source candidates, extend invitations  to interview and maintain status reports

  • Screen unsolicited resumes and respond to applicants

  • Coordinate interview schedules, collect feedback and act as a liaison throughout the process

  • Facilitate decision-making process and follow up with offer letters and on-boarding documents

  • Record resume submissions in ATS and ensure file retention policy

  • Maintain relationships with legal search firms and advise on available positions

  • Keep up to date on legal hiring, vendors, and trends

  • Assist with lateral recruiting marketing and lateral career page

  • Assist with lateral integration and diversity initiatives

  • Create offer and arrival packets; prepare for new associate arrivals and orientation

  • Organize payments of placement fees and reimbursement of expenses related to lateral hiring

  • Prepare drafts of fee agreements for approval by Lateral Recruiting

  • Manager and maintain tracking chart

  • Collaborate with HR and Conflicts team to conduct formal due diligence for hires, and internal screening



  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3-4 years of professional services experience related to recruiting, preferably in a law firm or financial institution or environment devoted to legal recruitment

  • Ability to effectively function in a fast-paced service environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail

  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to prioritize, coordinate workload, work independently

  • Communicate professionally and diplomatically on all levels

  • Possess a positive high energy attitude

  • Experience with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel will cross-train on LawCruit

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality




Mary Suneetha
Filcro Legal Staffing 

New York, NY  10017 

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