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Senior Attorney Recruiting and Development Assistant

  • Location: Palo Alto, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #708
  • Salary: $64,000

Senior Attorney Recruiting and Development Assistant

COMPENSATION: Base salary to $95K, commensurate with experience, paid overtime, generous bonus, medical benefits, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, PTO, 401K, etc.




  • Assist with on-campus (OCI) and lateral interview process
  • Assist with the summer associate program
  • Collect & process new hire paperwork
  • Assist with attorney event planning and coordination
  • Provide assistance with vendor and event contracts
  • Provide assistance with budget preparation and tracking
  • Act as a point of contact for attorneys, summer associates and applicants
  • Assist with 1L Scholars Program recruiting 
  • Assist with the onboarding and termination process
  • Prepare check requests and process department expenses
  • Liaise between the Summer Associates and the attorneys and staff
  • Track and schedule callback interviews
  • Prepare for recruiting committee meetings and assist in follow-up efforts
  • Respond to inquiries from attorneys/staff, as needed
  • Respond actively, thoroughly and courteously to the needs of clients and internal requests within the firm; volunteer time and knowledge; work effectively and willingly with others


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ year of related experience in a law firm environment required
  • Proficient in Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player that can demonstrate strong client service
  • Can prioritize, multitask and pay attention to detail
  • Must have the utmost respect for confidentiality
  • Must have the ability to work overtime
  • Flexible to travel
  • Able to attend evening events