Global Associate Recruiting Assistant

Location : Location
US-DC-Washington, D.C.
Additional Location(s)
US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-San Diego | US-NY-New York
Attorney Recruitment & Development
Work Arrangement
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $58,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $65,000.00/Yr.
Position Type
Job ID

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.  

About the Role

The Global Associate Recruiting Assistant is an integral part of Latham’s Associate Recruiting team. This role will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Associate Recruiting Department, including the Director of Associate Recruiting, Global Associate Recruiting Managers, and Global Associate Recruiting Coordinators, by organizing and expediting workflow in connection with all phases of attorney recruitment and attorney development processes, while assisting the Associate Recruiting department with all phases of recruiting and development efforts for either new attorneys, lateral hires, or the Summer Associate program. This role will be located in either our Washington, D.C., New York, San Diego, or Los Angeles office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence. 

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:


  • Maintaining the associate recruiting department documents and filing systems
  • Ensuring receipt of updated documents for each candidate and organizing applicant materials for all candidates
  • Preparing weekly global hiring reports and assisting with various hiring reports, including pace and offer/acceptance reports
  • Downloading, sorting, and preparing summaries for arrivals and prepares onboarding documents
  • Preparing check requests for related events and expenses


We’d love to hear from you if you:


  • Demonstrate well-developed and professional interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
  • Possess the ability to develop and maintain a courteous, professional, and effective working relationship with clients, vendors, and other representatives of external organizations
  • Exhibit the ability to work in a team environment with a customer-service focus
  • Display specific data analytics skills, including the ability to interpret and leverage data to inform decision-making and strategy development


And have:


  • High school diploma or an equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent, preferably
  • Formal training in data analytics, preferably 
  • A minimum of one (1) year of administrative or office experience in related field, preferably

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:


  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!


Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.


Please click here to view the full job description for this role.


Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.


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Pay Range

USD $58,000.00 - USD $65,000.00 /Yr.


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