Current HR Opportunities

**If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below - or any other position in a law firm please contact Geri Moreland to discuss at  geri@capitolrecruiters.com.


HR Coordinator - for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for providing project support as well as technical and analytical support. Candidate will support the Chief Human Resources Officer and the Human Resources Team.  Responsibilities for this position include: Supporting HR department with special projects, analyses and benchmarking, coordinating internal HR communications, and developing information for HR efforts and projects. Candidate will manage HR shared document workspace, including reporting, ad hoc projects, etc.This position is responsible for reviewing/analyzing data, including issue-spotting and confirming report accuracy, coordination of HR meetings/presentations, and identifying/coordinating training opportunities as necessary and providing administrative support (calendaring, coordinating schedules, meetings/events).Position Requirements:Bachelor's degree required, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, proficiency with MS Office, strong project management skills, 2 yrs + prior success in a law firm or professional services firm managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, attention to detail is critical. Strong customer service orientation and follow through skills. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Manager of Diversity & Inclusion - for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This is a firm-wide position that works closely with the Director, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Talent Development, Human Resources and committees and senior managers regarding implementation of diversity and inclusion objectives and strategies, retention and engagement.  Responsibilities include working with the Diversity & Inclusion Director, Talent Development Department and HR Department regarding initiatives/projects designed to attract, develop and retain top talent from diverse backgrounds. Other duties include implementing education/training curriculum and setting priorities for relationships resulting in maximum business benefits. 

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Master’s or JD degree preferred.

Candidate must have at least 5 years of managerial experience and at least 2 years of experience in a diversity and inclusion role within a law firm or professional services firm.

Prior experience in developing and implementing D&I strategies.

Strong project management skills

Experience with event planning

Superior interpersonal and written communications skills.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Compensation Director – for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position oversees the design, implementation, and evaluation of the firm wide compensation programs for partners, lawyers and staff.  Candidate will work closely with senior leadership to ensure that compensation strategy and programs support the firm's objectives and meet all legal requirements.  Some of the duties for this position: manage process of the annual compensation programs for Associates, Counsel, Partners, and staff; coordinate delivery of total compensation and bonus memos; implements special, exceptional payments such as pro-rated compensation, special bonus considerations, signing and retention bonuses and other incentive payments; evaluates competitive practices, assess and compare the firm’s position to market, making recommendations ensuring plans are cost competitive and meet recruiting and retention objectives; produce explanatory materials for executive review and approval; work with outside consultants in order to deliver strong analytical advice and recommendations regarding external and internal compensation issues; aanticipates future trends in base and incentive pay for lawyers and staff.  Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree preferred, a minimum of 10 years of experience in administering compensation plans, including plan design, expert level Excel skills and in depth experience with HRIS systems (Workday preferred), analytical and financial modeling skills, and proven ability to translate analysis into recommended actions.  Salary is commensurate with experience

HR Staff Recruitment Coordinator for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC.This is a varied and busy spot with a great team! This position is responsible for assisting with high volume staff recruiting. **Ideal candidate has a year or more of experience reviewing resumes and doing pre-screening phone calls and conducting initial interviews. Duties for this position include: sourcing/screening prospective candidates for specific staff vacancies; participating in and conducting candidate interviews and qualifications analysis; completing reference checks and employment verifications; assisting with updating vacancy job descriptions; posting vacancies with outside recruiters, and job boards; coordinating/scheduling interviews with hiring Managers, performing new hire orientation and tours; coordinating staff attorney interviewing and hiring and pre-screening; and under direction of Director extending offers.Position Requirements: at least 1 year of experience in a fast paced HR recruitment related position; law firm (Assistant or Coordinator) experience is ideal, prior experience conducting new hire orientations a plus, experience with ah HR database ideal - viRecruit or Workday a plus.Salary is commensurate with experience.

Attorney Recruiting Assistant – for prominent law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Legal Recruiting department. Some of the duties for this position:  assists with tracking pre-arrival information, drafting arrival notices, scheduling orientation sessions and exit interviews, and assisting in the planning of social events and training programs for the Summer Associate Program, assists with on-campus interview process, candidate will monitor the general Legal Recruiting department email account daily, assists the department Manager with organization of lateral associate and judicial clerk candidate applications, maintains legal recruiting database and all candidate files, prepares correspondence to potential candidates/incoming attorney personnel, coordinates payments for bar, clerkship, moving/travel expenses, as well as travel expenses for associate and summer associate candidates.  Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, some type of HR experience such as internships or summer jobs; ideally in a law firm, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, availability to work occasional overtime during busy recruiting season.  Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Attorney Recruiting/Professional Development Assistant - for prominent law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Recruiting/Professional Development team.  As part of the Firm wide team, the Assistant will support legal recruiting, training, and development programs. Duties include: Coordinate interviews and gather feedback after interviews; assist with the organization of on and off campus recruiting events;  assist with coordination of attorney training programs; liaison for attorneys and staff regarding assigned training/development; coordinate department meetings and local training and development events; create orientation schedules for new attorney hires; collaborate with other offices regarding scheduling, and logistical/technical meeting support; process law school, diversity and pro bono related sponsorships; prepare statistical reports, such as attendance reports for training programs; assist with training, development, alumni, pro bono and diversity projects as needed.Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and law firm experience required (internships count!), strong interpersonal and written communication skills, experience supporting law firm, law school or college recruitment. Salary is commensurate with experience.