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.


Human Resources Coordinator- for prominent Washington, DC law firm.  This varied position is responsible for assisting with recruitment, on-boarding, HRIS data maintenance, leave management, reporting, evaluations and compensation. Candidate will work closely with the HR team and will assist the Manager with special projects. This person is the liaison for staff regarding HR questions. Some of the duties for this position:  assist with coordinating recruitment process for staff and paralegal positions; create open position postings; conduct telephone pre-screening of applicants, administer skills testing, conduct initial interviews and refer candidates to hiring managers; maintain applicant tracking database; conduct reference checks on new hires; conduct new hire orientation; coordinate with HRIS Data Analyst regarding entering employee changes in HRIS; maintain staff  leave balances such as adjustments and termination leave calculations; complete unemployment and employee verification requests; assist with the preparation of EEO, Affirmative Action and other compliance reports; compile data needed to participate in compensation surveys; assist with the annual staff evaluation set up and monitoring process.  Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with strong academic credentials, 5+ years HR experience, HRIS experience, strong Excel skills, superior interpersonal and written communication skills, ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.  Salary commensurate with experience.

Compensation Analyst - for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for supporting compensation projects and financial analyses. Candidate will provide application support for Workday software program. This positon works with the Director to develop and administer annual compensation programs. Duties include: Data Maintenance and Analytics such as: Analyzing timekeeper performance metrics relating to internal targets; producing analysis to track hire, attrition, retention, and diversity-related trends;  coordinating with HR department regarding ongoing reclassifications to pay grades, job profiles, etc. Providing annual compensation support such as: guiding annual salary increase and bonus processes for employees, working with HR team, lead partners, and Payroll;             Survey Preparation such as: assisting with data extraction for participation in compensation-focused surveys, evaluating benchmark results against current job grades ensuring competitive compensation structures. Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required, 3+ years of experience in similar role, excellent interpersonal, written and analytical skills required, advanced Excel skills including proficiency with developing complex formulas, experience utilizing Workday, SQL, VBA, SSRS and similar reporting tools, experience with data visualization software (Tableau or similar) is a plus.  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.