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Legal Personnel Coordinator

Arnold & Porter
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Arnold & Porter has a Legal Personnel Coordinator opening in the Washington, DC Office.  The Coordinator is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of Legal Personnel matters for all attorneys firm-wide. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with orientation and integration of all new and lateral associates and staff attorneys.
  • Processing and managing pre-employment requirements (references, conflict checks, offer letters, etc.)
  • Coordinating paperwork for new and lateral associate and staff attorney hires (arrival notices, orientation schedules, orientation packets, personnel files, personnel authorization forms).
  • Acting as a liaison for new attorneys with other Firm departments (i.e., Payroll, HR/Benefits, Office Administration and IT).
  • Supporting annual and mid-cycle associate and staff attorney evaluation and feedback processes.
  • Supporting operation of the Foreign Attorney program.
  • Assisting in maintaining/auditing the database of bar admissions and assisting with the bar admissions process as needed.
  • Tracking attorney leaves of absence, secondments, clerkships, etc.
  • Assisting with coordination of visa-related matters.
  • Liaising with Talent Development colleagues (including Diversity & Inclusion) on data requests and analyses for internal and external purposes.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Administrative experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate environment a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment, a professional demeanor and the ability to provide an excellent first impression of the Firm. 
  • Must work well with all levels of Firm personnel, establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm and react to difficult situations appropriately. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential. 
  • Must be highly motivated, creative, flexible, adaptable to change and results-oriented.  
  • Must be willing to learn.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • VI Desktop platform a plus.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.  Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations.

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


Posted: 2020-02-18 Expires: 2020-03-19
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