McGuireWoods LLP

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Attorney Recruiting Administrative Assistant

Attorney Recruiting Administrative Assistant

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Attorney Recruiting & Development

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McGuireWoods LLP is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support our Attorney Recruiting & Professional Development department in the Tysons office. The ideal candidate will have previous law firm or professional services experience with strong attention to detail and excellent written & verbal communication skills.


McGuireWoods LLP is a global law firm with a legacy reaching back more than 175 years.  We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.  We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world.  Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity.  For more information, please visit


  • Provide administrative support for the attorney recruiting and professional development department
  • Maintain recruiting files and database in LawCruit
  • Input all resumes into LawCruit; perform entry of interview schedules; update candidate status and prepare response/decision replies
  • Coordinate the scheduling of video interviews and schedule conference rooms for interviews
  • Prepare and maintain Summer Associate and Associate files; assist in preparation of offer and rejection letters
  • Collect and organize interview evaluation forms
  • Assist in all aspects in on-boarding new lawyers
  • Maintain the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) roster of lawyers; assist lawyers as needed with PLI Program
  • Assist in maintaining department budget





  • Requires high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years administrative/secretarial experience, preferably in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Human Resources, Recruiting and Legal/Professional Services experience preferred
  • Ability to compose business letters and other correspondence using the proper formatting, grammatical, punctuation styles as well as proofreading skills 
  • Microsoft Office PC skills with emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to maintain LawCruit recruiting database




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