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Title : Attorney Engagement Coordinator (diversity & Inclusion)

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # QYHA846883

Be a part of a highly successful, full-service law firm that counts among its esteemed clients many Fortune 250 firms. This firm has a reputation for treating associates exceedingly well. The branch office of a large international law firm, this firm's practice has consistently been strong in the litigation, corporate and tax fields; however, the firm also has made a definite commitment to intellectual property related work in the Los Angeles legal market. The Los Angeles branch has a full book of business involving some of the biggest movers and shakers on the national and international scene. An aggressive development track has associates achieving partner status in a very limited amount of time compared to other national firms of its stature. This firms is generally seeking the best and the brightest--meaning it is most willing to consider associates from top schools and firms.
Attorney Engagement Coordinator (Diversity & Inclusion) The candidate will collaborate with the Washington, DC Attorney Engagement team as well as the Firmwide Diversity and Inclusion department to implement the Firm's D&I initiatives on a local level, including but not limited to onboarding, mentoring, professional development plans, promotion, advancement and retention processes. Develop and foster relationships with all Washington, DC based Affinity Groups/Inclusion Councils, including planning and executing programs, coaching, and oversight on workflow allocation across all practice groups. Manage the DEI Integration Pod Initiative which includes bi-weekly progress reporting, scheduling meetings for the DEI Pods Task Force, individual check-ins, and furthermore, manage the expansion of the initiative to other affinity groups and inclusion councils. Support and execute diversity engagement events with the Attorney Engagement and Legal Recruiting departments for the Summer Program and Fall Orientation, and various internal partners. Support the Firm's diversity hiring and integration efforts. Ensure established guidelines and best practices are followed and identifies efficiencies. Perform other duties as assigned. Provide support with lateral attorney integration, including event assistance, coordination of integration efforts. Coordinate attorney office transfers to Washington, DC including welcome announcements, office tours, and integration. Assist with attorney utilization reports. Track attorney mentoring program updates and assist with mentor assignment process. Assist with coordination of Litigation and Corporate department Open Forums. Assist with coordination of Associates Committee meetings and related projects and initiatives. Support all local affinity group events. Support the Women's Leadership Initiative. Support the Legal Recruiting team during the summer program and fall recruiting. Update department documents on a quarterly basis. Process expenses reports and check requests. Miscellaneous administrative duties such as filing, creating labels, nametags, scanning and copying. Maintain attorney engagement-related initiatives on internal website. Conduct ongoing research on potential programs and policy updates. Other duties and special projects as assigned by the Legal Education Manager including analysis and reporting for the Diversity Integration Task Force, Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Subcommittees. Bachelor's degree is required. Should preferably have 2-3 years of relevant work experience in similar setting, law firm or professional services.

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