Administrative Employment Opportunities 

Steptoe is an equal-opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.  All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

Washington Office

To apply to the following Washington office opportunities, please forward a cover letter and resume to: 

Human Resources Department - Room 491
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1795
careers@steptoe.com
or fax cover letter and resume to 202.261.0627

Legal Recruiting Manager
Responsibilities include management of the On Campus Interview (OCI) process, summer associate program and collection of NALP information. Manage lateral recruiting and all in-house interviews. Supervise legal recruiting data entry and applicant filing systems. Must be organized and personable. Attention to detail, “can do” attitude, flexibility and the ability to work well under pressure are a must. Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and viRecruit (or similar recruiting database) experience desirable. College degree, 7+ years of law firm recruiting experience and knowledge of NALP principles and standards are required.

Marketing Data Steward
Responsibilities include assisting with the overall data management of the firm’s Client Relationship Management system (CRM). This position, as part of the Marketing Communications team, will work with the Marketing team and firm to ensure high levels of data quality, integrity, availability, accuracy, completeness, consistency, and privacy with the CRM data. Given the nature of data change management involved in this role, this position requires exceptional attention to detail, good judgment, and discretion. Ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of professional experience and be team player with well-developed and professional interpersonal skills. Other skills include: excellent communication skills, both written and oral; the ability to recognize and analyze problems, and a capacity to make or recommend sound solutions; the ability to work well under pressure; and the ability to organize and prioritize work and meet tight deadlines. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Adobe Acrobat is required. Knowledge of LexisNexisInterAction or other CRM technology highly desired. BA/BS in Marketing or related discipline is preferred. Equivalent work experience, in lieu of degree, will be considered.

Conflicts Assistant II
Responsibilities include researching and analyzing corporate structure, entering and editing client/matter records in databases used by conflicts department, preparing conflict check reports for attorney review and case-opening, routing business intake documents, communicating with Firm attorneys and staff. Successful candidate must be a detail-oriented problem solver, be able to meet daily deadlines while maintaining excellent organizational and interpersonal communications skills, and be a willing team player. Administrative experience required, conflicts and/or legal admin experience of at least 2 or more years sought. Elite and/or LegalKEY database experience highly desirable. The candidate should have at minimum, an undergraduate college degree. Availability to work overtime and willingness to work a flexible schedule including evening hours.

Century City Office

Please forward resumes and transcripts to cccareers@steptoe.com.  Principals only.

Chicago Office

To apply to the following Chicago office opportunities, please forward a cover letter, resume, and most recent law school transcript (where applicable) to Deborah Fletcher-Broucek, Legal Administrator, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 115 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 3100, Chicago, IL  60603, chi_recruiting@steptoe.com.

New York Office

For positions in our New York office, please contact Heidi Braun, Legal Administrator, at hbraun@steptoe.com.

Palo Alto Office

Please forward resumes and cover letter to careers@steptoe.com.

Phoenix Office

For positions in our Phoenix office, please contact Marsha Kendall, Legal Administrator, at mkendall@steptoe.com.

Legal Executive Assistant
Exciting opportunity for an experienced professional Legal Executive Assistant interested in working at a top international law firm.  This is a very fast paced desk supporting 3 attorneys in the firm’s labor & employment group.  Responsibilities include providing client and case management support, research, drafting, document production and orchestrating travel arrangement for multiple trial teams.  The ideal candidate is detail-orientated, possesses outstanding communication skills, has strong project management skills, superior organizational skills, the ability to follow procedures and direction, anticipates needs and works well in teams.  Must possess the ability to prioritize and multitask in a high energy environment with tight deadlines.  Excellent computer skills (i.e., full facility with MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint).  Must have a minimum of 10 years litigation experience, accurate transcription and proofreading skills, and accurate 60 wpm typing.  Previous big firm experience required, familiarity with labor litigation a plus.  Please submit resume and cover letter to Marsha Kendall via email to mkendall@steptoe.com.

Brussels Office

For positions in our Brussels office, please provide your CV and a recent relevant English writing sample to Ms. Kathleen Van Nuffel, Director of Administration - Brussels Office, at kvannuffel@steptoe.com.