How do I apply?
To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Noah Cooper, Senior Legal Recruiting Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To see a list of our openings, click here.
Does Schiff Hardin accept resumes from search firms?
Yes, Schiff Hardin works with a select group of search firms. Recruiters interested in working with us should contact Noah Cooper, Senior Legal Recruiting Manager, at email@example.com for more information. We do not accept from search firms resumes of candidates who are currently judicial clerks or who are entry-level attorneys.
What is the interview process?
Typically, the first step is a preliminary interview. If that interview goes well and there is mutual interest in continuing the process, we invite candidates in for a full round of interviews. For lateral associates, the full round consists of one-on-one interviews, a lunch interview with associates, and a panel interview. The panel interview is with three to four Schiff Hardin lawyers. During the panel interview, the lawyers take turns asking questions designed to gather more information about each candidate’s work, academic, and other life experiences.
Does Schiff Hardin offer a bonus for judicial clerks?
Yes, Schiff Hardin pays a competitive bonus to associates who join our firm after completing a judicial clerkship. Judicial clerks interested in applying should submit their materials to Noah Cooper, Senior Legal Recruiting Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we do not accept resumes of judicial clerks from recruiters.
Is Schiff Hardin an Affirmative Action Employer?
Yes, Schiff Hardin is a federal government contractor and affirmative action employer. For these reasons, we are required to solicit certain demographic information from candidates on a government-mandated form during the interview process. Please know that your submission of this self-identification information is entirely voluntary. Your decision to provide or not provide the information will have no impact on your employment application. Any response will be kept confidential and will not be used in the application process or shared with anyone involved in the hiring process.