HR Generalist

New York, NY

Our client is a premier global law firm with roots that date back over 100+ years. They are recognized as a top firm in the areas of intellectual property, litigation, regulatory and government affairs, securities, and transactional law. Today they employ 1000+ team members across their offices, with their NYC office being one of their largest. This role with work closely with Associates & General Counsel, will offer the ability to learn and take on more over time, and will pay a base salary up to $95k + bonus.





  • Partner with HR Managers to effectively investigate and resolve employee relations issues
  • Develop an understanding of business units and employment needs in order to serve as a business partner.
  • Assist with staff compensation & administration, including drafting job descriptions, pricing new positions, determining promotions and assisting with the administration of annual salary increases
  • Assist with leave administration matters, i.e- return to work plans, etc.
  • Identify departmental training needs and assist with preparation and/or delivery of training sessions
  • Work closely with Managers and other Generalists to ensure consistency in the interpretation, communication, application and administration of firm policy
  • Conduct reference and background checks to ensure clearance prior to extending offers of employment
  • Oversee new hire orientation for NY staff
  • Respond to requests of staff & provide them with general information and/or direct their requests to the appropriate department
    Assumes additional responsibility as assigned





  • Proficiency with computer and reporting systems, including Microsoft office products and HRIS (PeopleSoft experience, desirable)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in HR, with at least 2 in a generalist role
  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in related subjects
  • HR certifications high preferred



Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.


Date Posted 10/10/2018
Salary Up to $95,000 + Bonus

(2MB Max; allowed file formats: doc, docx, pdf, pptx, txt)

characters left