Attorney Review HR Coordinator

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Title :

Attorney Review HR Coordinator

Location :

Orange County

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in any of our US offices (with preference for LA), the HR Coordinator will work closely with the Attorney Review team and the performance review committees of the Firm to assist with all aspects of the salary administration and performance evaluation processes for the firm’s non-partner attorneys firmwide.

This role reports to the Human Resources Attorney Review Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the non-partner attorney mid-year and annual performance review processes by completing request for information, attending and providing support during review meetings and assisting in the maintenance of the Attorney Review mailbox.
  • Prepares, sends and follows up with committee members and evaluators in advance of and during both the mid-year and annual review process.
  • Effectively advise on providing meaningful performance feedback and guidance to the Firm’s attorney review committees, while effectively mitigating risk.
  • Develop strong working relationships with partners and attorney review committee chairs and members.
  • Liaise directly with firm management, a broad cross-section of the firm’s partners, and other key members of the Human Resources, Professional Development, Diversity, Information Systems and Finance departments and their staffs.
  • Administrative support, calendaring, coordination and attendance at all meetings of the firm’s Associate Compensation and Professional Development Committees [including a number of meetings held in other U.S. offices].
  • Administration and support of the firm’s Web-based performance evaluation system and associated databases and document libraries.
  • Provides sub-admin and end-user training on the Web-based performance evaluation system.
  • Maintenance and security configuration of review related sites on the firm’s intranet.
  • Generates “on demand” statistical reporting and analysis, including direct-to-management delivery of highly confidential data and presentations.
  • Works with Attorney Review team in the preparation, maintenance and delivery of voluminous performance evaluation and compensation records, often under pressing time constraints.
  • Responsibilities also include heavy document processing, merges, editing and formatting, document comparisons and proofing.
  • Provides assistance and support to other areas of the Human Resources Department as needed.


  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and priorities, while meeting deadlines of fast-paced environment.
  • Expertise in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat; proficiency in Access is preferred.
  • Facility with numbers; ability to create, interpret and explain statistical reports and related formulas/calculations.
  • Excellent customer service and communication (written and verbal) skills and ability to interface with individuals across all levels of the firm.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive information with confidentiality and discretion.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and adjust/extend work hours to meet both last-minute and seasonal demands.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent relevant work experience, required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Professional Development or Human Resources with an emphasis in performance management; professional HR certification desirable.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft 9 (or above), viGlobal, SilkRoad, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft SQL Server, Zoom, SharePoint, XML Publisher, HTML and/or other HRMS or database reporting tools is preferred.


Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.


Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $75,000-90,000. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.


The application window is expected to close on Wednesday, August 21, 2024.

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all partners, employees and applicants and, in accordance with the applicable federal and state laws, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, matriculation or political affiliation, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status or partnership status, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, personal appearance, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, arrest or conviction record, or on any other basis prohibited by law.