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Associate Litigator

Company: Ogletree Deakins
Location: Stamford
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Litigation Associate Position: Lateral Attorney Seniority Level: Associate Apply Now Position Summary Our Stamford, CT office has an opportunity for a junior to mid-level Associate to join the firms dynamic and long-established practice representing premier local and national employers. This is an excellent opportunity for associates who are proactive and passionate about assuming a high level role providing legal service within a sophisticated practice and who are seeking to assume a significant role in all aspects of labor and employment law. This role requires extensive contact with clients, governmental agencies and opposing counsel. Duties include all aspects of corporate labor and employment legal representation, but are not limited to, developing creative ideas and pragmatic solutions for client problems, litigation and trial work, and resolving governmental and workplace investigations. Our office is collegial with a commitment to mutual respect in the workplace. We hold regular all-attorney in-person conferences throughout the country. We make attorney development a priority and provide ongoing writing, publishing, and speaking opportunities as well as access to expansive professional development training programs and opportunities to work with the leading attorneys in this field. We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. Requirements

  • Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Connecticut. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. License to practice in New York is preferable, but not required.
  • Candidates should possess 2+ years of employment litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in labor and employment law.
  • We expect this attorney to provide excellent written and analytical work and to contribute to a respectful, collegial office environment.
  • Outstanding academic record preferred (Top 25% of law school class). Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position. Benefits Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our attorneys including: comprehensive training and development programs including an annual firm-wide Attorney Retreat, CLE and bar admission expense reimbursement, several competitive annual bonus programs, 401(k) plan, affordable health, and life insurance including dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc to provide 24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video, employee assistance program, back-up childcare program, and a paid parental leave on-ramping program. Firm Overview Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firms , is one of the firms top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News Best Lawyers Best Law Firms has named Ogletree Deakins a Law Firm of the Year for 11 consecutive years. In 2022, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its Law Firm of the Year in the Employment Law Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 950 attorneys located in 55 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, including many of the Fortune 50 companies in the U.S. We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm

Keywords: Ogletree Deakins, Stamford , Associate Litigator, Legal , Stamford, Connecticut

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