Current LCC Hiring Hall
It has been brought to our attention that vacancy notices sent by the Lawyers Coordinating Committee to Law School Placement offices are being circulated without including the specific requirements of the position. Our members have notified us that applicants have contacted them to apply for positions for which they have no information regarding the qualifications and experience required. To ensure this service is worthwhile to all the parties, please include the relevant information in all vacancy notices circulated.
Job postings are listed in alphabetical order by state.
We are now listing Fellowship and Law Clerk opportunities at the end of this publication.
Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco LLP, with offices in Birmingham and Atlanta, is seeking an attorney for its Birmingham office. The position offers immediate and significant responsibility for client contact and litigation. Minimum two (2) years previous litigation experience required; previous labor and employment experience preferred. Judicial clerkship experience will be considered in lieu of litigation experience. The firm represents national, regional and local labor unions, pension and benefit funds, and employees in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation in the Southeast. Send resume to: Robert Weaver, Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco LLP, Suite 380, 2700 Highway 280 East, Birmingham, Alabama 35223, or by e-mail to email@example.com.
Davis, Cowell & Bowe in San Francisco is planning to hire one or two associates with zero (0) to five (5) years experience. We represent unions, workers and employee benefit funds in a wide-ranging practice that includes international and local unions representing hotel workers, grocery workers, firefighters, construction workers, doctors, dentists, and others. Our work includes traditional labor and employee-benefits law, but has expanded far beyond that to include litigation involving the First Amendment, wage-and-hour laws, gender and race discrimination, prevailing-wage enforcement, apprenticeship law, corporate and securities law, false claims, consumer protection, intellectual property, environmental, election, immigration and other areas. We pioneered card-check neutrality agreements for organizing, and we continue to negotiate and defend these agreements. We represent the plaintiffs in Dukes v. Wal-Mart, the landmark gender discrimination case, and in other class actions alleging gender or racial discrimination, prevailing-wage violations and violations of consumer-protection laws. We are looking for people who are committed to social and economic justice, who are prepared to work hard and creatively to achieve it, and who want to blaze new trails and make new law. Litigation experience and strong writing are pluses. Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, writing sample and transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to: Hiring Partner, Davis, Cowell and Bowe, 595 Market Street, Suite 1400, San Francisco, California 94105.
Kraw Law Group, a nationally-recognized ERISA law firm specializing in representing Taft-Hartley benefit funds seeks an attorney with relevant experience for its Mountain View, California office. Membership in the California bar, graduation from an ABA-accredited law school, excellent writing and critical thinking skills required. Experience with the labor movement preferred. Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to: email@example.com.
Leonard Carder, LLP, a twenty plus attorney, San Francisco Bay Area firm representing unions, employee benefit funds, and employees in wage and hour, class action and law reform cases, is looking for an attorney with up to three (3) years’ experience in representing employee benefit funds and/or ERISA. Leonard Carder is proud to represent dozens of pension, health, and other employee benefit plans covering workers, retirees, and their families. Our attorneys are committed to serving such plans in all aspects of representation of multiemployer pension and health and welfare plans regarding benefit claim litigation, collections, compliance, fiduciary matters, plan design and subrogation matters. We represent such clients in state and federal courts, arbitration and before administrative agencies including the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service. We also represent international and local labor unions representing workers in both the private and public sectors, in industries as varied as the longshore, maritime, hospitality, transportation, health care, higher education, construction, utility, technical, and professional sectors and workers in class actions and individual lawsuits to enforce wage and hour and other employment laws. Leonard Carder, LLP is an equal opportunity employer: People of color, women, LGBTQ, and candidates with disabilities encouraged to apply. Applicants should be available to travel, work independently and as part of a team. Strong writing skills and a dedication to the goals of the labor movement are essential. California bar admission is required. For more information about our work, please visit our website at www.leonardcarder.com. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, references and writing sample(s) by May 31, 2013 to Lily Gregerson at firstname.lastname@example.org.Reich, Adell & Cvitan is an established law firm specializing in the representation of labor unions, multi-employer trust funds and political action committees and is seeking a newly admitted attorney, recent graduate awaiting California bar results or an experienced attorney with one (1) to five (5) years experience for an associate or law clerk position at its Santa Ana, California office. The Santa Ana office is particularly active in the firm's growing practice of representing public employee unions and union members. The position is available immediately. Good interpersonal and excellent writing skills are a must. Please send a resume, two (2) substantive, unedited writing samples and law school transcript to: Hiring Partner, Reich, Adell & Cvitan, 3550 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, California 90010, E-mail: email@example.com. EOE. No calls please.
Schwartz, Steinsapir, Dohrmann & Sommers LLP, seeks to hire an associate attorney with zero (0) to five (5) years of experience for its labor and employment law practice in Los Angeles. Applicants must demonstrate superior analytic, research, and writing skills and a commitment to advancing the rights of workers and their unions. Admission to the California bar is preferred. Judicial clerks and experienced attorneys looking for part-time work are encouraged to apply. To apply, e-mail your resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample to Bill Heine at firstname.lastname@example.org. SSDS is an equal opportunity employer and invites applicants from all backgrounds to apply.
Robert M. Cheverie & Associates is a Connecticut based, four (4) attorney firm representing Unions and Taft-Hartley Benefit Funds in Connecticut and throughout New England and New York. We are currently seeking attorney applicants with zero (0) to five (5) years experience and an academic and work background demonstrating strong communication, research, writing, leadership and practical dispute resolution skills. The position will manage collections for numerous labor/management funds and provide the opportunity for handling labor arbitrations, contract negotiations, ERISA issues and matters before the National Labor Relations Board and State Labor Relations Board. Please forward a cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample by e-mail to email@example.com or mail to: Robert M. Cheverie, Robert M. Cheverie & Associates, P.C., 333 East River Drive, Suite 101, East Hartford, Connecticut 06108. No phone calls or agencies please.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Guerrieri, Clayman, Bartos & Parcelli, PC, based in Washington, DC, has represented labor unions and individual workers in federal courts and other forums for over 25 years. We are seeking a motivated attorney with excellent academics and strong research and writing skills to join the firm as an associate; judicial clerkship or one (1) to three (3) years litigation experience is strongly preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to Jeffrey A. Bartos at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Guerrieri, Clayman, Bartos & Parcelli, PC, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036.
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association, AFL-CIO ("NATCA") has an immediate opening for an attorney to work in the Labor Relations Department. Responsibilities include assisting the Director of Labor Relations with representing the organization in arbitration hearings and administrative proceedings; representing the organization in midterm and term negotiations with the FAA and private sector employers; providing verbal and written guidance to NATCA's National Executive Board, union representatives and general membership concerning strategies for enforcing NATCA collective bargaining agreements, Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute, the National Labor Relations Act, and other state and federal laws; providing guidance and strategies in internal and external organizing campaigns in both federal and private sectors. Qualifications: Applicants should have a minimum of four (4) years of relevant post-law school experience and be able to demonstrate their commitment to labor. Applicants should also possess the following characteristics: extremely well organized; excellent legal research and writing skills; capable of handling multiple, complex assignments with minimal supervision; superb "people" skills; and the ability to meet tight deadlines. Admission to the District of Columbia bar is preferred and, if not already obtained, will be required within a reasonable amount of time from the date of hire. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to Sallie Sullivan, NATCA Office Manager, at email@example.com.
Small, active, union-side law firm seeking an experienced two (2) to four (4) years minimum labor attorney. Firm represents private and public sector unions, litigation-intensive practice, nationally-based clients. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Sharon A. Cofer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington, D.C. law firm representing international labor unions and employees seeks attorney interested in labor/employment law, particularly involving public employees. Starting salary based on experience. Please send resume and writing sample to: Thomas A. Woodley, Woodley & McGillivary, 1101 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20005.
Gainesville, Florida law firm representing international labor unions throughout Florida, seeks attorney with demonstrated interest in labor/employment law, particularly involving public employees. Two (2) years of trial or other oral advocacy experience or equivalent, and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Starting salary based on experience. Please send cover letter with salary requirements, resume, references, and unedited writing sample by e-mail to email@example.com or mail to Donnelly & Gross, P.A., 2421 NW 41st Street, Suite A-1, Gainesville, Florida 32606.
Busy Palm Beach County union-side labor law firm seeks to hire an additional associate with zero (0) to three (3) years of experience to assist in the representation of labor unions and fringe benefit trust funds throughout the state of Florida. The firm represents more than 50 labor organizations and 25 benefit funds at the local, council, state, and national levels in both the public and private sectors. Requirements include excellent research and writing skills, a commitment to the labor movement, and a strong work ethic. Please send resume, writing sample, references, and salary requirements to: Matthew J. Mierzwa, Jr., Mierzwa & Associates, P.A., 3900 Woodlake Boulevard, Suite 212, Lake Worth, Florida 33463, or e-mail submissions to “Office Manager” at firstname.lastname@example.org. No telephone calls, please.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) seeks applicants to fill two (2) attorney positions on our ten-lawyer staff. The work of the UAW Legal Department consists primarily of federal district and bankruptcy court and administrative agency litigation, bargaining assistance, legal advice to union officials, legislative advice, participation in union strategic planning, and educational and training activities. Our law reform and legislative work often involves issues that extend far beyond the workplaces of UAW members. The majority of our litigation and advice concerns one or more of the following statutes: NLRA, LMRDA, OSHA, ERISA, Bankruptcy Code, FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, FMLA, and federal and state election and campaign finance laws. We value collegiality, respect and cooperation and jointly manage our work in accord with these values. We work in a similar manner with outside counsel in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The Legal Department is located at UAW’s Headquarters at Solidarity House in Detroit, Michigan. Applications by both experienced attorneys and new graduates (including current third year students) will be considered, although it is likely that at least one (1) of the two (2) open positions will be filled by a candidate with extensive union-side experience. Compensation is extremely competitive and the benefit package is outstanding. UAW is committed to workplace diversity, and both women and candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send a resume and writing sample to UAW Legal Department, Hiring Committee, International Union, UAW, 8000 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48214.
Attorney with specialized experience in labor and employment law dealing primarily with the relationships between employers and unions, or organized labor and a track record of work to ensure “good faith” collective bargaining for worker rights. Candidates must have a minimum of three (3) years of solid experience with Labor & Employment Law, Employee Rights, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, Labor Arbitration, Title VII Discrimination and Union Labor Law. ERISA litigation experience a plus. Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to John Neubauer, Legal Administrator at email@example.com.
Union side labor/ERISA firm seeks associate with at least five (5) years ERISA experience. Labor (preferably union side) and employment experience and familiarity with ACA a major plus. Excellent research and writing skills a must. Salary of $110K. E-mail resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York City labor law firm representing unions and employee benefit funds seeks attorney with three (3) plus years of experience. Must have demonstrated commitment to representing unions and working people. Looking for candidates with ERISA, labor and litigation experience and strong research and writing skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent health benefits, fully paid by the firm. Bi-lingual Spanish a plus. E-mail resume to: email@example.com.
Levy Ratner, P. C., a New York City firm representing progressive unions and employee benefit funds seeks an associate with four (4) or more years of ERISA experience and an associate with four (4) or more years of civil litigation experience, preferably in federal court. Experience in bankruptcy, labor, employment discrimination and/or wage and hour litigation and trial work would be especially valuable. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to the labor movement or progressive causes These positions offer opportunities for significant case-handling responsibilities and direct client interaction, as well as competitive salary and excellent benefits. Minorities strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and unedited writing sample to: Richard Levy, Levy Ratner, P.C., 80 Eighth Avenue, Eighth Floor, New York, New York 10011, firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax: (212) 627-8182.
Faulkner, Hoffman & Phillips, a labor and employee benefits law firm in Cleveland, Ohio, seeks an associate licensed in Ohio with experience with labor and employee benefits law. Responsibilities include client contact, legal research, analyzing issues and drafting of plan documents, pleadings and legal opinions. Excellent writing, research and speaking abilities required. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package including profit sharing plan. Please send resume, letter of interest, writing sample and salary requirements to: Hiring Partner, Faulkner, Hoffman & Phillips, LLC, 20445 Emerald Parkway, Suite 210, Cleveland, Ohio 44135, fax (216) 781-8839 or via e-mail email@example.com.
Mechanic Law Firm, an AV rated Portland, Oregon firm representing labor unions and employees, is seeking senior associates with five (5) + years of experience, junior associates with one (1) to five (5) years of experience; and contract attorneys with strong writing, analytical and advocacy skills, a creative mind, and a desire to better the lives of working families. Please e-mail resume, references and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Levy Ratner, P.C., a plaintiff-side employment and labor law firm located in Manhattan, has an opening for a law school graduate to assist with the remedy stage of a successful class-action race discrimination case. The successful candidate will work with victims of discrimination to gather evidence of their individual losses and submit claims for relief. Candidates should have experience working with diverse populations, a demonstrated ability to explain legal rights and procedures to clients, and the patience and commitment to ensure that each victim is able to assemble the appropriate evidence to obtain a complete remedy. Candidates must also be detail-oriented and well-organized, since they will be managing evidence submitted by dozens of individual claimants. This is a full-time, temporary position, starting in May and continuing at least through October 2013. Competitive hourly salary. Levy Ratner, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter and resume to: Ida Slivkova, email@example.com. We are looking for an immediate hire so applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
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