Employment Litigation Associate - New York


: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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J?ackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built our reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the Firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. The Firms commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draw clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice. The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in theU.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms.

With 61 offices and 900+ attorneys, Jackson Lewis is seeking an Employment Litigation Associate for the New York City office.

Ideal candidate will have employment law experience, excellent academic credentials, New York Bar Admission, excellent written and oral communication skills and strong time management and project management skills. Responsibilities to include defense of agency charges of discrimination, lawsuits involving a range of employment related claims and daily advice and counsel to clients regarding various employment and labor law issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will handle defense of agency charges of discrimination, lawsuits involving a broad range of employment-related claims and advice and counseling involving similar issues
  • Represent employers in court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in a broad range of employment matters, including discrimination, wage-hour, contract, employment tort, and restrictive covenant cases
  • Advise and train employers on a wide range of employment laws and regulations, including anti-discrimination laws
  • Effectively and persuasively write briefs and motions for the benefit of our clients
  • Cultivate productive and effective relationships with clients
  • Argue decisively at court hearings
  • Conduct fact gathering and advantageous depositions
  • Defend properly prepared client representatives at deposition

Skills and Educational Requirements

  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • New YorkAdmission with "active" status required
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience, preferably in employment defense litigation
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage competing demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, team environment
  • Understanding of current state and federal court and agency procedures

Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work and we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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Associated topics: attorney, customer, courtroom, legal affairs, legal firm, legal office, legal service, litigating, litigation attorney, litigation defense firm * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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