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Position: Part-Time Lecturer
Company: Rutgers Law School Entrepreneurship Clinic
Location: Newark, NJ

Description: Rutgers Law School and the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance are seeking a part-time (20-25 hours/week) Lecturer to help create and operate a new inter-disciplinary Entrepreneurship Clinic, in partnership with the Rutgers Business School and the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration. The Clinic will be four credits, and offered primarily to evening students. It will operate between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. weekday evenings. The Lecturer will be responsible (along with Professor Douglas S. Eakeley, the Co-Director of the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance) for designing the curriculum, offering a weekly two-hour seminar, sourcing/intaking appropriate clients/projects, supervising approximately eight students per semester on Clinic cases/projects, and coordinating with the Business School and SPAA. Salary: $40,000 (without benefits). The Lecturer will report to Professor Eakeley.

Qualifications:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Candidates for the position must be licensed attorneys in New Jersey. The ideal candidate will have at least 5-10 years of experience in transactional law, including representation of entrepreneurial for-profit and nonprofit start-up organizations. This should include experience in pre-venture activities; entity selection; negotiating, drafting and reviewing agreements; management and transparency-in-governance issues; intellectual property; ongoing entrepreneurial and business activities; employee management issues; particular issues relevant to nonprofits; community relations issues. Teaching experience and/or law clinic experience, as well as experience training and supervising more junior attorneys, are also desirable.

Contact: If interested, please send your curriculum vitae and at least two letters of reference to Ms. Rebecca Enright Siroky, Manager of Administration: Academic Research Centers, Rutgers Law School, Center for Law & Justice, 123 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102 [rsiroky@kinoy.rutgers.edu; tel.: 973-353-3159].


Position: Director of Education and Research/Senior Counsel
Company: MCCA
Location: Washington, DC

Description: Manages and supports several key legal needs of the association along with the outside general counsel and corporate secretary.  Assists the development of successful CLE programs, professional development fora, best practices for law firms and corporate legal departments in implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives.  Directs and/or drafts research including analysis of survey results. 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the President & CEO. 

  1. Provide legal counsel and support to the association for matters of trademarks and copyrights, insurance policies, basic contracts, regulatory filings, document retention policy, and as requested by the President and CEO.
  2. Support the strategic development of CLE program topics and training for all educational conferences, lending legal expertise in support of preparation of program descriptions and strategic selection of appropriate speakers.
  3. Manage all of MCCA’s research portfolio, including drafting the initial analysis of the data collected and collaborating with experts in the relevant field.
  4. Assist and/or guide the development and implementation of corporate and law firm best practices.
  5. Oversee the development of substantive content offered by MCCA as part of its online professional development resources. Also, oversee marketing and promotion of such resources, establishment, and review of metrics, seeking stakeholder feedback, as appropriate, to promote continuous improvement and enhanced value for users in collaboration with Manager of Marketing and Communications and Vice President of Membership and Development.
  6. Serve as primary liaison in the administration of the application process for MCCA’s Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program, handle inquiries about the scholarship program from internal or external sources, support the processing of the scholarship payments, oversee preparation/update of online content about scholarships whether contained on MCCA’s website or others’ and provide primary staff support to Scholarship Selection Committee.
  7. Acts as a liaison and “good will” ambassador of the association with MCCA member, prospective members, other bar associations, legal service providers, and other key constituents. This will include assisting MCCA in the development of strategic partnerships, new member outreach, etc., which may require up to about 25% travel.
  8. Supervise at least one law fellow, volunteers and several external consultants to the association, including MCCA staff on a per project basis, or as requested by the President & CEO.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) required and must be in good standing.
  • Preferably six to eight years of experience as a practicing attorney and/or serving as counsel to 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organizations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience developing and conducting training, drafting written materials for training, and developing processes to streamline workflow.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects without much guidance.
  • A self-starter who can anticipate issues and address them proactively by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience managing other attorneys and/or support staff is highly preferred.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Contact: Interested individuals should send a letter of interest describing qualifications to complete scope of work outlined above, a current resume and salary expectations to careers@mcca.com. Kindly reference Director of Education and Research/Senior Counsel in the subject line.


Position: Brief Writer FlexTime Attorney
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: National

Description: Littler seeks a Brief Writer FlexTime Attorney, an alternative track position. A Brief Writer FlexTime Attorney is a law firm employee, who works from his or her home with limited non-billable requirements. The position is well suited for a lawyer who is looking for interesting, challenging work and a more flexible work schedule. An incumbent in the firm’s Brief Writer FlexTime Attorney position will, among other things, effectively formulate a briefing strategy for each assignment by evaluating and selecting authority that is supportive of legal arguments, analyzing the facts and circumstances of the case, and utilizing his or her sound legal analytical and legal writing skills to draft substantive briefs and motions in a persuasive manner.

Attorneys with a minimum of 6 years of substantive employment litigation experience (including both single plaintiff employment litigation and/or wage and hour class/collective action experience) in a law firm are strongly preferred. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment and at least one United States District Court. During employment, the incumbent must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. No Recruiters – Principals only.

Qualifications: Minimum 6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Charges FlexTime Attorney
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: National

Description: Littler seeks a Charges FlexTime Attorney (FTA), an alternative track position. An FTA is a law firm employee, who works from his or her home and is not on shareholder track. The position is well suited for a lawyer who is looking for interesting, challenging work and a more flexible work schedule. The Charges FTA will be responsible for each charge assigned to him/her through to the conclusion of the charge, which may involve drafting supplemental position statements, responding to agency requests for information, and/or other communications with the agency, and may be called upon to represent clients in mediation, among other things.

Attorneys with a minimum of 6 years of substantive employment litigation experience -- including experience working with the EEOC and other related agencies, drafting persuasive position statements and representing clients at hearing/mediations, in a law firm are strongly preferred. Wage and hour experience is a plus. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment and at least one United States District Court. During employment, the incumbent must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. No Recruiters – Principals only.

Qualifications: Minimum 6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Class Action FlexTime Attorney - Discovery
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: National

Description: Littler seeks a Class Action, Discovery FlexTime Attorney, an alternative track position. This is not a contract attorney position dedicated to document review. Rather, a Discovery FlexTime Attorney is a law firm employee, who works from his or her home, has reduced billable-hour goals, and limited non-billable requirements. The position is well suited for a lawyer who is looking for interesting, challenging work and a more flexible work schedule. An incumbent in the firm’s Discovery FlexTime Attorney position will, among other things, assist litigation teams in formulating a discovery strategy for the case, draft discovery requests and responses, evaluate the opposing party’s requests and responses, review documents and oversee document productions, and conduct discovery-related legal research where appropriate for litigation.

Attorneys with a minimum of 3 years of labor and employment litigation experience (including both single plaintiff employment litigation and wage and hour class/collective action experience) are preferred. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment and at least one United States District Court. During employment, the incumbent must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. No Recruiters – principals only.

Qualifications: Minimum 3 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Class Action FlexTime Attorney - Early Case Evaluation
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: National

Description: Littler Mendelson P.C. seeks a Class Action, Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney, an alternative track position. This is not a contract attorney position. An Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney is a law firm employee, who works from his or her home with limited non-billable requirements. The position is well suited for a lawyer who is looking for interesting, challenging work and a more flexible work schedule. An incumbent in the firm's Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney position will, among other things, investigate and prepare a merits-based legal assessment and strategic plan for each lawsuit, including identifying and reviewing pertinent documents and interviewing relevant witnesses, most often by telephone. After completion of an investigation, and consistent with the client's litigation philosophy, an Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney will assess the legal risk associated with the lawsuit and complete a written Early Case Evaluation report, including a recommendation for how the litigation should proceed and settlement value of the case.

Attorneys with a minimum of 6 years of substantive labor and employment litigation (including both single plaintiff employment litigation and wage and hour class/collective action experience) are preferred. Candidates with employment litigation trial experience are strongly preferred. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment and at least one United States District Court. During employment, the incumbent must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. No Recruiters - Principals only.

Qualifications: Minimum 6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Columbus, OH

Description: The Columbus, OH office is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of labor and employment litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. License to practice law in Ohio is preferred but not required. No recruiters – principals only.

Qualifications: 2-4 years of Labor and Employment litigation experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Dallas, TX

Description: The Dallas office is looking for an attorney with 4-5 years of labor and employment law experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. Wage and hour experience is preferred. The candidate is required to be licensed to practice law in Texas.

Qualifications: 4-5 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Denver, CO

Description: The Denver office is seeking an associate with 2-5 years of labor and employment litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Colorado.

Qualifications: 2-5 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Discovery FlexTime Attorney
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: National

Description: Littler Mendelson P.C. seeks a Discovery FlexTime Attorney, an alternative track position. This is not a contract attorney position dedicated to document review. Rather, a Discovery FlexTime Attorney is a law firm employee, who works from his or her home, has reduced billable-hour goals, and limited non-billable requirements. The position is well suited for a lawyer who is looking for interesting, challenging work and a more flexible work schedule. An incumbent in the firm’s Discovery FlexTime Attorney position will, among other things, assist litigation teams in formulating a discovery strategy for the case, draft discovery requests and responses, evaluate the opposing party’s requests and responses, review documents and oversee document productions, and conduct discovery-related legal research where appropriate for litigation.

Attorneys with a minimum of 3 years of labor and employment litigation experience are preferred. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment and at least one United States District Court. During employment, the incumbent must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. No Recruiters – principals only.

Qualifications: Minimum 3 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: National

Description: Littler seeks an Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney, an alternative track position. This is not a contract attorney position. An Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney is a law firm employee, who works from his or her home with limited non-billable requirements. The position is well suited for a lawyer who is looking for interesting, challenging work and a more flexible work schedule. An incumbent in the firm's Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney position will, among other things, investigate and prepare a merits-based legal assessment for each lawsuit, including identifying and reviewing pertinent documents and interviewing relevant witnesses, most often by telephone. After completion of an investigation, and consistent with the client's litigation philosophy, an Early Case Evaluation FlexTime Attorney will assess the legal risk associated with the lawsuit and complete a written Early Case Evaluation report, including a recommendation for how the litigation should proceed and settlement value of the case.

Attorneys with a minimum of 6 years of substantive labor and employment litigation experience are preferred. Candidates with employment litigation trial experience are strongly preferred. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment and at least one United States District Court. During employment, the incumbent must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. No Recruiters - Principals only.

Qualifications: Minimum 6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Houston, TX

Description: The Houston office is seeking an associate with 4-6 years of labor and employment litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Texas.

Qualifications: 4-6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Houston, TX

Description: The Houston office is seeking an associate with 1-2 years of labor and employment litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Texas.

Qualifications: 1-2 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Irvine, CA

Description: The Irvine office is looking for an attorney with 4-7 years of litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include at least 3 years of labor and employment litigation experience. A California bar license is required. No Recruiters – principals only.

Qualifications: 4-7 years of Labor and Employment experience, 3 of which are in Labor and Employment litigation.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Long Island, NY

Description: The Long Island office of Littler Mendelson is looking for an attorney with 3-5 years of labor and employment law experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. Wage and hour litigation experience strongly preferred. The candidate is required to be licensed to practice law in New York. No Recruiters – principals only.

Qualifications: 3-5 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Description: The Los Angeles office is looking for an attorney with 3-4 years of labor and employment law experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. The candidate will work in either Littler’s Downtown or Century City office. A California bar license is required.

Qualifications: 3-4 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Miami, FL

Description: The Miami office is seeking an associate with 3-4 years of litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation. Significant labor and employment background is preferred. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Florida.

Qualifications: 3-4 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Milwaukee, WI

Description: The Milwaukee office is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of labor and employment litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Wisconsin.

Qualifications: 3-5 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Traditional Labor Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Milwaukee, WI

Description: Littler's Milwaukee office is looking for an associate with 3-4 years of labor law experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his or her experience should include significant litigation and traditional labor experience. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in the state of Wisconsin.

Qualifications: 3-4 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Benefits Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: New York, NY

Description: The New York office is seeking a benefits/ERISA associate with 3-4 years of experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and have experience with tax law, retirement plans and/ or health and welfare plans. The candidate must be a member in good standing with the New York bar.

Qualifications: 3-4 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Orlando, FL

Description: The Orlando office is looking for an attorney with 2-3 years of labor and employment law experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. A Florida bar license is preferred but not required.

Qualifications: 2-3 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Portland, ME

Description: The Portland, ME office is looking for an attorney with 4-7 years of labor and employment law experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. The candidate should be licensed in or eligible to waive-in to Maine.

Qualifications: 4-7 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Research FlexTime Attorney
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: National

Description: Littler Mendelson P.C. seeks a Research FlexTime Attorney, an alternative track position. A Research FlexTime Attorney is a law firm employee, who works from his or her home, has reduced billable-hour goals, and limited non-billable requirements. The position is well suited for a lawyer who is looking for interesting, challenging work and a more flexible work schedule. An incumbent in the firm’s Research FlexTime Attorney position will, among other things, effectively perform multi-jurisdictional legal research and analyze issues on a variety of legal topics as assigned, write concise, objective summaries of complex legal issues within strict deadlines, and perform legal citation and fact verification of non-legal information in support of litigation teams.

Attorneys with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a law firm, practicing labor and employment law, or judicial clerkship experience are preferred. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment and at least one United States District Court. During employment, the incumbent must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. No Recruiters – principals only.

Qualifications: Minimum 2 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Sacramento, CA

Description: The Sacramento office is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of labor and employment litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. Candidates must be licensed to practice in California.

Qualifications: 2-4 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: San Francisco, CA

Description: The San Francisco office is seeking an associate with 2-5 years of labor and employment litigation experience. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. Candidates must be licensed to practice in California.

Qualifications: 2-5 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Special Counsel-Background Check Practice Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: San Francisco, CA

Description: Littler Mendelson, P.C. is seeking an attorney with 4-6 years of employment or consumer protection litigation experience to support its nationwide and rapidly growing Background Check litigation practice in numerous nationwide class actions around the country. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials, strong writing and organizational abilities, and his/her experience should include litigation and class action experience. Experience with consumer laws and regulations, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, is preferred. This position currently is not on Shareholder track but will participate in available litigation training. The successful candidate may office in either San Francisco, San Jose or Walnut Creek. Candidates must be licensed to practice in California.

Qualifications:4-6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: San Jose, CA

Description: The San Jose office is looking for an attorney with 4-6 years of experience, employment and/or labor law experience is preferred. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. It is preferred, but not required, for the candidate to be fluent in Spanish and/or Mandarin. The candidate is required to be licensed to practice law in California.

Qualifications: 4-6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: San Jose, CA

Description: The San Jose office is looking for an attorney with 2-3 years of experience, employment and/or labor law experience is preferred. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. It is preferred, but not required, for the candidate to be fluent in Spanish and/or Mandarin. The candidate is required to be licensed to practice law in California.

Qualifications: 2-3 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Special Counsel-Background Check Practice Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: San Jose, CA

Description: Littler Mendelson, P.C. is seeking an attorney with 4-6 years of employment or consumer protection litigation experience to support its nationwide and rapidly growing Background Check litigation practice in numerous nationwide class actions around the country. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials, strong writing and organizational abilities, and his/her experience should include litigation and class action experience. Experience with consumer laws and regulations, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, is preferred. This position currently is not on Shareholder track but will participate in available litigation training. The successful candidate may office in either San Francisco, San Jose or Walnut Creek. Candidates must be licensed to practice in California.

Qualifications: 4-6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Description: The Walnut Creek office is looking for an attorney with 4-6 years of experience, employment and/or labor law experience is preferred. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. The candidate is required to be licensed to practice law in California.

Qualifications: 4-6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Description: The Walnut Creek office is looking for an attorney with 2-5 years of experience, employment and/or labor law experience is preferred. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. The candidate is required to be licensed to practice law in California.

Qualifications: 2-5 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Special Counsel-Background Check Practice Associate
Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Description: Littler Mendelson, P.C. is seeking an attorney with 4-6 years of employment or consumer protection litigation experience to support its nationwide and rapidly growing Background Check litigation practice in numerous nationwide class actions around the country. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials, strong writing and organizational abilities, and his/her experience should include litigation and class action experience. Experience with consumer laws and regulations, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, is preferred. This position currently is not on Shareholder track but will participate in available litigation training. The successful candidate may office in either San Francisco, San Jose or Walnut Creek. Candidates must be licensed to practice in California.

Qualifications: 4-6 years of Labor and Employment experience.

Contact: www.littler.com/careers


Position: Litigation Associate
Company: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Location: New York, NY

Description: The New York office of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for a Litigation associate with 2-5 years of complex commercial litigation experience. We seek a proactive associate that takes initiative and who wants a broad experience in all facets of commercial litigation, including regularly going to court, taking depositions, working directly with partners and direct contact with clients. The position will not be limited to commercial litigation and may also include some criminal/white collar defense, as well as family and matrimonial work. All applications must be accompanied by a resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney provides competitive salaries and an attractive associate bonus program. EOE. Qualified candidates should apply online at https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/v2/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=113&id=0.

Qualifications: Excellent academic credentials and top tier law firm experience required. Federal Judicial or State Appellate Clerkship experience preferred. Must be admitted in New York.

Contact: Donna J. Nolan, Manager of Attorney Recruiting, donna.nolan@bipc.com


Position: Corporate Counsel
Company: Interline Brands Inc.
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Description: The Corporate Counsel will be responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of legal documents and agreements, as well as ensuring continuing compliance with such agreements. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong business acumen and the willingness and aptitude to balance the competing demands and priorities of the Company. The Corporate Counsel will work closely with other members of the Legal Department and internal business clients, as appropriate. This position presents the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to provide legal services for Interline while being supported by members of The Home Depot Legal Department. This position is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Prosecutes and defends business and real estate claims and lawsuits involving Home Depot. Collaborates and interacts with outside counsel regarding claims, lawsuits, etc. al. Advises various departments and managers on a diverse range of legal issues. Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work. May draft and file annual disclosure documents with various government agencies. May manage and track budgets.

Nature and Scope
Typically reports to Associate General Counsel. Areas of specialization are Business Law, Real Estate Law, Employee Relations Law, Litigation, General Liability, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Environmental Job Requirements
Under regular pressure to meet deadlines, quotas and/or must frequently deal with difficult issues related to people or situations.

Qualifications:

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must pass the Drug Test.
  • Must pass the Background Check.
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education Required
The completion of a Jurist Doctorate or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law.

Years of Relevant Work Experience - 08

Physical Job Requirements
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • Good standing with The Florida Bar
  • 8 years’ transactional law experience, including experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating various agreements and other documents
  • In-house and relevant private practice experience is strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies
Proven drafting and negotiation skills The ability to manage numerous outside counsel The ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines. The ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner.

The self-starting ability to aggressively tackle new responsibilities and initiatives prior to receiving sufficient training or completely clear direction. The ability to develop, organize, implement and manage standard procedures and train outside counsel and paralegals in the procedures. High degree of oral and written communication skills. Analytical skills.

Contact: Schwanda Winston, schwanda_m_winston1@homedepot.com, https://careers.homedepot.com


Position: Senior Corporate Counsel
Company: Interline Brands Inc.
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Description: The Senior Corporate Counsel will be responsible for a broad range of litigation, regulatory and transactional matters. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong business acumen and the willingness and aptitude to balance the competing demands and priorities of the Company. The Senior Corporate Counsel will work closely with other members of the Legal Department and with internal business clients, as appropriate. This position presents the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to provide legal services for Interline while being supported by members of The Home Depot Legal Department. This position is based in Jacksonville, Florida

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Accurately identifies and assesses risks and determines and effectuates appropriate course for specific business areas and others with department-wide consequences. Identifies, assesses, approves, and recommends changes to business partners Handles complex legal matters within area of responsibility. Retains, monitors, and evaluates the performance of Outside Counsel relationships and budgeting within area.

Independently conducts and directs complex negotiations for a broad spectrum of matters for specific business areas with general supervisory review. Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work. Compiles, prepares, and presents budget recommendations for area of responsibility and manages budget for same. Supervises Associate Corporate Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Administrative Assistants, and/or Clerks; including directing work, selection, termination, performance appraisal and coaching/professional development.

Nature and Scope
Typically reports to Associate General Counsel.

Environmental Job Requirements
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Qualifications:

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must pass the Drug Test.
  • Must pass the Background Check.
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education Required

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • Good standing with a state bar, The Florida Bar preferred

 

Years of Relevant Work Experience - 12

Physical Job Requirements
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 12 years’ litigation and regulatory law experience, including experience with general commercial liability, products and premises liability, employment claims and litigation, and property claims.
  • Both in-house and relevant private practice experience is strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies
Proven drafting and negotiation skills. Ability to make significant contributions to communication for complex matters at a department level. Ability to prepare and assist in preparation of reports and presentations to officers and executives as appropriate.

The ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines. The ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner. The ability to effectively manage the performance and careers of direct reports. The self-starting ability to aggressively tackle new responsibilities and initiative without receiving sufficient training or completely clear direction.

The ability to develop, organize, implement and manage standard procedures on a department wide level and train outside counsel and paralegal in the procedures. High degree of oral and written communication and analytical skills.

Contact: Schwanda Winston, schwanda_m_winston1@homedepot.com, https://careers.homedepot.com


Position: Mid-Level Labor & Employment Associate
Company: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Location: New York

Description: Seyfarth Shaw LLP, an international law firm with more than 800 attorneys, has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Labor and Employment Associate with 3-5 years of experience for a position in its New York office. The ideal candidate will have experience in single-plaintiff and/or complex employment litigation (including class and collective actions) or complex commercial litigation with a focused desire to specialize in labor and employment, and be a member of the New York Bar.

Seyfarth’s Labor and Employment practice is the largest and most dynamic of any full service firm in the country with over 112 attorneys in New York and 360 firm wide. Seyfarth Shaw received the 2015 Chambers USA Award for Excellence - Labor & Employment Team of the Year, the top honor bestowed to firms by Chambers and Partners. The award reflects our pre-eminence in L&E for outstanding work, impressive strategic growth, and excellence in client service. Seyfarth is the leading firm for associates who seek to work on cutting edge L&E matters that shape today’s and the future’s workforce. We provide comprehensive training for our associates through our mentoring programs, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our Associates to advance in their careers through involvement in case management/strategy and opportunities for extensive client contact. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth also is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for seven consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother four years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.

We invite you to discover why Seyfarth is recognized worldwide for its innovation. Come experience the Seyfarth difference.

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Position: Employee Benefits Attorney
Company: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Location: Chicago, IL

Description: The Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP has an incredible opportunity for an Employee Benefits Associate with 1-2 years of experience to join their industry-leading practice. As one of the largest employee benefits groups in the US, our attorneys represent some of the largest and most well-known businesses in key industries such as manufacturing, retail, health care, insurance and financial services.

We are looking for that driven individual with a background in employee benefits and executive compensation. The ideal candidate will have broad-based employee benefits experience in retirement plans, health and welfare plans, executive compensation, pension investments, mergers and acquisitions. Institutional investment experience is a plus but not required. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required. We offer a collaborative environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a premier industry leader. Admission to Illinois Bar required.

We invite you to discover why Seyfarth is recognized worldwide for its innovation. Come experience the Seyfarth difference.

Qualifications:
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Position: Class Action Litigation Associate
Company: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Location: Chicago, IL

Description: The Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw has an opportunity for a mid-level and senior-level associates to join their dynamic and growing premier Labor & Employment Class Action Group. The ideal candidates will have 3-8 years of experience in complex discrimination or class action litigation. Experience in working with big cases on a national level. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills a must. This career developing opportunity provides the ability to work alongside of top industry leaders with a firm that has a high profile national platform.

Our Class Action practice stands at the forefront of the employment industry, defending companies of all sizes at the epicenter of today’s largest, most complex and strategic cases. We specialize in the defense of employment discrimination, wage & hour, and civil rights class actions, as well as Equal Employment Opportunity Commission pattern or practice enforcement lawsuits. Chambers USA reports: “There is no one better than Seyfarth Shaw;” and in complex litigation that, “If there is a huge class action lawsuit to be defended you can expect that Seyfarth Shaw will be handling it.”

Seyfarth’s Labor and Employment practice is the largest and most dynamic of any full service firm in the country with over 360 attorneys firm wide. Seyfarth Shaw received the 2015 Chambers USA Award for Excellence - Labor & Employment Team of the Year, the top honor bestowed to firms by Chambers and Partners. The award reflects our pre-eminence in L&E for outstanding work, impressive strategic growth, and excellence in client service.

Qualifications:
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Position: Employee Benefits Associate
Company: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Location: Washington, DC

Description: The WDC Office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP is seeking a junior level Associate with 2-4 years of employee benefits experience to join our Employee Benefits Department. The ideal candidate will have experience with ERISA, qualified and non-qualified plans (retirement plans), welfare benefits and health plans, executive compensation and other fiduciary matters. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required. We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm. Admission to the District of Columbia required.

Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our attorneys through our mentoring programs, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our attorneys to advance in their careers through involvement in case management/strategy and opportunities for extensive client contact. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth also is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for seven consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother four years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.

We invite you to discover why Seyfarth is recognized worldwide for its innovation. Come experience the Seyfarth difference.

Qualifications:
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Position: Real Estate Counsel
Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Dallas, Texas

Description: The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks a counsel candidate for the Real Estate Department. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, fast paced, national real estate practice group working on a wide range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 6+ years of experience. The ideal candidate must have deal expertise in commercial acquisitions (including title and survey review) and dispositions, leasing, real estate debt, equity and/or capital markets transactions. Top academic credentials, drafting and communication skills required.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager, TFairhurst@mcguirewoods.com


Position: Real Estate Senior Associate
Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Dallas, Texas

Description: The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks a senior associate for the Real Estate Department. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, fast paced, national real estate practice group working on a wide range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 5–8 years of experience. The ideal candidate must have deal expertise in commercial acquisitions (including title and survey review) and dispositions, leasing, real estate debt, equity and/or capital markets transactions. Top academic credentials, drafting and communication skills required.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager, TFairhurst@mcguirewoods.com


Position: Energy Senior Associate or Partner
Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Description: The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks a senior associate or partner to join the Specialty Corporate Department. While the McGuireWoods office in Charlotte, North Carolina is a preferred location, locating in any of McGuireWoods current domestic offices will be considered depending on the candidate. This is a terrific opportunity to join a dynamic and growing energy practice. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 7–15 years of experience in the acquisition, development and financing of renewable energy electric generation facilities. Candidates would ideally have experience representing financing parties and sponsors in equity and debt transactions involving wind, solar and other renewable energy assets with an emphasis on project acquisition, tax equity and project contracts.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager, TFairhurst@mcguirewoods.com


Position: Patent Prosecution Associate
Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Houston, Texas

Description: The Houston office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join the IP Litigation/Patents department. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years of patent prosecution experience. Candidates must have a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills. TX Bar and USPTO admission is required.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager, TFairhurst@mcguirewoods.com


Position: Private Equity/Corporate Transactional Associate
Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Description: The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for its Private Equity and Corporate Transactional practice. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions will be deemed unaccepted.

Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have 1–4 years of corporate experience, but qualified candidates with more or less experience may be considered. Qualified candidates will have experience in mergers & acquisitions, private equity and general commercial transactions. Candidate should also possess the ability to interact with and advise on deal teams and transactions from inception through closing.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager, TFairhurst@mcguirewoods.com


Position: Healthcare Senior Associate or Counsel
Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Dallas, Texas

Description: The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks a senior associate or counsel for the Healthcare department. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 3–10 years of transactional and/or regulatory experience for healthcare companies and/or healthcare payors (managed care/payor experience welcome but not required). Excellent academic credentials and solid writing skills are required.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager, TFairhurst@mcguirewoods.com


Position: Healthcare Senior Associate or Counsel
Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Description: The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks a senior associate or counsel for the Healthcare department. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 3–10 years of transactional and/or regulatory experience for healthcare companies and/or healthcare payors (managed care/payor experience welcome but not required). Excellent academic credentials and solid writing skills are required.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager, TFairhurst@mcguirewoods.com


Position: Real Estate Associate
Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Description: The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join the Real Estate department. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic real estate practice working on a wide range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions and matters. Please submit cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 2-4 years of real estate experience. The ideal candidate will have transactional expertise in commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, and real estate finance. Top academic credentials, drafting and communication skills are required.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager, TFairhurst@mcguirewoods.com

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