The Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP has an opportunity for a senior-level associate to join our dynamic and growing premier Labor & Employment Class Action Group. The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of experience in complex discrimination or class action litigation and experience in working with big cases on a national level. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communications skills are a must. This career growth opportunity provides the ability to work alongside 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 400 attorneys firm wide. In January 2018, Seyfarth Shaw was named by Law360 as "Practice Group of the Year" in Employment Law for the seventh straight year. This award reflects our pre-eminence in L&E for outstanding work, impressive strategic growth, and excellence in client service.
Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our associates through our mentoring programs, CLE initiatives, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our associates to advance in their careers by providing opportunities for substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in case strategy and management. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth is proud to be an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for ten 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 seven years in a row, and we have been honored with the prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We also partnered with Diversity Lab to formally pilot the Mansfield Rule, which is designed to ensure that woman and minorities throughout the legal industry receive adequate consideration for leadership roles, equity partner promotions and lateral positions. 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.
Note to Agencies and Applicants:At this time, Seyfarth Shaw LLP will not be accepting applications submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications to be considered for this position.
About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.