Traditional Labor & Employment Litigation Counsel (WDC)
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
February 8, 2018
Washington , D.C.
Full Time - Experienced
7-10 years experience
The Washington, D.C. office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, is seeking a counsel level labor and employment attorney with a minimum of 7 years of traditional labor and employment litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have significant management-side experience in traditional labor matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act, including NLRB hearings, collective bargaining, and labor arbitration proceedings as well as other labor union matters. The ideal candidate also will have experience with discrimination and wrongful discharge employment litigation, EEOC matters, and wage-hour matters and should be able to handle routine employment litigation with minimal supervision. Experience in OFCCP and affirmative action matters, and/or OSHA is a plus. Top law firm experience preferred. 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. This career growth opportunity provides the ability to work alongside top industry leaders with a firm that has a high profile national platform. Candidate must be admitted to the DC Bar.
Our premiere Labor & Employment Department is the largest and most dynamic of any full service firm in the country with over 400 attorneys firm wide, and is consistently ranked at the top in labor and employment law rankings across multiple practice areas in the United States and internationally. Chambers USA nationally ranks Seyfarth as Band 1 in Labor & Employment, and we are one of only three firms that have been ranked by The Legal 500 in all six national Labor & Employment categories. We are routinely recognized by Law360 as an “Employment Practice Group of the Year,” and our employment litigation capabilities have earned us recognition in the annual BTI Litigation Outlook as a “Standout" Employment Litigation Practice. Our Labor & Employment Department continues to be recognized regionally, nationally and internationally by Chambers, The Legal 500, Law360, U.S. News & World Report: Best Lawyers, The National Law Journal, and BTI Consulting Group. These awards reflects our pre-eminence in L&E for outstanding work, impressive strategic growth, and excellence in client service.
Seyfarth, an international law firm with more than 900 attorneys, 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.
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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.