The Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw has an opportunity for a mid-level associate to join their dynamic and growing premier Labor & Employment Class Action Group. The ideal candidates will have 3-5 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 120 attorneys in New York and more then 400 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 eight 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 six 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.
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.