At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain, and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, and personal backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. Attorneys seeking a flexible, alternative arrangement are also encouraged to apply.
Our Labor & Employment Group is seeking to hire an experienced associate to join our Long Island, NY office.
Our full-service L&E practice delivers creative, specialized, and real-world solutions to keep our clients’ businesses moving forward. Our diverse team of more than 60 labor and employment attorneys cover every angle of the workplace: from safety regulations to employee use of social media to class action litigation defense. Nixon Peabody’s L&E practice has a long history of representing employers in cutting-edge litigation and delivering solutions to constantly evolving workplace laws and challenges.
A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead. To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in representing private sector employers as clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment-related litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts, proceedings before federal and state equal employment and labor agencies, and advising employers on compliance with federal, state and local employment laws. Experience with traditional labor law is also ideal. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. New York State Bar admission is required.
Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran.
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All applicants for employment with NP, unless they receive an approved exemption as an accommodation for a medical issue or sincerely held religious belief, must be “Up to Date” with respect to their COVID-19 vaccinations by their hire date. “Up to Date” currently means that the applicant has completed the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech primary vaccine series, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible, or the Johnson & Johnson Janssen one dose primary vaccine, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible.