Labor and Employment Associate Attorney Job in Syracuse, NY Near Me - 312204 |

Labor and Employment Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Syracuse

Job ID WYBF312204

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 2 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Employment Law - General

2024-01-03 02:18:08

A law firm located in Syracuse, NY, is seeking a Labor and Employment Associate Attorney to join their team. The ideal candidate for this position should have 1-2 years of experience in advising private and/or public-sector employers on Federal and New York State labor and employment law matters, as well as litigating claims in federal and New York State courts.

Job Overview: As a Labor and Employment Associate Attorney, the candidate will play a vital role in providing legal counsel and representation to employers in labor and employment law matters. Strong written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to conduct quick and reliable legal research, are essential for this role. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, paid vacation, paid maternity/paternity leave, a 401(k) profit-sharing plan, and opportunities for remote work.


  • Provide legal advice and representation to private and/or public-sector employers on labor and employment law matters.
  • Litigate claims in federal and New York State courts.
  • Draft legal documents, pleadings, and briefs.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues.
  • Perform advocacy on behalf of clients in various legal proceedings.
  • Stay updated on changes in labor and employment laws and regulations.


  • 1-2 years of experience in labor and employment law.
  • Strong writing skills to convey complex legal concepts clearly and concisely.
  • Excellent verbal communication and advocacy skills.
  • Ability to perform quick and reliable legal research.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.


  • Admission to the relevant state bar.


  • Labor and employment law expertise.
  • Legal research and analysis.
  • Drafting legal documents.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Client interaction and relationship-building.
  • Advocacy in legal proceedings.


  • Medical insurance.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Paid vacation.
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave.
  • 401(k) profit-sharing plan.
  • Opportunities for remote work.

Headquartered in New York, this prominent law firm was founded almost 125 years ago. With a rich heritage to its credit, the firm represents clients in various practice areas such as alternative dispute resolution, corporate, and health care. It is also actively involved in community service and strongly believes in maintaining diversity at the workplace. The firm was honored as a top law firm by the Best Lawyers industry guide.

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