Labor and Employment/Employee Benefits Associate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 336892 | BCGSearch.com

Labor and Employment/Employee Benefits Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID Z0CY336892

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas ERISA/Executive Compensation Transactions & ComplianceEmployment Law - Traditional Labor Law (Unions)Employment Law - Management (Compliance & Counseling)ERISA - GeneralEmployment Law - General

2024-06-19 00:23:10

A law firm in Chicago, IL, is seeking a talented Labor and Employment/Employee Benefits Associate Attorney to join their dynamic team. The role involves providing comprehensive legal support in labor and employment matters, with opportunities for professional growth and advancement within a thriving legal environment.

Duties:

  • Conduct legal research and analysis on labor and employment laws, ERISA regulations, and related statutes.
  • Draft and review legal documents including pleadings, motions, briefs, contracts, and agreements.
  • Provide strategic legal advice and counsel to clients on employment-related matters.
  • Represent clients in labor and employment litigation proceedings.
  • Assist in employee benefits counseling and litigation matters as needed.
  • Collaborate with senior attorneys and partners on complex legal issues and cases.

Requirements:

  • Admitted to the Georgia Bar with active status.
  • 2-3 years of prior experience in a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • Preference for experience in ERISA/employee benefits counseling or litigation; willingness to learn these areas considered.
  • Strong background in general civil litigation.
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and colleagues.

Education:

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

Certifications (Preferred):

  • Certification in Employment Law or related field is a plus.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research databases and software.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical abilities.
  • Commitment to maintaining high ethical standards and confidentiality.

Benefits: The firm offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k) matching, and bonus opportunities.

With 15 offices concentrated on the two coasts, plus Chicago and Detroit, this firm has national reach and a rising stature. The firm prides itself on offering individual, corporate, and non-profit clients direct and efficient advice, and on charting a course which secures the best long-term outcome. If you are looking to practice litigation, employment, intellectual property, or corporate law at a firm that is just the right size, this could be an ideal match for you.

Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.

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