The following positions are currently available:

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Senior Associate – Executives and Professionals Practice Group

Location: San Francisco

To Apply:
Send letter of interest, resume, transcript, and a writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else) in one pdf, by e-mail to recruit@outtengolden.com. Specify in the subject line: EPPG Senior Associate Application – San Francisco.  No phone calls please.

Description:
Outten & Golden LLP, a nationally recognized employee-side employment law firm, seeks a part-time senior associate or of counsel to work in its Executives and Professionals Practice Group representing individuals in negotiating employment, partnership, compensation, separation, and other agreements.  This attorney will have extensive client contact and the opportunity to work on a variety of transactions. 

The firm encourages its attorneys to develop professionally and supports opportunities for public speaking, publishing, and bar association activities.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff, and fosters a collegial and supportive workplace that values work/life balance. 

Requirements:
The ideal candidate has:  considerable experience representing individuals in the negotiation of executive employment and separation agreements and other transactional documents, plus very strong drafting, writing, analytical, and client- management skills and a commitment to protecting individual employment rights.  Strong preference for applicants with experience with some or all of the following: offer letters and employment agreements for executives, managers, and other employees; partnership, shareholder, and LLC agreements; compensation, bonus, and equity agreements; severance, retention, and change-of-control agreements; expatriate agreements, including employment, severance, and secondment agreements; independent contractor and  talent agreements, particularly in the entertainment industry; corporate restructuring agreements; and compensation  issues, including deferred compensation issues under IRC Section 409A.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience in small to mid-size practices.

Deadline:
December 1, 2017, or until position is filled.

Senior Associate –  Representing Employees in Individual Matters

Location: Los Angeles

To Apply:
Send letter of interest and resume by e-mail to larecruit@outtengolden.com.  Specify in the subject line: Senior Employment Attorney - Los Angeles.  No phone calls please.

Outten & Golden LLP (“O&G”) is a national employee-side employment law firm looking for a senior-level attorney to help launch our Individual Practice in a new office in Los Angeles, CA. This is an exciting opportunity to help grow the firm’s Individual Practice in Southern California.  We are looking for candidates who are entrepreneurial, dynamic, and interested in building a thriving practice representing individual employees (including executives and professionals) in all areas of employment law, such as counseling, coaching, and negotiating on behalf of employees and handling discrimination, harassment, retaliation, discharge, whistleblower, and contract claims and litigation.

The firm takes pride in encouraging all of its attorneys to grow and develop professionally.  We provide tremendous support to our attorneys to pursue public speaking and publishing opportunities and non-profit and bar association activities.  We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity among our lawyers and staff and to fostering a collegial and supportive workplace that values work/life balance.

Desired Skills and Expertise:

  • At least 10 years of experience representing employees in individual (not class action) matters.
  • Experience interacting with and counseling individual clients, especially in the context of terminations.
  • Experience prosecuting claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and breach of contract.
  • Experience negotiating separation/severance agreements, offer letters/employment contracts, and other transactional documents.
  • Seasoned drafting, writing, analytical, and client-management skills.
  • A commitment to protecting employee rights. 
  • Portable business would be preferred but is not required.
  • Experience handling some or all of the following is desirable (though not required): partnership agreements; agreements for independent contractors and other talent; retention, bonus, compensation, and equity agreements; corporate restructuring; restrictive covenants, including trade secret, non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality provisions; expatriate agreements, including secondment, employment, and severance agreements.

Description:
With offices in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington DC, Outten & Golden enjoys a strong national reputation for representing employees, executives and partners in all areas of employment law. From representing senior executives in contract negotiations, to protecting individuals' civil rights in the workplace, to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in class action and impact litigation, our firm is a recognized leader in the field of employment law. As employment lawyers, we take great pride in our innovative approach to the practice of law and our firm's focus on protecting and promoting employee rights.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience in small to mid-size practices.

To Apply:
Send letter of interest and resume by e-mail to larecruit@outtengolden.com.  Specify in the subject line: Senior Employment Attorney - Los Angeles.  No phone calls please.

Senior Associate – Individual Negotiation and Litigation

Location: Washington, DC

To Apply:
Send letter of interest, resume, transcript, and a writing sample of no more than ten pages recruit@outtengolden.com.  Specify in the subject line: Individual Litigation Senior Attorney Application – Washington, DC.  Only applicants who meet the listed requirements and follow the application instructions above will be considered. No phone calls please.

Description:
Outten & Golden seeks a senior-level associate who will work in its Washington, DC office representing employees on individual negotiation and litigation in all areas of employment law, including cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leaves of absence, layoffs and executive compensation.  The attorney will have extensive client contact and the opportunity to work on cases in a variety of contexts including federal and state courts, arbitrations, mediations, and administrative agencies (e.g., the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission).

O&G encourages all of its attorneys to seek out opportunities for public speaking, publishing, and bar association activities.  Diversity, inclusiveness and equity are fundamental to our work at O&G.  We believe that to be effective advocates for civil rights and workplace fairness we must strive for diversity within our own workforce. We are committed to diversity among our lawyers and staff, and to fostering a collegial and supportive workplace. 

Desired Skills and Expertise:

  • Must have 5-8 years of experience, including substantial experience in employment law.  
  • Substantial experience interacting with and counseling individual clients and litigating employment matters on their behalf.
  • Seasoned drafting, writing, analytical, and client management skills.
  • Commitment to protecting individual employment rights.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience.

Deadline:
Accepting applications until position is filled.  Prompt submission is encouraged.

Mid-Level Associate – Executives and Professionals Practice Group

Location: New York

To Apply:
Send letter of interest, resume, transcript, and a writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else) in one pdf, by email to recruit@outtengolden.com.  Specify in the subject line: EPPG Mid-Level Associate Application – New York. Only applicants who meet the listed requirements and follow the application instructions above will be considered. No phone calls please.

Description:
Outten & Golden LLP, a nationally recognized employee-side employment law firm, seeks an associate to work in its Executives and Professionals Practice Group (EPPG) representing individuals in negotiating employment, partnership, compensation, separation, and other agreements.  This attorney will have substantial client contact and the opportunity to work on a variety of transactions. There are part time and full time positions available.

The firm encourages its attorneys to develop professionally and supports opportunities for public speaking, publishing, and bar association activities.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff, and fosters a collegial and supportive workplace that values work/life balance. 

Requirements:
Must have 3-5 years of experience, preferably in employment law.  The ideal candidate has:  experience representing individuals in the negotiation of executive employment and separation agreements and other transactional documents; very strong drafting, writing, analytical, and client- management skills; and a commitment to protecting individual employment rights.  Strong preference for applicants with experience with some or all of the following: offer letters and employment agreements for executives, managers, and other employees; partnership, shareholder, and LLC agreements; compensation, bonus, and equity agreements; severance, retention, and change-of-control agreements; expatriate agreements, including employment, severance, and secondment agreements; independent contractor and  talent agreements, particularly in the entertainment industry; corporate restructuring agreements; and compensation  issues, including deferred compensation issues under IRC Section 409A.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience in small to mid-size practices.

Deadline:
December 15, 2017, or until position is filled.

Associate

Location: Chicago, IL

To Apply:
Send letter of interest, resume, transcript, and a writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else), by e-mail to recruit@outtengolden.com.  Specify in the subject line: Associate Application – Chicago.  No phone calls please.

Description:
Outten & Golden seeks a junior to mid-level associate who will work in its Chicago office on both individual and class-action employment matters.  The associate will represent employees on individual litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leaves of absence, layoffs and executive compensation.  The associate will also work on class and collective actions involving workplace discrimination and wage theft. 

The associate will have extensive client contact and the opportunity to work on cases in a variety of contexts including federal and state courts, arbitrations, mediations, and administrative agencies (e.g., the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission).  In addition, the associate will also play a very active role on cases, including investigating new cases, handling discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting motions, participating in negotiations and mediations, attending court hearings, and participating in appellate litigation

O&G encourages all of its attorneys to seek out opportunities for public speaking, publishing, and bar association activities.  Diversity, inclusiveness and equity are fundamental to our work at O&G.  We believe that to be effective advocates for civil rights and workplace fairness we must strive for diversity within our own workforce. We are committed to diversity among our lawyers and staff, and to fostering a collegial and supportive workplace.

Requirements:
Must have 2-5 years of experience, preferably in employment law and/or a judicial clerkship.  Successful candidates will have strong analytical, writing, research and client management skills and a commitment to protecting individual employment rights.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience.

Deadline:
Accepting applications until position is filled.  Prompt submission is encouraged.

Junior Associate – Individual Negotiation and Litigation

Location: New York

To Apply:
Send letter of interest, resume, transcript, and a writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else) in one pdf, by e-mail to recruit@outtengolden.com.  Specify in the subject line: Individual Litigation Associate Application – New York.  Only applicants who meet the listed requirements and follow the application instructions above will be considered. No phone calls please.

Description:
Outten & Golden LLP, a nationally recognized employee-side employment law firm, seeks an associate to work in its New York office representing employees on individual negotiation and litigation in all areas of employment law, including cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leaves of absence, layoffs and executive compensation.  The associate will have extensive client contact and the opportunity to work on cases in a variety of contexts including federal and state courts, arbitrations, mediations, and administrative agencies (e.g., the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission).

The firm encourages its attorneys to develop professionally and supports opportunities for public speaking, publishing, and bar association activities.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff, and fosters a collegial and supportive workplace that values work/life balance.

Requirements
Must have 1-3 years of experience, preferably in employment law.  Applicants with judicial clerkship experience are preferred.  Successful candidates will have strong analytical, writing, research and client management skills and a commitment to protecting individual employment rights.

Compensation
Commensurate with experience.

Deadline:
December 15, 2017, or until position is filled.

Law Clerk (Fall 2018)

Location: Washington, DC

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a brief 5–7 page legal writing sample (preferably a legal memorandum) as one PDF file in an e-mail addressed to:

Law Clerk Committee
LawClerkRecruit@outtengolden.com

Outten & Golden LLP
685 Third Ave., 25th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Email Subject: 2018 Fall Clerkship DC Office

If possible, your writing sample should pertain to employment law.  Otherwise, send a sample demonstrating your analysis of the law and facts.  In your cover letter, please specify the term you want to apply for and how you heard about this position.  In addition, please indicate the semester and office you are applying for in the subject of your email.  

Only applicants who meet the listed requirements and follow the application instructions above will be considered.  While decisions will be made on a rolling basis, applicants are encouraged to apply by June 1, 2018 No phone calls, please.

Description:
Outten & Golden LLP (“O&G”) is seeking law clerks for Fall 2018 at its DC office. Compensation is $25/hour, overtime-eligible.  Semester law clerks work part-time (approximately 20 hours per week).

With 60+ attorneys, O&G is the largest plaintiff-side employment law firm in the U.S. with offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington, DC.  As advocates for workplace fairness, our passion is to help protect employees’ rights against injustices in the workplace.

We represent employees in individual and class and collective actions.  The firm litigates wage and-hour, discrimination, and contract claims, and advises individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans.  O&G also represents employees in mediations, arbitrations, and lawsuits alleging discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, religion, or age, as well as retaliation, whistleblower, and family/medical leave claims.  For more information, visit www.outtengolden.com.

Requirements:
Completion of two years of law school; demonstrated interest in employment or civil rights law; and strong writing and research skills.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.

Compensation:
$25/hour.  Law clerk positions are overtime-eligible.

Contract Attorneys

Location: New York and San Francisco

To Apply:
Please mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else) in one pdf, specifying the office in which you are interesting working, to contract@outtengolden.com. No phone calls, please.

Description:
Outten & Golden LLP, a plaintiff-side employment law firm in midtown Manhattan, has openings for several part-time contract attorneys to write briefs, interview witnesses, draft declarations, review documents, and perform other litigation tasks as part of a busy wage-and-hour practice.  Although some of the work can be done remotely, occasional in-person meetings will be necessary, especially at the outset; office space will be available on premises.  These are temporary positions but could lead to additional engagements.

Our Practice:
O&G represents only employees in a broad range of employment matters: workplace discrimination and harassment; disability accommodations; family and medical leave; minimum wage and overtime violations; whistle-blowing and retaliation; breach of contract and non-competition/non-solicitation clauses; and severance, contract, and partnership negotiations.

Our Attorneys:
O&G has over 60 attorneys. Our attorneys are interviewed and quoted regularly on television and in print, regularly speak at bar association events, publish articles, and chair bar association committees.

Requirements
Our ideal candidate has a commitment to civil rights and workplace fairness, is an excellent writer, has litigation experience, and has been an associate with a top-tier law firm.

To Apply:
Please mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else) in one pdf, specifying the office in which you are interesting working, to contract@outtengolden.com. No phone calls, please.

Litigation Contract Attorneys

Location: New York, Washington, DC and San Francisco

To Apply:
Please mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else) in one pdf, specifying the office in which you are interesting working, to litcontractatty@outtengolden.comNo phone calls, please.

Description:
Outten & Golden LLP, a plaintiff-side employment law firm, has openings for several full-time contract attorneys to represent claimants in arbitrations.  These attorneys will write briefs, interview witnesses, draft declarations, review documents, and represent claimants in depositions and hearings.  The attorneys may perform other litigation tasks as part of a busy wage-and-hour practice.  Although some of the work can be done remotely, in-person meetings will be necessary, especially at the outset; office space will be available on premises.  These are temporary positions anticipated to last approximately 6 months but could lead to additional engagements. Remote work may be considered.

Our Practice:
O&G represents only employees in a broad range of employment matters: workplace discrimination and harassment; disability accommodations; family and medical leave; minimum wage and overtime violations; whistle-blowing and retaliation; breach of contract and non-competition/non-solicitation clauses; and severance, contract, and partnership negotiations.

Our Attorneys:
O&G has over 60 attorneys. Our attorneys are interviewed and quoted regularly on television and in print, regularly speak at bar association events, publish articles, and chair bar association committees.

Requirements
Our ideal candidate is an excellent writer, has substantial litigation experience, including volume trial experience, and will be able to commit to the position for at least six months. A minimum of three years of experience required. Travel will be required.

To Apply:
Please mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else) in one pdf, litcontractatty@outtengolden.com. Please include the words “Volume Litigation Attorney” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Litigation Paralegal (Junior)

Location: Washington, DC

To Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Leung, Paralegal Coordinator via email at ml@outtengolden.com; please indicate Junior Paralegal – DC Office in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Our Practice:
Outten & Golden LLP (“O&G”), a law firm dedicated to workplace fairness, has an opening for a litigation paralegal, with a minimum of 3 years of experience, in our growing DC office to assist attorneys with individual and class action litigation on behalf of workers.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.

The individual will primarily assist attorneys in the Washington, D.C. office with occasional support being required in other offices, and will report to the Litigation Support Manager in New York.  Work days are from 10 am – 6 pm, four days per week and from noon – 8 pm one day per week.  Flexibility in the daily work schedule around the lunch period may be necessary.  Overtime work may be required during periods of heavy workflow.

Job Duties

  • Assist in case investigation and development, conduct factual and legal research, interviews, information gathering, and analysis;
  • Maintain case files and document discovery databases;
  • Draft, proofread, and format routine correspondence and documents for filing in accordance with applicable rules;
  • Electronically file documents with courts and agencies
  • Perform other administrative tasks and provide other assistance to attorneys as may be assigned.

Successful candidates will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and analytical, with excellent interpersonal skills, writing and proofreading skills, and a commitment to promoting workers’ rights.  Litigation experience in a law firm or non-profit setting is requir

Compensation
Competitive salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, health club membership, and 401(k)/profit sharing plan.

Firm Description
O&G is plaintiffs’-side employment law firm that represents employees, not employers.  From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law.  The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims.  The firm currently has over 60 attorneys and nine practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com.

Contact Information
Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Leung, Paralegal Coordinator via email at ml@outtengolden.com; please indicate Junior Paralegal – DC Office in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Litigation Paralegal (Entry-Level)

Location: Washington, DC

To Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Leung, Paralegal Coordinator via email at ml@outtengolden.com; please indicate Entry-Level Paralegal – DC Office in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Our Practice:
Outten & Golden LLP (“O&G”), a law firm dedicated to workplace fairness, has an opening for a litigation paralegal in our growing DC office to assist attorneys with individual and class action litigation on behalf of workers.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.

The individual will primarily assist attorneys in the Washington, D.C. office with occasional support being required in other offices, and will report to the Litigation Support Manager in New York.  Work days are from 10 am – 6 pm, four days per week and from noon – 8 pm one day per week.  Flexibility in the daily work schedule around the lunch period may be necessary.  Overtime work may be required during periods of heavy workflow.

Job Duties

  • Assist in case investigation and development, conduct factual and legal research, interviews, information gathering, and analysis;
  • Maintain case files and document discovery databases;
  • Draft, proofread, and format routine correspondence and documents for filing in accordance with applicable rules;
  • Perform other administrative tasks and provide other assistance to attorneys as may be assigned.

Successful candidates will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and analytical, with excellent interpersonal skills, writing and proofreading skills, and a commitment to promoting workers’ rights.  Experience working in an office setting in a non-profit, policy, or business sector is preferred but not necessary if the candidate demonstrates exceptional communication, writing, and organizational skills. 

Compensation:
Competitive salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, health club membership, and 401(k)/profit sharing plan.

Firm Description
Outten & Golden LLP is a plaintiffs’-side employment law firm that represents employees, not employers.  From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law. The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims. The firm currently has over 60 attorneys and nine practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com.

Contact Information
Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Leung, Paralegal Coordinator via email at ml@outtengolden.com; please indicate Entry-Level Paralegal – DC Office in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Litigation Paralegal (Junior)

Location: San Francisco

To Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Leung, Paralegal Coordinator via email at ml@outtengolden.com; please indicate Junior Paralegal – SF Office in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Our Practice:
Outten & Golden LLP (“O&G”) has an opening for a litigation paralegal, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a law firm setting, in our growing San Francisco office. O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.

The individual will assist attorneys in both the San Francisco and New York offices reporting to the Litigation Manager in New York.  The work shift is from 9:30am – 5:30pm.  Flexibility in the daily work schedule around the lunch period may be necessary. Occasional overtime may be required during periods of heavy workflow.

Firm Description
Outten & Golden LLP is an employee-side employment law firm that focuses on representing employees, executives and partners.  From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law.  The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims.  The firm currently has 54 attorneys and nine practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com.

Job Duties

•    Organizing and preparing pleadings and discovery documents and supporting litigation by reviewing, finalizing and compiling documents for attorneys
•    Handling filing and service of documents in federal court, state court, and arbitration, including understanding applicable rules
•    Speaking with clients and potential clients to pursue investigations into corporate wrongdoing and collect evidence, and provide information
•    Maintaining electronic case files and managing large document discovery databases
•    Providing assistance with ad hoc projects as needed

Candidate Qualities

  •   Strong organization
  •   Detail orientation
  •   Interpersonal skills
  •   Analytical skills
  •   Commitment to promoting workers’ rights

Compensation:
Competitive salary and benefits.

Contact Information
Send a cover letter, salary requirement and resume via email to mleung@outtengolden.com; please indicate Junior Paralegal – San Francisco in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Office Coordinator

Location: San Francisco

Firm Description
Outten & Golden LLP has an opening for an Office Coordinator in our SF office.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.  The individual will report to the Director of Administration.
    
Outten & Golden LLP is an employee-side employment law firm that focuses on representing employees, executives and partners.  From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law.  The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims.  The firm currently has 50+ attorneys and nine practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com.

Firm Standards
The firm utilizes Windows 10, MS Office 365, Internet Explorer and Chrome.  Law firm specific packages include FileSite (iManage) for document management, Time Matters for contact management and Orion for billing and accounting.

Job Requirements
The firm is looking for an individual with good written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and a pleasant, professional telephone manner.  The individual must be well organized and be able to work independently, while understanding the importance of team work.  The individual must be proficient in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint; and possess a familiarity with basic social media platforms.  

The individual will be asked to work 9:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. and will report to the Director of Administration.  Flexibility in the daily work schedule around the lunch period may be necessary.  Occasional overtime may be required during periods of heavy workflow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Typing – input / revision of correspondence and legal documents
  • Data entry – time sheet and disbursement information
  • Assist attorneys with contacting clients and opposing counsel to coordinate conferences and conference calls
  • Maintain attorney calendar, including scheduling attorney conferences within the office; scheduling travel arrangements for attorneys that attend conferences outside of the office – registration, air, and hotel arrangements, send reminders to attorneys re: bar association events, CLE’s, and events on attorneys’ calendars
  • Creating and managing spreadsheets tracking client documents and contact information
  • Drafting and editing letters and basic legal documents
  • Maintenance of mailing lists / Mass mailings
  • Report generation using Time Matters and Orion
  • Organizing and maintaining case files including scanning and saving of documents into FileSite (iManage)
  • Conducting basic legal and internet research on various subjects, companies, and people using CourtLink, PACER, Bloomberg, and Westlaw
  • Make sure that attorney memberships are current and attorneys are active in bar associations
  • Completing intake forms for prospective clients
  • Calendaring litigation and other deadlines

    Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Office Phone support
  • Liaison with New York Office Administration & Finance
  • Building liason / facilities coordination
  • Event coordinator / catering
  • Assist with onboarding and new employee documentation
  • Coordination of local recruiting

Salary    
Depending on experience.  Eligible for yearly salary review and year-end holiday bonus.

Benefits
Medical insurance, dental insurance, short-term disability insurance, 401K plan, and eTrac are available to all full-time employees.

To apply, forward a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to OGApplicants@outtengolden.com. Please write “SF Office Coordinator” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Legal Recruiting Coordinator

Location: New York

Firm Description
Outten & Golden LLP is an employee-side employment law firm that focuses on representing employees, executives and partners. From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law.  The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims.  The firm currently has 60+ attorneys and nine practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com.

Job Requirements
Outten & Golden LLP seeks a full-time recruiting professional to support all aspects of the firm’s associate hiring process.  This position will work directly with members of management and the recruiting and hiring committee to assist in the development and execution of recruiting strategies, with the goal of developing a diverse, qualified candidate pool.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the Firm’s associate recruiting efforts, including:
  • identify talent needs and align recruiting strategies with the Firm's strategic plan while working collaboratively with management and the recruiting and hiring committee to set overall talent acquisition objectives.
  • improve job descriptions
  • posting of open positions on the Firm’s website and external hiring pages (including law schools, bar associations, etc.)
  • develop and maintain applicant tracking systems
  • develop sourcing strategies including building strategic relationships with career services personnel, key law student groups, and others to proactively build candidate pipeline and raise the Firm’s profile 
  • work with agencies and on social media as appropriate to identify potential candidates
  • research and attend recruiting events 
  • organize in-house recruiting events at the Firm
  • screen candidates 
  • schedule interviews 
  • document evaluation and interview process, including collecting feedback
  • make recommendations on hiring decisions
  • review, revise, and manage distribution of recruiting form letters and offer letters
  • report on search progress, including candidate pipelines, diversity initiatives, and compensation
  • assist in the onboarding, orientation and integration process for new attorneys
  • periodically evaluate all aspects of the hiring process from initiation to recruitment to integration for improvement and efficiencies
  • participates in the development of an annual recruiting budget
  • Must be able to adapt to changing priorities and interface with all levels of management
  • Ensure compliance with all hiring policies and procedures 
  • Comply with and educate end users on internal staffing procedures
  • Provide other assistance and guidance as needed

Firm Technology Standards
The firm utilizes Windows 10, MS Office 365, Internet Explorer and Chrome.  Law firm specific packages include FileSite (iManage) for document management, Time Matters for contact management and Orion for billing and accounting.

Salary    
Depending on experience.  Eligible for yearly salary review and year-end holiday bonus.

Benefits
Excellent benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, short-term disability insurance, 401K /profit sharing plan, and eTrac commuter benefit, are available to all full-time employees.

To apply, forward a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to OGApplicants@outtengolden.com. Please write “Legal Recruiting Coordinator NY” in the subject line.  No agencies or phone calls please.

Legal Secretary

Location: New York Office

Outten & Golden LLP has an opening for a Legal Secretary in our NY office.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.  The individual will report to the Director of Administration.

Outten & Golden LLP is an employee-side employment law firm that focuses on representing employees, executives and partners.  From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law.  The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims.  The firm currently has 50+ attorneys and nine practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com

Firm Standards
The firm utilizes Windows 7, Office 2010, Internet Explorer and Chrome. Law firm specific packages include FileSite (iManage) for document management, Time Matters for contact management and PCLaw Pro for billing and accounting.

Job Requirements
The firm is looking for an individual with good written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and a pleasant, professional telephone manner.  The individual must be well organized and be able to work independently, while understanding the importance of team work.  The individual must have general computer knowledge of the Windows XP environment and be proficient in MSWord2010 and MSExcel2010. 

The individual will be asked to work 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., 9:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. or 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. and will report to the Director of Administration.  Flexibility in the daily work schedule around the lunch period may be necessary.  Occasional overtime may be required during periods of heavy workflow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys with contacting clients and opposing counsel to coordinate conferences and conference calls
  • Maintain attorney calendar, including scheduling attorney conferences within the office; scheduling travel arrangements for attorneys that attend conferences outside of the office – registration, air, and hotel arrangements, send reminders to attorneys re: bar association events, CLE’s, and events on attorneys’ calendars
  • Creating and managing spreadsheets tracking client documents and contact information
  • Maintenance of mailing lists / Mass mailings
  • Data entry – time sheet and disbursement information
  • Report generation using PCLaw and Time Matters
  • Organizing and maintaining case files including scanning and saving of documents into FileSite (iManage)
  • Photocopying / Faxing / Filing – both onsite and offsite storage
  • Conducting basic legal and internet research on various subjects, companies, and people
  • Make sure that attorney memberships are current and attorneys are active in bar associations
  • Typing – input / revision of correspondence and legal documents
  • Phone support & occasional support for office receptionist
  • Support to other staff members as needed

Salary
Depending on experience.  Eligible for yearly salary review and year-end holiday bonus.

Benefits
Medical insurance, dental insurance, short-term disability insurance, 401K plan, and eTrac are available to all full-time employees.

To Apply:

Please forward a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to OGApplicants@outtengolden.com. Please write “Legal Secretary NY” in the subject line.  No agencies or phone calls please.


Legal Secretary

Location: San Francisco Office

Outten & Golden LLP has an opening for a Legal Secretary in our growing San Francisco office.  He or she will report to the Director of Administration in New York.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.

Outten & Golden LLP is an employee-side employment law firm that focuses on representing employees, executives and partners. From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law.  The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims.  The firm currently has 60+ attorneys and nine practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com.

Job Requirements
The firm is looking for an individual with excellent organizational skills, good written and oral communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills.  The individual must be able to work independently, while understanding the critical importance of team work.  The individual must be proficient in MS Office, and familiarity with legal systems (filing and retrieving legal pleadings online, for example) in particular is a plus.  

The individual will assist attorneys in the San Francisco office under the direction of the San Francisco Office Coordinator, reporting to the Director of Administration in New York.  Flexibility in the daily work schedule around the lunch period may be necessary. Occasional overtime may be required during periods of heavy workflow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Professionalism – Enhance firm efficiency and reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments; contributing to the success of the office and the firm.
  • Organization – Organize data, documents, schedules, and other details to assist the attorneys in providing excellent service to clients.
  • Information flow – Produce information by transcribing, inputting, formatting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Document generation and digestion – Conserve attorneys’ time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports, and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
  • Calendar – Calendar litigation and other deadlines.  Maintain attorney calendar, including scheduling attorney conferences within the office; schedule travel arrangements; monitor and remind attorneys re: deadlines, community events, CLEs, etc.
  • Data management – Create and manage spreadsheets tracking client documents and contact information.  Maintain data regarding professional contacts, attorney time entry, mailing lists, etc. using PCLaw and Time Matters.  Be adept at searching Outlook, generating mass mailings, and generating reports from those programs.
  • Document management – Organize and maintain case files, including scanning and saving documents into and retrieving documents from FileSite (iManage).
  • Research – Conduct basic legal and internet research on various subjects, companies, and people using CourtLink, PACER, Bloomberg, and Westlaw
  • Attorney support – Ensure that attorney memberships in bar associations are current.
  • Communication – Complete intake forms for prospective clients.  Welcome guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.  Communicate with court personnel, including judges and clerks, in addition to co-counsel, opposing counsel, and other attorneys and professionals.
  • Scheduling – Schedule couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and others.  
  • Client service – Maintain client confidence by keeping attorney-client information privileged.

Firm Standards
The firm utilizes Windows 10, MS Office 365, Internet Explorer and Chrome.  Law firm specific packages include FileSite (iManage) for document management, Time Matters for contact management and Orion for billing and accounting.

Salary
Depending on experience.  Eligible for yearly salary review and year-end holiday bonus.

Benefits
Excellent benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, short-term disability insurance, 401K plan, and eTrac commuter benefit, which are available to all full-time employees.

To Apply:
Please forward a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to OGApplicants@outtengolden.com. Please write “Legal Secretary SF” in the subject line.  No agencies or phone calls, please.

Intake Clerk

Location: New York Office

Outten & Golden LLP has an opening for an Intake Clerk in our NY office.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.  The individual will report to the Director of Administration.
    
Outten & Golden LLP is an employee-side employment law firm that focuses on representing employees, executives and partners.  From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law.  The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims.  The firm currently has 50+ attorneys and nine practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com.

Firm Standards
The firm utilizes Windows 7, Office 2010, Internet Explorer and Chrome.  Law firm specific packages include FileSite (iManage) for document management, Time Matters for contact management and PCLaw Pro for billing and accounting.

Job Requirements
The applicant must have strong written and oral communication skills, a pleasant and professional telephone manner, strong analytical and organizational skills, must have the ability to multi-task and work in a team environment, proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Outlook, and Excel at an intermediate level.  

Job Description
Job duties include responding promptly to incoming calls as well as inquiries received electronically from potential clients. Conducting telephone and the occasional in-person interviews and compiling the data collected during the interview process into an intake form for further internal processing; and performing other general administrative functions such as data entry, copying, scanning, and faxing.

Salary    
Depending on experience.  Eligible for yearly salary review and year-end holiday bonus.

Benefits
Medical insurance, dental insurance, short-term disability insurance, 401K plan, and eTrac are available to all full-time employees.

Contact Information
Send a cover letter and resume and salary requirements to OGApplicants@outtengolden.comNo phone calls please.

Records Clerk

Location: New York Office

Outten & Golden LLP has an opening for a records clerk in our New York office.  O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.  
    
Outten & Golden LLP is an employee-side employment law firm that focuses on representing employees, executives and partners.  From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in individual, class action or impact litigation, O&G is a recognized leader in the field of employment law.  The firm advises and counsels individuals on employment agreements, compensation arrangements, and severance plans; and it represents employees in all substantive areas of law, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, or age, and including retaliation and whistleblower claims.  The firm currently has 60+ attorneys and ten practice groups covering a wide range of issues.  Please browse our website at www.outtengolden.com.

Firm Standards
The firm utilizes Windows 7, Office 2010, Internet Explorer and Chrome. Law firm specific packages include FileSite (iManage) for document management, Time Matters for contact management and PCLaw Pro for billing and accounting.

Job Requirements
The firm is looking for an individual with good written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and a pleasant, professional telephone manner.  The individual must be well organized and be able to work independently, while understanding the importance of team work.  The individual must have general computer knowledge of the Windows XP environment and be proficient in MSWord2010 and MSExcel2010.  

The individual will be asked to work 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. and will report to the Director of Administration.  Flexibility in the daily work schedule around the lunch period may be necessary.  Occasional overtime may be required during periods of heavy workflow. The ideal candidate is a mature person with good oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, proficiency in FileSite (iManage) for records management and document management, and proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Outlook, Adobe and Excel at an intermediate level (e.g., formulas and sorting).

The individual must be well-organized and able to work independently while simultaneously understanding the importance of teamwork. The ability to learn quickly is expected, since training will be provided as necessary to familiarize the individual with various types of legal documents.

Job Description
Job duties include scanning documents and determining how and where they should be filed; organizing and updating case files; creating new files as necessary; answering questions about records and location of files; finding and retrieving documents; entering data; compiling documents; processing mass mailings; photocopying; and faxing.

Salary    
Depending on experience. Eligible for yearly salary review and year-end holiday bonus.

Benefits
Medical insurance, dental insurance, short-term disability insurance, 401K plan, and eTrac are available to all full-time employees.

To Apply:
Forward a resume and cover letter with salary requirements if interested to Victoria Spencer Patterson, Director of Administration (vsp@outtengolden.com).  No phone calls, please.

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