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 Attorney/Associate —  Individual Negotiation and Litigation

Location: Chicago office

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 Senior Attorney Application – Chicago.  Only applicants who meet the listed requirements and follow the application instructions above will be considered. No phone calls please.

Descripton:
Outten & Golden seeks a senior-level attorney (associate or counsel) who will work in its Chicago 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 6-8 years of experience, including substantial experience in employment law. 
•    Experience interacting with and counseling individual clients.
•    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.

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.

Junior Associate – Class Action Practice

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 email to recruit@outtengolden.com.  Specify in the subject line: Class Action Associate Application.  Please indicate in your cover letter for which offices you would like to be considered.  Only applicants who meet the listed requirements and follow the application instructions above will be considered. No phone calls please.

Description:
Outten & Golden seeks associates to work in the New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC offices for the firm’s class action practice group, preferably beginning in the Fall of 2018.  The associates will work primarily on class and collective actions involving workplace discrimination and wage theft.  The attorneys at O&G are at the forefront of cutting-edge impact litigation aimed at achieving economic and social justice.  They have represented thousands of workers, across all industries, including misclassified workers in unpaid overtime lawsuits; low-wage workers in the restaurant industry and other industries in wage theft cases; women in the banking and tech industry in “glass ceiling” gender discrimination class actions; and African American and Latino job applicants in systemic failure-to-hire cases.

The associates will 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 1-3 years of litigation and negotiation experience, preferably in employment law and/or a judicial clerkship; strong analytical, writing, research, and client management skills; and a commitment to protecting the rights of workers and employees. 

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience.

Start Date:
Fall 2018

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

Law Clerk (Spring 2018)

Location: New York and Washington, DC

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a brief 5–7 page 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 Spring Clerkship (Indicate whether you are applying to the NY or DC office)

If possible, your writing sample should pertain to employment law.  If such a sample is not available, send a sample which most demonstrates 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.

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 October 31, 2017.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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

With 50+ 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 (2) years of law school; demonstrated interest in employment or public interest 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.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a brief 5–7 page 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 Spring Clerkship (Indicate whether you are applying to the NY or DC office)

If possible, your writing sample should pertain to employment law.  If such a sample is not available, send a sample which most demonstrates 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.

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 October 31, 2017.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Law Clerk (Summer 2018)

Location: Washington, DC

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a brief 5–7 page 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 Summer Clerkship

If possible, your writing sample should pertain to employment law.  If such a sample is not available, send a sample which most demonstrates 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.

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 October 30, 2018.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Description:
Outten & Golden LLP (“O&G”) is seeking law clerks for Summer 2018 at its Washington, D.C. Office.  Summer law clerks work full time (approximately forty hours per week).

With 60+ attorneys, O&G is the largest plaintiff-side employment law firm in the country, and has offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington, DC.  Our firm is dedicated to representing employees in all industries, across all professions, and at all employment levels.  As advocates for workplace fairness, our passion and our profession is to help advance the goals of employees and protect their 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 represents employees in mediations, arbitrations, and lawsuits alleging discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, religion, and 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 fifteen partners, eighteen associates, and three of counsel 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

Location: New York

To Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Leung, Paralegal Coordinator via email at ml@outtengolden.com; please indicate Paralegal – New York 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 its New York office to assist our WARN Practice Group with class action litigation. O&G is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity among its lawyers and staff.

The individual will report to the Litigation Support Manager and Attorneys of the WARN Practice Group.  The work shift is from 9:30 – 5:30 p.m. Overtime is required during periods of heavy workflow.

WARN Act
The Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification (WARN) Act, is a federal law which generally requires employers to provide their employees with 60 days written notice in advance of a mass layoff or shutdown.  Employers who fail to give notice, must pay employees 60 days wages and benefits.  The law is intended to give employees an opportunity to seek other employment, obtain retraining and allow them time to adjust to their new employment status.

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 court documents for filing in accordance with applicable rules;
  • Electronically file court documents and arrange for service of process;
  • Update and maintain case calendars;
  • 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.  Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Familiarity with litigation and bankruptcy procedure is highly preferred.

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 54 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 Paralegal – New York in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Litigation Paralegal

Location: Washington, DC

To Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Leung, Paralegal Coordinator via email at ml@outtengolden.com; please indicate 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 1-2 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;
  • 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.  Some law firm experience in litigation (1-2 years) or experience in the, non-profit, policy, or business sectors 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 50 attorneys and ten 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 Paralegal – DC Office 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.

Intake Clerk

Location: New York Office

Outten & Golden LLP has an opening for an Intake Clark 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 50+ 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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