Position Description: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified junior/mid-level associate with law firm experience to join the Labor and Employment Practice in the Princeton office.
Practice Description: The Morgan Lewis Labor and Employment Practice strives for excellence in client service. For more than half a century, our lawyers have helped clients negotiate the ever-changing landscape of federal, state, and local laws that govern the workplace. No other law firm has Morgan Lewis's experience in dealing with virtually every type of labor and employment issue that confronts a business.
From financial services to pharmaceuticals to entertainment-to name only a few-we understand our client's industry and its needs. From the conference room to the courtroom, we can help them with it all-employment counseling and single-plaintiff litigation, wage and hour class actions, systemic discrimination class actions and agency actions, complex employment and employee benefits litigation, Department of Labor matters, and trade secrets and non-compete disputes.
Learn more about our Labor and Employment Practice: https://www.morganlewis.com/services/labor-employment-benefits
The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience practicing employment law, but candidates with general litigation experience will be considered if they demonstrate a strong and enthusiastic interest in learning employment law.
Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong organization, research, writing and analytical skills. Though we are part of a national practice, a strong commitment to working in Princeton, New Jersey is required. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding; strong teambuilding and team work skills, and a strong work ethic are required. Membership in the bars of New Jersey and New York is preferred.
To apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample via our website: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/v3/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3CKWEX%40=1mg1&%3db8=8_CG
Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.
Please note: Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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