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Employment Litigation Associate - Miami

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    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Legal
  • £0
  • Miami
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AI generated summary

  • You must have a JD, 5+ years of employment law experience, Florida Bar admission, agency procedure knowledge, strong communication skills, attention to detail, multitasking abilities, and commitment to professionalism and teamwork.
  • You will defend lawsuits and provide legal counsel on employment law issues, representing clients in court, administrative agencies, mediations, and arbitrations.

Requirements

  • JD from accredited law school, with excellent academic credentials
  • 5+ years of experience, employment law background strongly preferred
  • Current Florida Bar admission or ability to obtain admission
  • Understanding of current agency (state and federal) procedures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to excellence
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Commitment to professionalism, collegiality, and teamwork​

Responsibilities

  • Defend and litigate lawsuits involving a broad range of employment-related claims and agency charges of discrimination.
  • Advise, counsel, and train employers on various employment and labor law issues.
  • Represent employers in court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in employment matters, including class/collective actions and discrimination, harassment, retaliation, contract, employment tort, and non-compete cases.

FAQs

Is prior experience in employment law required for this position?

Prior experience in employment law is strongly preferred for this position.

What are the educational requirements for this role?

The candidate must have a JD from an accredited law school with excellent academic credentials.

Will the candidate be required to represent employers in court?

Yes, the candidate will be required to represent employers in court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in employment matters.

Are there any specific skills that are essential for this position?

Strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, multitasking abilities, organizational and project management skills, and a commitment to professionalism and teamwork are essential for this position.

Where is this position located?

This position is located in our Miami office.

Helping employers mitigate workplace law risk and cultivate high-functioning, engaged, stable and diverse workforces.

Law
Industry
1001-5000
Employees

Mission & Purpose

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the world, with a current caseload of over 6,500 litigations and approximately 650 class actions. Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law boutique firms and practices in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific Region.