Traditional Labor Associate
Our Birmingham office has an opportunity for an traditional labor associate to join the firm’s expanding practice and assume an important role in traditional labor matters, including advising employers on their rights and legal obligations involving union organizing activities, providing employee relations training and advice, and representing employers in unfair labor practice and union representation proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. This position will involve direct contact with client representatives and opposing counsel. We can provide multiple writing, publishing and speaking opportunities.
We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
- Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Alabama. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice.
- 1-4 years of traditional labor law and employment experience preferred, but comparable experience may be considered.
- Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills are required.
- Outstanding academic credentials preferred (Top 25% of class).
Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our attorneys including: comprehensive training and development programs including an annual firm-wide Attorney Retreat, CLE and bar admission expense reimbursement, several competitive annual bonus programs, 401(k) plan, affordable health and life insurance including dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc to provide 24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video, employee assistance program, back-up childcare program and a paid parental leave on-ramping program.
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers located in 53 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for eight consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.
We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.
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