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Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group Attorney

Lateral Attorney    Mid-Senior Level

Position Summary

Our Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group has an opportunity for an attorney with at least five years of experience to join the firm to support our national employee benefits and executive compensation practice, ranked Tier 1 by Best Lawyers for over a decade. We are open to Shareholder level attorneys without a book of business as well as senior level Counsel and Associate Attorneys. Our practice is broad-based and encompasses plan design, advice & counsel, and compliance work relating to retirement, health and welfare, and nonqualified deferred compensation and incentive pay plans maintained by private and publicly listed employers. We also regularly advise on executive compensation and payroll tax, and healthcare privacy matters.

The right candidate will possess strong analytical and writing skills, a passion for employee benefits/executive compensation matters, and will add their enthusiasm to our affable, team-oriented environment. Attorneys in this role will have the opportunity to handle complex, challenging matters and to provide advice and counsel for the full range of Ogletree’s clients.

This position will support shareholders located across Ogletree’s offices and can sit in any US Ogletree location if deemed appropriate. Remote work options and flexible work opportunities may be considered for the right candidate.


Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


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.