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Employment Law Of Counsel

Counsel    Mid-Senior Level

Position Summary

Our Cleveland office has the opportunity for an experienced litigation attorney to join the firm’s expanding Employment Law Practice. The candidate will be expected to perform all the duties of a traditional law firm attorney, with an emphasis on the ability to act as lead attorney in employment litigation matters. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, motions, and pleadings, attending court conferences, handling discovery-related activities and investigations, drafting of position statements and dispositive motions, and counseling clients on employment-law-related matters. Jury trial experience is a plus.

The right candidate will have a passion for employment law, strong analytical and writing skills, and an ability to relate to and inspire confidence with sophisticated business clients. This is a great opportunity for the right lawyer to join a national employment law practice in a tight-knit, collegial and team-oriented environment.

Our office is collegial with a commitment to mutual respect in the workplace. We hold regular all-attorney in-person conferences throughout the country.  We make attorney development a priority and provide ongoing writing, publishing, and speaking opportunities as well as access to expansive professional development training programs and opportunities to work with the leading attorneys in this field.

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.

Requirements

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

Benefits

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.

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