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Employment Law Counsel

Counsel    Mid-Senior Level

Position Summary

Our Raleigh 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.

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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, transit and parking expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, back-up childcare program and a paid parental leave on-ramping program.

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