Labor & Employment Associate

Labor & Employment Associate for a well established Omaha firm

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A bit about us:

Founded over a century ago, this firm has built a solid reputation as one of the largest and most respected law firms in the region. With a team of over 150 attorneys, the firm provides comprehensive legal services to a diverse range of clients, from individuals and startups to Fortune 500 companies. The firm is renowned for its expertise in various areas of law, including labor and employment, litigation, corporate, healthcare, real estate, and financial services. A strong commitment to client service, a collaborative work environment, and a dedication to giving back to the community are some of the core values that guide the firm's approach to legal practice.

Why join us?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Accelerated career growth
  • Great benefits
  • Profit sharing

Job Details

Responsibilities:
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies on matters related to labor and employment.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents such as pleadings, motions, briefs, and legal opinions.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on various labor and employment issues such as wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, and other employment-related matters.
  • Provide legal advice and counsel to clients on labor and employment law matters.
  • Negotiate settlements on behalf of clients.
  • Manage and oversee paralegals and other support staff.
  • Stay updated on the latest changes in labor and employment law and participate in continuous legal education programs.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys in the firm on complex legal matters.

Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law in Nebraska
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in labor and employment litigation.
  • Strong litigation skills with experience in state and federal courts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in legal research tools and Microsoft Office Suite.


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Job Details
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Location
Omaha, NE
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$120,000 - $175,000