Associate Attorney (2 - 6 Year's Experience)

Alden Law Group, PLLC
District of Columbia

The Washington DC law firm of Alden Law Group, PLLC (“ALG”) seeks an associate attorney with 2-6 years of post-law school litigation experience.

About Alden Law Group
ALG represents primarily employees, unions, and non-profits in litigation under federal and state laws. ALG’s practice focuses on employment law issues in a wide range of areas, including employment discrimination (e.g., D.C. Human Rights Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Equal Pay Act), labor rights, whistleblowing, civil service rights (e.g., MSPB), workplace investigations, and employment agreements. More information about ALG is available on our website at www.aldenlg.com.

Responsibilities
The attorney will work primarily on cases involving the federal government, including employment discrimination and whistleblowing cases before the EEOC, MSPB, and OSC. The attorney may also be involved in handling cases involving employee discipline, investigations, and demand letters. Our associates are involved in all aspects and stages of cases, from developing claims, interviewing clients, drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, and attending/conducting depositions, negotiations and mediations, court appearances, and trials/hearings. Duties include extensive client contact, oral advocacy, and legal research and writing in a wide range of areas. Associates also receive substantive feedback and mentoring on assignments.

Qualifications
The position requires excellent writing and analytical skills, strong research abilities, and the ability to communicate effectively with clients. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated interest in labor, employment, civil rights or similar focus. Relevant experience includes litigation experience before administrative agencies, court and/or, arbitrators, involvement with a labor organization, or other legal work in the employment and labor-law field.

Candidates must be admitted to, eligible for admission to, the DC Bar; VA, NY, and/or MD Bar a plus.

ALG offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience. All employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless there is a legally authorized exemption.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, recent writing sample, and the names of at least two current references to MBercovici@AldenLG.com. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
 

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