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EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY

Posted: 04/17/2024 Industry: LAW Job Number: 14096 Pay Rate: $110K - $150K ANNUALLY

Job Description

Law firm specializing in plaintiff s employment law is seeking a mid to senior-level Employment Attorney/Junior Partner to join their growing team. Law firm is headquartered in Westchester County with established practices in New York City and the greater tristate area. This position has a hybrid remote schedule, with 4 days in office and 1 day from home. Salary depends on experience, and 15-20% commission is available, depending on relevant experience (should yield total annual compensation well into the six figures). Fast track to partnership (2-5 years) is available. Company offers 401(k) with 6% match, profit sharing, excellent medical benefits, a collegial and engaging working environment, including bring your pet to work day, free lunch Fridays, etc., robust CLE, bar participation sponsorship, and hybrid schedule.

Responsibilities:
-Preparing/drafting state and federal pleadings, civil cover sheets, and requests for judicial intervention
-Filing court documents electronically in both federal and state ECF systems
-Preparing and monitoring service of the complaints
-Drafting and filing EEOC charges and responses
-Drafting various correspondence and legal documents, including authorizations, deficiency letters, and pre-motion letters
-Drafting interrogatories and document requests and responses
-Meetings, discussions, and correspondence with clients regarding factual and litigation developments, next steps, preparation of timeline, damages, medical authorizations, witnesses and other evidence gathering, mitigation, discovery production, and settlement
-Compiling, organizing, and bate stamping discovery productions
-Drafting and responding to subpoenas
-Conducting legal research on various employment law and procedural issues
-Drafting substantive and procedural motions and responses to motions
-Drafting mediation statements
-Discussions and correspondence with court regarding various litigation issues
-Discussions and correspondence with opposing counsel on various litigation items, including discovery production, depositions, deficiency items, contemplated motions, mediation, and settlement
-Calendaring and meeting deadlines

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
-3-8 years of legal experience with at least 2 years of Employment Law experience
-Organizational skills and attention to detail
-Strong knowledge of the FRCP, CPLR, local court rules, and individual judge s rules
-Solid grasp of all employment discrimination laws
-Ability to handle 20-40 matters and effectively manage junior attorneys

Meet Your Recruiter

Nicholas Russo
Senior Account Manager

Nick has been working in the staffing/recruiting industry since 2015 and started with RJ-Staffing in 2021. Born, raised, and still residing in Westchester, Nick has an extensive personal and professional network in the NYC-Metro area, which has been an asset to the firm. When he’s not expertly consulting businesses in the NYC-Metro area on best hiring practices, diligently working to land his candidates more rewarding career opportunities, or helping achieve consensus on the daily RJ-Staffing lunch order, you can find him on the golf course, on the dance floor, or spending quality time with his family.

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