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The Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP is seeking a Labor & Employment Associate with 3-5 years of ERISA litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have experience handling single-plaintiff ERISA cases with minimal supervision, exposure to more complex ERISA litigation matters and other types of employment class/collective actions, employment/HR counseling, workplace investigations, and administrative charges and related matters. Top law firm experience, excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills are required. Candidates must be admitted to the Illinois Bar or meet requirements to waive in. We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm.
Our Labor & Employment Department is consistently ranked at or near the top in labor and employment law rankings across multiple practice areas in the United States and internationally. Chambers USA ranks Seyfarth among the top L&E firms nationally, and we are one of only three firms that have been ranked by The Legal 500 in all six national Labor & Employment categories. We are routinely recognized by Law360 as an “Employment Practice Group of the Year,” and our employment litigation capabilities have earned us recognition in the annual BTI Litigation Outlook as a “Standout” Employment Litigation Practice. Our Labor & Employment Department continues to be recognized regionally, nationally and internationally by Chambers, The Legal 500, Law360, U.S. News & World Report: Best Lawyers, The National Law Journal, and BTI Consulting Group.