Employment Litigation & Counseling Associate - Morristown, NJ (this posting is now closed/inactive)

  • Company: Ogletree Deakins
  • Location: Morristown, NJ  07960 United States
  • Date posted: 06/22/17
  • Requisition code: NA
  • Job #: 371632
  • Job Category:Law
  • Job Sub-Category:Large Law
  • Job Type:Fulltime
  • Compensation: NA

Job Description

Summary of Position:

Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 800 lawyers located in 52 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a Law Firm of the Year six consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In 2017, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the LaborLaw - Management category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

Our Morristown office has an opportunity for an associate with five to seven years of employment litigation defense experience to join the firm’s expanding practice.  Primary job duties would be defense of employment litigation and related claims in federal and state courts and administrative agencies and providing advice to clients on employment laws and compliance. 

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.

Job Requirements

  • Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in New Jersey.  During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice.
  • 5-7 years of labor and employment law experience (from law school classes of 2010-2012).
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills. Strong organizational skills and proactive thinking.
  • Top 25% of Law School Class.


Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Attorneys including: Comprehensive training and development programs including a Firm-wide Attorney Retreat every year, Firm sponsored CLE and bar admission expenses, Competitive Bonus Programs,  401K, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA & HSA) to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video) and an EAP Program.

We are not working with outside recruiters on this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer.


If you have any questions about this opportunity or want to follow up on your application, please reach out to Vanessa Russell at vanessa.russell@ogletree.com with “MORRISTOWN ASSOCIATE” in the subject line.

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Job #: 371632