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Accessibility & Employment Litigation Associate

Job Details

  • Posted:3rd February, 2023
  • Sector:Immigration & Legal
  • Location:New York, New York, United States
  • Job Ref:16007
  • Salary:Competitive
Alchemy has partnered with a Legal Firm with over 15 offices nationwide, to find a highly skilled and experienced mid to senior level associate to join their growing labour & employment litigation team in New York.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in labour and employment law, as well as experience in litigation and trial work.

  • Represent clients in employment disputes and Accessibility, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and wage and hour claims
  • Prepare and draft legal briefs, motions, and other documents
  • Work closely with partners and other team members to develop and implement case strategy
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support cases and advise clients
  • Participate in depositions, hearings, and trials
  • Maintain strong client relationships and provide excellent customer service
  • Stay current on developments in labour and employment law and regulations
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
  • 3+ years of relevant legal experience. (general employment litigation experience, including knowledge of federal and state employment laws)
  • An interest in accessibility and disability accommodation laws/regulations
  • Knowledge of public accommodation accessibility issues (for both brick and mortar/digital entities)
  • Experience with litigations, regulatory (DOJ) investigations, advocacy group interactions, and work involving compliance counselling, policies
  • Experience with accessibility auditing and/or managing outside auditors 
  • Admission to practice law in New York (state and federal courts) is mandatory
  • Strong academic credentials, and have excellent communication and writing skills

Salary - $205,000 - $290,000 subject to a number of determining factors.
In addition to the base salary and generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.  

If you are a motivated and experienced litigator with a passion for labour and employment law, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

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