Seyfarth Shaw LLP, an international law firm with more than 900 attorneys, has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Labor and Employment Associate with 1-4 years of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Environmental, and Whistleblower experience for a position in its Chicago office. Candidates should have increasingly responsible experience in OSHA compliance, enforcement and related litigation. Litigation experience, including depositions, discovery and motion practice is highly preferred. In addition, experience in environmental compliance, enforcement and environmental litigation is not required, but will be favorably considered. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required.
Seyfarth has one of the preeminent OSHA practices in the country which is national in scope and covers the full range of OSHA compliance and enforcement issues. The attorneys in the group have extensive trial and appellate experience litigating against both Federal and State OSHA. Seyfarth’s workplace whistleblower defense group has extensive experience in representing and defending clients in OSHA lead investigations and subsequent litigation. Seyfarth’s Labor and Employment practice is the largest and most dynamic of any full service firm in the country with over 400 attorneys firm wide. 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.
Seyfarth is the leading firm for associates who seek to work on cutting edge L&E matters that shape today’s and the future’s workforce. We provide comprehensive training for our associates through our mentoring programs, CLE initiatives, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our Associates to advance in their careers through involvement in case management/strategy and opportunities for extensive client contact. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth also is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for ten consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother eight years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We also partnered with Diversity Lab to formally pilot the Mansfield Rule, which is designed to ensure that woman and minorities throughout the legal industry receive adequate consideration for leadership roles, equity partner promotions and lateral positions. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.
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About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.