Position Summary:

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated associate with litigation experience to join our nationally recognized labor & employment firm in our Jacksonville, FL office.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective and reliable legal services to clients and supervising attorneys
  • Provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis in pleadings, memoranda and other written documents
  • Manage matters from commencement to final resolution
  • Competently and professionally communicate with clients and supervising attorneys
  • Complete tasks efficiently
  • Perform non-chargeable administrative work and other related work as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must possess 3-10 years of experience in employment and labor law
  • Employer-side litigation and counseling experience required
  • Strong academic credentials are required and judicial clerkship experience is a plus
  • To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-accredited law school and must be an active member in good standing of the Florida Bar
  • Ability to learn new substantive legal topics and factual subject matters as needed based on the nature of a matter
  • Ability to multi-task and manage numerous matters with interruptions to respond to immediate client needs
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively with Partners, Associates and Support Staff
  • Understanding of and ability to apply attorney ethics rules

Qualities Ideal Candidates will have:

  • Our ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of civil litigation procedures and experience managing cases through the full life cycle of litigation including investigation, pleadings, discovery, pretrial proceedings, potential settlement or trial, and/or even appeal
  • Our ideal candidate will have strong legal writing and research skills, very strong attention to detail, and experience with discovery, drafting of motions, and assisting with depositions and trial preparation in both state and federal courts
  • Our ideal candidate also will have demonstrated client relationship and business development skills
  • Our ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, the ability to function in cooperation with other team members, and the ability to multi-task and manage numerous matters with interruptions to respond to immediate client needs

Culture:

*Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • 401(k) and profit sharing plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Onsite Parking
  • Gym reimbursement

*These benefits are subject to change

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, and compensation. Our Firm prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.