Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.
The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”.
This position is located in our Omaha office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Defend and litigate lawsuits involving a broad range of employment-related claims and agency charges of discrimination
Advise, counsel, and train employers on various employment and labor law issues
Represent employers in state and federal court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in employment matters, including class/collective actions and discrimination, harassment, retaliation, contract, employment tort, and non-compete cases
Skills and Educational Requirements:
JD from Accredited Law School, with excellent academic credentials
1-4 years of experience, employment law and/or litigation background strongly preferred
Current Nebraska Bar admission or ability to obtain admission, Iowa Bar admission and/or South Dakota Bar admission a plus
Understanding of current agency (state and federal) procedures
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Attention to detail and commitment to excellence
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills
Commitment to professionalism, collegiality, and teamwork?
About JACKSON LEWIS
Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work, and we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.