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Employment and Labor Associate Attorney

2/23/23 | McLean, VA

Wilson Elser's McLean office is currently seeking an Attorney to join the Employment & Labor practice group.

This role will primarily involve litigating employment and labor claims in federal and state court as well as before administrative agencies. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney with employment and labor litigation experience who is looking to take the next step in their career by joining a growing team of a national law firm.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Must be admitted to practice in Virginia
  • 2+ years of employment and labor litigation experience including discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, and public accommodation claims
  • Experience with client counseling and handling depositions, dispositive motions, mediations and arbitrations in the employment and labor arena is a plus
  • Knowledge of federal and state rules of civil procedures
  • Excellent writing skills required
  • Independently manage a caseload involving employment and labor matters from claim inception to end
  • Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects and assignments
  • Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
  • Communicate with clients regarding legal counseling and to provide status reports
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Unlimited PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

The annualized salary range for this position is $105,000 to $160,000.Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to and putting "McLean Employment and Labor Associate Attorney" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.


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