Posted: Mar 25, 2021

Employment Attorney

Jackson Lewis P.C. - Minneapolis, MN
Application Deadline: N/A

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 950 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries.  Jackson Lewis built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management. 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”.  The Firm was ranked #1 by Law360 in its 2020 Glass Ceiling Report for its proportion of female attorneys and female equity principals. The Firm is also ranked in Working Mother's 2020 “Best Law Firms for Women,” a report distinguishing the U.S. law firms who are utilizing best practices in retaining and promoting women lawyers. Jackson Lewis was also spotlighted for receiving a 100 percent score on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's annual scorecard examining LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion. The Firm’s commitment to the highest level of client service, as well as its depth of expertise, national platform, and commitment to diversity and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis.  This is an opportunity to join the firm’s growing Minneapolis office.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent employers in 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
  • Advise, counsel, and train employers on various employment and labor law issues
  • Research and monitoring of current developments in workplace law


Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • JD from accredited law school
  • At least 3 years of legal or litigation experience, with employment law experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Admitted to the Minnesota State Bar and in good standing
  • Understanding of current agency (state and federal) procedures
  • Attention to detail and commitment to excellence
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong business development, organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Highly-motivated, with a commitment to professionalism and collegiality



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.  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.