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IBEW Local 1547 is adding an Associate General Counsel position to assist with collective bargaining negotiations, grievance processing, labor arbitrations, NLRB proceedings, and litigation. Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience in labor law, collective bargaining, and/or litigation. Local 1547 has been representing electrical, communications, local government, health care, and other employees across the state of Alaska since 1946. It has around 5000 members, administers approximately 70 collective bargaining agreements, and has offices in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, and Ketchikan. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and references to Justin Roberts by April 20.


Leonard Carder, LLP, is looking for an attorney to work primarily in its downtown Oakland office. Leonard Carder represents unions, Taft-Hartley trust funds, and employees in wage and hour, class action and law reform litigation. For more information about our work, please visit the website. They are hiring an associate with up to three (3) years relevant experience. California bar admission (or pending bar results) required. A strong academic background and dedication to the goals of the labor movement is essential. Spanish language skills preferred. Leonard Carder, LLP is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ, and candidates with disabilities encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send a resume, references and writing sample(s) to Lily Gregerson by email.


Slevin & Hart, P.C., a nationally recognized employee benefits boutique specializing in representing pension, health and other employee benefit plans, is seeking a litigation attorney with 5 or more years of judicial or relevant experience litigating in federal courts. Slevin & Hart, located in Washington, D.C., offers a collegial and collaborative environment and provides its associates with early responsibility, outstanding mentoring, and top-notch training. Motivated individuals with excellent credentials and writing skills should send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to Jill D. Hirsch.

The Amalgamated Transit Union, the largest labor organization representing transit workers in the United States and Canada, has an immediate opening for an attorney to work in the International’s Legal Department. The attorney will report to the General Counsel. For a full job description and how to apply for the position please click here.


Labor and employment law firm seeks experienced attorney; litigation experience preferred – a candidate with strong writing, research, analytical and advocacy skills. Applicants must have the ability to multitask with a great attitude, detail-oriented, organized, and have the ability to work independently with supporting supervision. Membership in the Florida Bar is required. Salary is negotiable, excellent benefits. Please send resume, writing sample and a list of references here.


Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck P.C. – Well established, long time Chicago firm representing a wide variety of labor union clients has an immediate opening for an attorney with 3-5 or more years of experience to represent unions and employees in all aspects of union-side and individual employee representation (e.g. NLRB, arbitration, administrative proceedings, state and federal litigation and consultation and advice to our diverse labor union clientele). Applicant should have some degree of actual trial experience (administrative hearings or arbitration is sufficient), court appearances, and excellent research and writing skills. Strong academic background preferred. Ability to “connect” with clients is a must. Admission to Illinois Bar not required but will be expected. Salary is negotiable. Benefits offered. Applications will be treated in confidence, subject to your references. Please send resume and recent writing sample to Stanley Eisenstein, Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck P.C.

Paul T. Berkowitz & Associates, Ltd. – Chicago Loop law firm having a national practice representing labor unions and Multiemployer ERISA Funds – has an immediate opening for a hands-on, outgoing associate attorney who has at least five (5) years of experience in NLRA, LMRDA, etc. Bar membership in Ohio and/or Kentucky a big plus. Computer proficiency is a must, including both legal and non-legal research and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Some overnight traveling will be involved. Salary negotiable, commensurate with experience. Please forward resume, writing sample and references to


The Communications Workers of America (CWA) seeks to hire an attorney with at least four years experience in its District One Legal Department in Manhattan, New York. CWA District One represents employees in the private sector in a variety of industries from telecommunications to healthcare. CWA District One also represents state, county and municipal workers throughout the State of New York. CWA is a progressive and activist union. Successful applicants must show a commitment to the labor movement and social justice. Applicants should have excellent research and writing skills. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to: Gabrielle Semel, District Counsel, CWA District One Legal Department.


UFCW Local 75: Dayton, OH and surrounding areas: The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 75, seeks a self-motivated staff attorney. Local 75 represents approximately 30,000 workers in the retail/food, meat packing and processing, and healthcare industries. Local 75 is headquartered in Dayton, OH, with a jurisdiction along the I-75 corridor, from Lexington, KY to Toledo, OH, and parts of Indiana. The staff attorney will be responsible for handling grievances up to and including labor arbitration, cases before the NLRB, and less frequently, litigation. The position may also require some collective bargaining. Travel within the jurisdiction and surrounding areas required. Commitment to the labor movement and social justice is a must. Salary is negotiable, depending on experience, plus excellent benefits. Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Pamela Newport.