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Private Client Services Department: Associate
Wiggin and Dana LLP seeks a trusts and estates associate to join its 16 lawyer department. With trusts and estates partners in CT, NY and Florida, this is an excellent professional development opportunity for a mid-level associate with a strong background in estate planning, including sophisticated drafting, international estate planning and estate and trust administration. The associate will be given significant responsibility for matters, including client contact. Candidate must possess excellent organizational, verbal, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills. Bar admissions in Connecticut, New York or Florida.
We are looking for a Marketing Assistant/Coordinator to maintain and develop pitch and marketing materials, including social media and web presence and handle administrative tasks in support of the Marketing and Business Development team. You will work closely with the Chief Marketing Officer, attorneys and secretaries to ensure that materials such as attorney biographies, practice descriptions and experience lists are kept up to date. You will assist in the preparation of pitch presentations. You will support the Marketing Managers with the coordination of events logistics, both behind the scenes and on-site at firm events. You will also manage invoices, reimbursements and scheduling for the department, document production, editing and proofreading.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors’ Degree in communications, marketing or related field and at least one year working experience. Will consider energetic, creative, tech-savvy, upbeat individual who has an interest in marketing and the legal field. This position requires a highly organized, detail-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written abilities. A great benefit package is offered. Click here to apply.
We are looking a Staff Accountant to work in its New Haven office. Candidates must have 1+ years of general accounting experience, preferably in a service organization. This position requires a person who has a high level of discretion, is an independent professional with strong analytical and communications skills. Must have excellent computer skills including MS Excel and accounting software programs. A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required. Experience with Elite Enterprise is a plus. Click here to apply.
We are looking for someone with strong organization skills and attention to detail to provide our IP group with patent prosecution support and maintenance of the docketing system. The ideal candidate will have patent prosecution experience, familiarity with docketing software, preferable CPI and a college degree. Strong technology skills are required. Please include cover letter with your resume. Click here to apply.
Labor, Employment and Benefits Department, Immigration and Nationality Law and Compliance Practice Group: Business Immigration Associate
We are seeking an associate to join our expanding New Haven-based business immigration and nationality law and compliance team (future option to work in other office locations possible). Although we are willing to train an attorney who can understand and execute immigration law through a business and compliance lens, the preferred full-time candidate will have substantive hands-on experience working with a variety of employer clients to analyze eligibility and compliance requirements and craft cases on behalf of employees including but not limited to: nonimmigrant (E, H, J, K, L, O, P, TN, etc.) and immigrant (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3) visa petitions; PERM, AOS/IV, and naturalization applications; and RFE/audit responses. The position involves independently managing cases, coordinating with paralegals, and being in direct contact with clients to counsel through the employee immigration life cycle. Excellent writing, communication, and organization skills required, along with having or obtaining CT bar admission. Part-time or contract attorneys may be considered.
Administrative Assistant - Legal
We are looking for someone who can work independently, utilizing resources to complete assignments accurately and efficiently. This position supports busy lawyers who are looking for strong administrative support. The ideal candidate works well under pressure, is able to prioritize assignments and will do what is necessary to get the job done. While legal experience is helpful, it is not a must. Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite along with an affinity for computer software is required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred. Please include a cover letter with your resume. Click here to apply.
Corporate Department: Associate
Corporate associate for our New Haven or Stamford office. Qualified candidates will have four to six years of law firm experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction documents. Experience with M&A or other complex corporate transactions is crucial, and experience with securities law compliance and corporate governance matters is desired.
Corporate Department: Associate
Corporate associate for our New Haven or Stamford office. Qualified candidates will have one to three years of law firm experience assisting with complex corporate matters. Experience with M&A or other complex corporate transactions is preferred.
Labor, Employment and Benefits Department: Employee Benefits Associate
Employee Benefits Associate for our Hartford, New Haven or Stamford office. Qualified applicants will have 4+ years of experience in all aspects of employee benefits, qualified and non-qualified plans, voluntary correction procedures, welfare plans, Affordable Care Act compliance, executive compensation, and the employee benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
Real Estate Department: Associate
Seeking an associate for our Hartford or New Haven office. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of three years of commercial real estate transactional experience, including commercial leasing experience. All applicants must have excellent writing skills and top academic credentials.