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The firm currently has openings in our Washington, D.C. office for a labor and employee benefits associate and a benefits associate. These positions offer an excellent salary, commensurate with experience, and outstanding benefits, including 100 percent employer-paid health insurance and a 401(k) plan with a generous employer contribution and match. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, short writing sample and law school transcript to Scott Seedorf and Jennifer Simon, at sseedorf(at)odonoghuelaw.com and jsimon(at)odonoghuelaw.com.
Washington, D.C. Office (2 Positions)
Labor and Employee Benefits Associate
O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue LLP, one of the oldest and largest union-side labor and employee benefits firms in the United States, has an opening in its Washington, D.C. office for an associate attorney with two (2) to seven (7) years’ experience in union-side labor law and/or employee benefits law. The successful candidate will perform both labor and employee benefits work.
On the labor side, the successful candidate’s responsibilities will include advising and representing international, intermediate and local unions on everything from organizing new contractors and members to administering the organization’s internal affairs, policies and programs. Candidates with experience practicing before the NLRB and its Regions will have immediate opportunities to help workers win the right to a union in organizing campaigns.
On the employee benefits side, the candidate’s work will include assisting benefit plan personnel, trustees and unions with the full range of issues faced by all types of employee benefit plans, including drafting and review of plan documents, service provider contracts and participant communications.
There will also be opportunities to represent clients in litigation, arbitrations and other venues.
All applicants should share the firm’s deep-seated belief that working people deserve strong unions and employee benefit plans, and its commitment to provide such unions and plans with exceptional legal representation. In addition, applicants should possess a strong academic background, superior analytic, research and writing skills, and the ability to work well with clients and fellow attorneys.
ERISA Compliance Associate
O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue LLP, one of the oldest and largest union-side labor and employee benefits firms in the United States, has an opening in its Washington, D.C. employee benefits practice for an ERISA compliance attorney with a minimum of three (3) years’ ERISA compliance experience (or one (1) year of ERISA compliance experience and an LL.M. in Taxation and/or a Certificate in Employee Benefits Law).
The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include providing advice to benefit plan personnel, trustees and unions on the full range of issues faced by all types of employee benefit plans, drafting and review of plan documents, service provider contracts and participant communications, and representing employee benefit plans and boards of trustees before federal courts and regulatory agencies.
Applicants should possess a deep understanding of ERISA, IRC, HIPAA, the ACA and other applicable law, a strong academic background, superior analytic, research and writing skills, and the ability to work well with clients, administrators, other employee benefit plan professionals, and fellow attorneys.
Points of Contact
Applicants for associate positions may submit cover letters and resumes to Scott Seedorf and Jennifer Simon. Individuals who are interested in summer associate or law clerk positions may submit cover letters and resumes to Michael Powers.