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Associate Attorney – Investigations & Resolutions


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Associate Attorney – Investigations & Resolutions

Portland, ME

Associate Attorney – Investigations & Resolutions (Portland, ME/Remote)

Bernstein Shur is seeking an associate attorney with one to three years of labor/employment law experience to join our Investigations & Resolutions team within our Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Portland, Maine office.  This team of attorneys is trained to conduct neutral, external investigations for a broad range of clients including educational institutions, companies, non-profit organizations, and state and local governmental entities. Frequently this team investigates highly sensitive complaints including complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual assault, Title IX violations, discrimination, harassment, and bullying.

DESIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least one year of labor/employment law experience conducting investigations as an unbiased and neutral party, preferably with experience leading Title IX investigations in educational settings or investigating / prosecuting criminal domestic abuse or sexual abuse cases;
  • Superior writing and emotional intelligence skills and knowledge of trauma-informed interview practices; and
  • An ability to work independently and simultaneously on multiple projects.

Applicants should hold an active J.D. degree. This role can be based in a remote work location.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: All Bernstein Shur employees are required, as a condition of employment, to show proof of their Covid-19 vaccination or their eligibility for an exemption under the firm’s vaccination policy.

BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Group life and disability insurance
  • Financial wellness program
  • 401K employer match and profit sharing
  • 3 weeks paid vacation starting on day 1
  • Paid sick time
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Mobile data reimbursement
  • Free parking

ABOUT BERNSTEIN SHUR

Our 125+ award-winning attorneys and professionals are driven, dominant, and deliver results. The ideal candidate will have a growth mindset, strive to achieve the highest level of professional excellence, and thrive in an atmosphere that’s collaborative, authentic, and respectful. We have exceptionally high standards for everything we do, and we’re looking for high-energy candidates who want to make a big impact. We work together to continually raise the bar and put our clients’ interests first. In 2021, Bernstein Shur was named one of Maine’s Best Places to Work for the tenth time. It’s a reflection of our values and firm-wide commitment to create a culture that believes in diversity, flexibility, and family-friendly policies. Simply put, we desire to do great work—and have great lives.

Bernstein Shur is an equal opportunity employer.

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Don’t see the right opportunity yet? Email your resume to:

DIRECTOR OF ATTORNEY RECRUITING

Rebecca Asen
attorneyrecruiting@bernsteinshur.com 207 774-1200

All inquiries held in strictest confidence.

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