Careers for Staff

At Robinson+Cole, our top-notch team of administrative professionals deliver high quality services across a variety of disciplines including: finance, operations, information technology, business development, paralegal, and legal administrative assistant support services. Our professional staff play an integral role in the overall success of our firm and our ability to meet the needs of our clients. Our culture is one of professionalism, teamwork, and collegiality, where creativity and strategic thinking are valued. We welcome the opportunity to tell you more about our firm. 

Current Needs

Business Immigration Paralegal - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Business Immigration Paralegal with a minimum of two years of experience to join our Immigration practice.

Our lawyers, experienced in all aspects of immigration law, represent Fortune 100 and Global 500 companies, as well as small businesses, new ventures, and nonprofit organizations, including hospitals and universities.  Our firm provides a full range of immigration legal services. We regularly prepare submissions to all applicable government agencies and assist clients with employment eligibility verification and compliance.

The ideal candidate will have experience preparing all types of Immigrant (EB1, EB2,  and EB3 petitions ), PERM applications and Nonimmigrant ( E, H, J, L, O, and TN) petitions.  Experience working with the immigration case-management system INSZoom is a plus.

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Candidate must be highly motivated with strong organizational skills (with emphasis on detail) and the ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure in a fast paced environment. 

Robinson & Cole LLP is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal opportunity to qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class in accordance with all applicable laws.  Robinson & Cole LLP offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical, dental, paid vacation, paid sick days, a 401K plan and a variety of other benefits.

Click here to apply, please include a resume, writing sample and a cover letter with salary requirements.

Temporary Business Development & Marketing Assistant - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, is seeking a Temporary Business Development & Marketing Assistant to support marketing events and digital communication efforts, including the website, blog posts, and social media.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with all aspects of firm-hosted event sponsorships, receptions, and seminars including invitation coordination, promotion on website and social media, list generation and RSVP tracking
  • Coordinate civic and charitable sponsorship entitlements and attendance, including payment, promotion on web and social media, logo and advertisements as appropriate
  • Assist in drafting announcements, news items, and event posts for the website and social media platforms
  • Assist with proofreading, formatting presentations, editing, printing, binding, and delivery
  • Update data in the Firm’s marketing contact relationship management (CRM) database, including the review and creation of mailing lists used for direct mail campaigns

Qualified candidates must be database and digitally savvy. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are required. Basic graphic design skills and a familiarity with graphic design software (i.e., Adobe InDesign) a plus. Experience with InterAction and CRM a plus.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations to:

Human Resources Manager
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
E-Mail: adminhr@rc.com
Fax: (860) 541-4929

Human Resources Generalist - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, is seeking a full-time enthusiastic Human Resources Generalist to join the HR Team.

Working closely with the HR Manager, the Human Resources Generalist will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations and initiatives of the Human Resources team.  The HR Generalist has responsibilities in the following functional areas:  recruitment and onboarding, benefits administration, HRIS management and employee relations.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the talent acquisition process including sourcing & reviewing resumes, scheduling & conducting interviews, and facilitating background screen checks.
  • Provides backup administration of benefits programs (medical, dental, vision, retirement, etc.).
  • Ensures delivery of new hire welcome materials and follows up on the completion of new hire documentation.
  • Coordinates onboarding activities including initiating the provisioning steps and ensuring completion prior to new hire arrival.
  • Serves as HR system subject matter expert, with continuous attention to detail while processing and maintaining HRIS system modules.
  • Performs ad hoc reporting for the HR team and other leaders.
  • Manages all employee files including creating and archiving files as needed.
  • Administers various vendor relationships including staff milestone anniversary gift program and parking.
  • Assists employees, supervisors and managers with basic interpretation of HR policies and procedures as well as responds to employment verifications.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years of Human Resources experience preferred, benefits administration experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices
  • Experience with HRIS systems, preferably ADP Workforce Now
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and computer data entry
  • Excellent organizational skills, team player and detail oriented

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations to:

Human Resources Manager
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
E-Mail: adminhr@rc.com
Fax: (860) 541-4929

Robinson & Cole LLP is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal opportunity to qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class in accordance with all applicable laws.  Robinson & Cole LLP offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical, dental, paid vacation, paid sick days, a 401K plan and a variety of other benefits.

Chief Talent Officer - Hartford, CT

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a Chief Talent Officer in its Hartford office. While working with the existing leadership in the various functional areas, this position will oversee talent acquisition, professional development, HR operations and compliance, diversity and inclusion and employee engagement initiatives. We are seeking a candidate who can foster an organizational culture dedicated to professional excellence, exceptional client service and mutual respect and play a critical role in sustaining the firm’s commitment to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Human Capital Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an advisor for all human capital functions by developing and implementing best practices, policies, technology solutions, and process efficiencies that support organizational goals
  • Work with the Diversity & Inclusion Committee to establish a D&I strategy for the Firm on recruiting and retention
  • Respond to employee relations matters and consult with the Firm’s employment counsel on such matters
  • Lead employee engagement projects
  • Oversee benefits administration processes and communication
  • Promote the Firm internally and externally. Travel to other offices is expected to be an ambassador of the Firm.

Talent Acquisition Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Firm leaders to oversee recruitment of lateral associates, first-year associates, summer associates, legal interns, and administrative talent
  • Spearhead the hiring of lateral partners in consultation with the Managing Partner and Practice Group Leaders, focusing on the strategic needs of the Firm
  • Oversee all aspects of the first-year and summer associate programs
  • Build and manage relationships with recruiting agencies
  • Build relationships and drive efforts to enhance law school on campus recruiting
  • Oversee yearly updates to NALP forms and other legal employer directories
  • Support Firm Committees to oversee and compile survey tools, prepare budgets, plan special events, and provide other support as needed in furtherance of the Committee goals and objectives

Coaching & Developing Responsibilities:

  • Implement employee coaching, mentoring, reverse mentoring, and development strategies to support high-performance outcomes
  • Coach managers and leaders on performance reviews, performance improvement plans and interviewing skills
  • Lead the orientation, onboarding, and integration programs
  • Collaborate with Firm Leaders to establish goals and benchmarks for development, training and learning initiatives for all levels of employees within the organization
  • Ensure attorney practice-specific training needs are met and are in alignment with the professional development needs of the Firm
  • Partner with Firm Committees in support of their Professional Development initiatives for retreats and other committee specific events
  • Direct the firm-wide ethics CLE programs, overseeing and communicating CLE requirements across multiple offices and jurisdictions and maintaining CLE provider status for major jurisdictions
  • Identify, develop and analyze opportunities to maximize employee performance and incentivize exemplary employee behavior

A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred, JD highly preferred. Must have 10+ years of progressive leadership roles in a law firm or similar professional services industry. The ideal candidate should have experience defining and transforming human capital strategy into tactical execution and implementation in order to drive business outcomes forward. Knowledge of talent management best practices, change management, and process improvement outcomes is required. Knowledge of CLE requirements, employment regulatory standards and compliance, and HR technology solutions is also required.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations to:

Human Resources Manager
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
E-Mail: adminhr@rc.com
Fax: (860) 541-4929

Robinson & Cole LLP is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal opportunity to qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class in accordance with all applicable laws.  Robinson & Cole LLP offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical, dental, paid vacation, paid sick days, a 401K plan and a variety of other benefits.

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