EEO Statement

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.

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

Legal Administrative Assistant - Hartford, CT 

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Legal Administrative Assistant to support our Insurance Litigation practice.   

This position will collaborate with various internal departments to open, close and reactivate matters, generate inquiries and reports, track and enter time, prepare client bills and respond to client billing inquiries, and complete submissions for expense reimbursements and check requests. Additional responsibilities include managing and organizing the attorney’s practice, including calendar management, scheduling travel arrangements, preparing correspondence, assisting with reception services, facilities requests, and completing special projects as assigned.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of 3 years of legal administrative experience, litigation experience a must
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Power Point and Excel, iManage, Aderant as well as contact management software
  • Experience with federal, CT and NY state court e-filing and complex billing and time entry
  • Advanced skills in document editing and production
  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism during competing deadlines
  • Ability to function independently in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate 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

Fax: (860) 541-4929

E-mail: adminhr@rc.com

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.

Energy Analyst - Hartford, CT

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking an Energy Analyst for its Environmental, Energy and Telecommunications practice in its Hartford office. 

The Energy Analyst is expected to have substantive expertise and procedural knowledge to assist attorneys in researching state public utility commission, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state energy policy agency filings, dockets and proceedings and preparing in-depth analyses and status reports regarding retail energy, electric and natural gas proceedings, initiatives, and policy matters. Additional skills in document management desired as responsibilities may include assisting with document collection, management and production in administrative proceedings and litigation.

This position covers a broad range of tasks related to state level energy and utility regulatory matters and requires the analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills necessary to work as part of a team on complex projects. Candidates will interact with clients, public officials, lawyers, and consultants.  Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in the energy industry preferably in the retail energy field.  The position may require travel by car within the state and region, a driver’s license and access to a car are also required.

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

Land Use Analyst - Hartford, CT

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a Land Use Analyst for its Real Estate & Development practice in its Hartford office. 

The Land Use Analyst is expected to have substantive expertise and procedural knowledge to assist attorneys in researching nationwide local land use/zoning ordinances and preparing in-depth analyses. Additionally, they will assist with applications for review of projects under state regulations and local zoning regulations governing real estate development. The analyst would be expected to do site specific research to identify zoning issues, research municipal project files, and prepare analyses of site development and zoning issues as part of an overall permit analysis for a client. They will propose strategies for securing regulatory approvals and be able to assist the attorneys in presenting a project before a state or local governmental body as well as assisting attorneys with environmental issues that arise in litigation and transactional matters.

This position covers a broad range of tasks related to zoning and land use permitting and requires the analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills necessary to work as part of a team on complex projects. Candidates will interact with clients, public officials, lawyers, surveyors, engineers, architects, and environmental consultants during the land use regulatory process. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in local or state land use agencies or consulting practices as well as a Master’s Degree or equivalent level of education and experience in urban planning or another related field. Since the position requires frequent travel by car within the state and region, a driver’s license and access to a car are also required.

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

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal - New York, NY

The New York office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Paralegal to join our Real Estate team. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of commercial real estate experience assisting attorneys in all aspects of transactional management, document revisions, closing preparation, due diligence review, title insurance company coordination, preparing transaction binders and drafting routine correspondence. Familiarity with commercial mortgage lending and Corporate State filing is preferred. Experience with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac transactions is helpful.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and prior commercial real estate experience required.  Paralegal certificate preferred. New York Notary strongly preferred.  Candidate must be detail oriented, proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, and be highly motivated with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks. Must take initiative, anticipate needs and follow specific detailed procedures. Flexibility for overtime is a must.

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

Managing Clerk - New York, NY

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an experienced Managing Clerk. The Managing Clerk will be responsible for calendaring court filings and e-filing in both state and federal courts. The Managing Clerk will have advanced knowledge of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP), Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP), and State Civil Practice Law and Rules (CVPR).

The Managing Clerk also:

  • Calendars state court deadlines;
  • Reviews and distributes appellate opinions;
  • Answers high-level procedural questions;
  • Distributes new court procedures and rules;
  • Manages service requests, document retrievals, and conventional filings of court documents with various vendors;
  • Assists litigation attorneys and staff with procedural research assignments and reviews and edits document formats for procedural compliance; and
  • Conducts docket research on various systems as required (i.e. Westlaw, PACER, etc.).

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Minimum of 5 years in the Managing Attorney Office (“MAO”) or in-house legal experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent legal research skills and ability to understand and analyze issues, develop alternatives, and implement solutions

For consideration email resume, writing sample, and a cover letter with salary requirements 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.

Business Development & Marketing Manager - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an experienced Business Development and Marketing Manager with law firm experience. The BD&M Manager will work closely with the Chief Marketing Officer and Sr. Business Development Manager and be assigned to practice groups and/or offices to support and advise attorneys and practice group leaders on business plan development, growth initiatives, RFPs/LSPs and drafting/developing marketing materials. The manager is responsible for identifying and driving execution of client development activities and, as needed, providing on-the-ground support for office-specific marketing initiatives and for attorneys based within the assigned geography.

The manager also:

  • Plans, develops, and executes projects and programs that support a practice group’s business plan and tracks/reports status and success;
  • Manages production of pitch packets, proposals, PowerPoint presentations, and RFP responses for the practice group;
  • Coordinates responses to all client requests and interfaces with other firm departments as appropriate;
  • Ensures content and messaging including website, blogs, lawyer bios, membership/directory listings and designed collateral is consistent and up to date;
  • Collaborates with other members of the business development & marketing team to ensure consistent messaging of practice group strengths in all written materials;
  • Oversee and manage execution of practice group sponsorships, client presentations and seminars, client dinners and other events related to the promotion of the practice group; and
  • Manage submissions for practice-specific awards, recognitions and surveys (e.g. Chambers), and other PR-related initiatives to further the awareness and positioning of the firm's practices and lawyers.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of tactical and strategic business development and marketing experience in a legal, consulting, or comparable professional services firm
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, journalism or related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and familiarity with research and client/contact databases
  • Law firm experience strongly desired

For consideration email resume, writing sample, and a cover letter with salary requirements 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.

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. 

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

Immigration Writer - Hartford, CT

Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an Immigration Writer for its Hartford office.  The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in persuasive writing, the ability to analyze and synthesize information, and the ability to conduct factual research to support their writing.  The position will work under the direct supervision of an Attorney with a focus specifically on complex business immigration cases. Experience working in a law firm or with attorneys on legal matters preferred, but not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research, analyze and write complex business immigration cases
  • Translate complex terminology into accessible, compelling, and relevant content for "outstanding researcher" and other petitions to the USCIS
  • Work independently and manage multiple writing projects simultaneously
  • Possess ability to learn immigration law
  • Apply excellent proofreading and editing skills to case-writing content and other materials
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  (English, Writing, Journalism, Literature, or Language Majors preferred)
  • Experience writing factual, persuasive pieces preferred.
  • Experience analyzing factual data and reducing it to writing in a meaningful way preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience writing immigration petitions and correspondence is helpful but not required.
  • Ability to interact with attorneys to finalize written product required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and at least two persuasive writing samples.

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal - Boston, MA

The Boston office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Paralegal to join our commercial real estate team.  Ideal candidates will have at least five years of commercial real estate experience assisting attorneys in all aspects of transaction management, including document review, closing preparation, due diligence review, escrow coordination, preparing transaction binders and drafting correspondence and corporate documents. The candidate should have familiarity with all aspects of commercial mortgage lending and finance transactions. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, as are the abilities to draft settlement statements, and to review title commitments, survey, title insurance policies and endorsements.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and prior real estate experience required.  Paralegal certificate preferred. Massachusetts Notary preferred.  Candidate must be detail oriented, proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, and be highly motivated with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks. Must take initiative, anticipate needs and follow specific detailed procedures. Flexibility for overtime is a must.

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

Insurance Paralegal - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an experienced full-time litigation paralegal with a minimum of five years of complex commercial litigation experience to join our litigation section. The candidate must have working knowledge of federal and CT state court practice and will be expected to assist attorneys in all phases of the litigation process including motion practice, discovery, trial preparation, file analysis, and research.  Experience with e-discovery software is preferred.

Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also 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.  Flexibility for overtime is required. 

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

Commercial and Real Estate Litigation Paralegal - Boston, MA

The Boston office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an experienced full-time paralegal with significant experience assisting attorneys in complex commercial and real estate litigation. The candidate must have working knowledge of real estate and title records and filings, and federal and state court practice, and will be expected to assist attorneys in all phases of the litigation process including motion practice, discovery, trial preparation, file analysis, and research.

The paralegal also:

  • Creates and utilizes paper and electronic document collection, review and production systems and tracking documents with minimal supervision;
  • Coordinates automated litigation support projects through utilization of technology, including database management software (Relativity or similar) and Case Notebook; and
  • Demonstrates ability to manage utilization of litigation databases by case team.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with e-discovery software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility for overtime
  • Candidate must be highly motivated with strong organizational skills (with emphasis on detail)
  • Candidate must possess the ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

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

 

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