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Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103 


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.


Lateral Hires

Experienced lawyers looking to grow their practice, take advantage of great legal talent and support, and transition seamlessly into a defined and focused business plan, look no further than Robinson+Cole.

Included in the Firm's expectation that associates will meet a minimum of 1800 billable hours are 1) any approved pro bono hours, and 2) up to 50 hours for time spent on qualifying diversity, equity and inclusion activities. Our hybrid working model is anticipated into the future for continued flexibility for our people while meeting client needs.

Our current opportunities are listed below. If there is not a current opening that matches your interests but you would like to submit your materials, please click here to apply. Your materials will stay on file for future opportunities.


Tax Attorney

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks a senior associate or counsel level attorney to join the Tax + Exempt Organizations group, located in any of its East Coast offices.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years’ experience with the following:

  • Counseling a variety of exempt organizations, both private foundations and public charities, with respect to structure and formation, charitable gift planning, transactional matters, and unrelated business taxable income strategy and planning.
  • Tax structuring and the formation of business entities, registration with tax and other regulatory agencies, and the drafting and revising of operating agreements and other governance documents.
  • Serving as corporate counsel to nonprofit organization clients and representing exempt organization clients in matters before the Office of the Attorney General, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Revenue Services, the Probate Courts, and other authorities.
  • Advising on structure and tax-related issues associated with venture philanthropy collaborations, donor-advised funds, private foundations, and corporations.

Strong academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience are required.  All R+C attorneys must be admitted in the state of their primary office location.

Robinson+Cole has earned a reputation for its special interest in serving nonprofit, or tax-exempt, organizations. These organizations range in size from well-established community organizations with multimillion-dollar annual budgets to start-up organizations with modest levels of financial activity. Our clients include hospitals and health care organizations, private foundations, supporting organizations, educational institutions, social service agencies, cultural and performing arts organizations, religious organizations, trade and professional associations, and public municipalities.

New York Applicants: Please note that the target base salary range for this position for New York based candidates is $235,000 to $245,000. Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's class year, years of experience, skills, qualifications, and office location.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

Labor and Employment Associate 

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 firm ranked #17 in Vault’s “2024 Best Law Firms to Work For,” seeks an associate with four to eight years of employment and/or labor law experience to join its Hartford or Stamford office. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated attorney who wants to be an integral part of a team and build a sophisticated practice focused on counseling, compliance, workplace investigations, training, litigation, representation before state and federal agencies, board advisory work, and labor matters. The successful candidate will work with lawyers regularly recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Connecticut Super Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in America©. Candidates must have excellent legal research, analytical, and writing skills; knowledge and understanding of Connecticut state and federal court procedural and evidentiary rules; proven project management skills; demonstrated ability to work directly with clients to provide quality representation and service; and be able to supervise junior associates and staff.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience providing employment counseling to business leaders, conducting employment diligence, and advising on employment aspects of corporate transactions.
  • Experience defending employment cases with partner oversight including investigating claims, taking and defending depositions, engaging in the discovery process, preparing and arguing discovery, dispositive, and other motions in state and federal court, and representing clients in administrative proceedings.
  • Proficiency in reviewing, advising on, and drafting multi-state workplace policies, employee handbooks, and related projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple litigation and client projects efficiently and effectively including effective management of priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong academic credentials and excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in building a labor and employment practice.

Offering legal services across varying industries and from startups to the Fortune 500, our Labor & Employment team is known for stable, long-lasting client relationships, high-quality legal work, in-person collaboration, and commitment to excellent training. Workplace investigation experience is a plus. Preferred candidates will possess strong academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school and be admitted in multiple jurisdictions. Admission to the Connecticut bar is required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).


 Vault 2023

Firm Among 2023 Best 50 Law Firms to Work For.


Mansfield 2022

Firm Achieves Mansfield 5.0 Certification. View details.