Recruiting Contact Info

Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
legalcareers@rc.com 

 

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.

Commercial Real Estate Finance Associate

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an associate with one to three years’ experience to join its dynamic and growing Real Estate + Development practice group based in the Boston, Hartford or New York City office. 

Robinson+Cole’s Real Estate + Development practice regularly represents lenders, buyers, sellers and owners in commercial real estate transactions on a national basis.  Representative clients include national banks, mortgage banks, developers, and owners of all classes of real estate assets. In the area of affordable housing and finance, lawyers in our Real Estate + Development Group offer representation in these three areas: Finance, Development, and Public Finance.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of one year of experience representing clients in commercial real estate finance transactions, including construction lending transactions. Strong fundamentals, including experience with or exposure to title and survey review, loan document drafting, and condominium and zoning review are required. Experience with affordable housing, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lender transactions is a plus. Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Admission to the state bar in which the attorney is resident is required.  Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

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

Litigation Associate - Complex Insurance Coverage 

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an associate with 3 to 5 years of complex litigation experience to join its Insurance + Reinsurance Practice Group in its Connecticut, Providence, Boston, or New York City offices.

Robinson+Cole has one of the leading insurance coverage and litigation practices in the United States and supports leading international insurers and underwriters across multiple lines of business, including commercial property, CGL, construction defect, environmental, professional liability and financial lines.    

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience to join our team.  Admission to the bar in which the attorney is resident is required.  Law review experience and/or judicial clerkship experience are preferred but not essential.  The ideal candidate will be expected to assume substantial responsibility for all aspects of case management, including drafting briefs on critical motions, managing discovery, taking and defending depositions, arguing motions, and drafting coverage opinions.  Experience in insurance policy analysis and litigating coverage disputes is preferred but not essential.

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

Insurance Coverage Associate

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an associate with four to six years of experience in insurance policy analysis, preparing coverage opinions, providing coverage recommendations, and drafting reservations and disclaimers to join its Insurance + Reinsurance Practice Group in its New York, NY or Connecticut offices. 

Robinson+Cole has one of the leading insurance practices in the United States, focusing on insurance coverage analysis and litigation regarding commercial general liability, construction defect, professional liability, financial lines, property, and employers professional liability claims. 

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience to join our team.  Attorneys must be admitted in the state where the office in which they work is located, and a New Jersey admission is a plus.  Law review experience and/or judicial clerkship experience are a plus.  The successful candidate will be expected to assume substantial responsibility, including policy analysis, drafting coverage opinions, and similar tasks. 

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

Health Law Staff Attorney

Robinson+Cole an AmLaw 200 law firm is seeking a highly motivated staff attorney for a flexible, off-track position to work with our busy Health Law practice.  Prior experience with health care is a plus but is not required.  Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years’ experience as a practicing attorney, and will have experience drafting and negotiating agreements and documents relating to commercial transactions and general corporate matters.  

This position can be based in any of our offices but could also be remote.  The candidate must be resident in a state where we have employees.  Admission to the bar in the state of practice is required.   Candidates should work well as part of a team, have great attention to detail, and excellent communication and drafting skills.

Long-term or short-term, full-time or part-time positions are available.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience and agreed upon billable hours. 

Click here to apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and transcript.  Your cover letter should include the office of interest, your preference for a long-term or short-term position, a general idea of work hours available per week (i.e., 15 hours, 20 hours, 35 hours, etc.), and should be addressed to:

Christine Cottrell
Senior Legal Recruiting Manager  
Robinson & Cole LLP
1055 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT  06901

Commercial Real Estate Finance Associate - New York City

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an associate with three to four years’ experience to join its Real Estate + Development practice group in its New York City office.

Robinson+Cole’s Real Estate + Development practice regularly represents lenders, buyers, sellers and owners in commercial real estate transactions on a national basis.  Representative clients include national banks, mortgage banks, developers, and owners of all classes of real estate assets. In the area of affordable housing and finance, lawyers in our Real Estate + Development Group offer representation in these three areas: Finance, Development, and Public Finance.

Qualified candidates will have experience representing clients in lenders in commercial real estate finance transactions, including construction lending transactions.  Strong fundamentals, including experience with title and survey review, loan document drafting, and condominium and zoning review are required. Experience with affordable housing, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lender transactions is a plus. Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Admission to the New York bar is required.  Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

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

Managed Care and Employee Benefits Litigation Attorney

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an attorney with a minimum of four years of complex litigation experience to join its Managed Care and Employee Benefits litigation practice. Counsel level position is potentially available depending on depth and breadth of experience and portable business.  The position can reside in any of our ten offices.

Robinson+Cole’s Managed Care and Employee Benefits team provides comprehensive employee benefits litigation services to a wide range of clients and our practice is nationwide.  We represent employers, health insurers, life and disability insurers, and other clients in commercial and claim litigation involving the operation and administration of benefit plans. 

We are looking for a candidate with strong academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience to join our team.  The successful candidate will be expected to assume substantial responsibility, including drafting briefs on critical motions, managing discovery, and participating in depositions and court appearances.  Admission to the state and federal bars in which the attorney is resident is required.  Judicial clerkship experience is a plus.  Experience litigating ERISA benefits and/or insurance coverage disputes is preferred, but not required.

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

Capital Markets Associate

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, is searching for an attorney to join its Capital Markets team in its New York, NY, Stamford, CT, Hartford, CT, Providence, RI or Boston, MA office.

Robinson+Cole's Capital Markets team, part of a larger Business Transactions practice group, represents clients in a broad range of private and public securities transactions; 33” and 34” Act filings; SPAC; initial and follow-on public offerings, mergers and acquisitions; and cross-border transaction between the U.S. and Asia.

Qualified candidates will have three to six years of experience representing issuers and/or underwriters in capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, registered direct offerings, ATM offerings, PIPE transactions and/or SPAC offerings. Candidates should have experience listing securities on NASDAQ/NYSE and/or OTCQB/QX; working with the SEC, FINRA and NASDAQ/NYSE, preparing ’33 and /34 Act filings, representing issuers and placement agents in private offering transactions and corporate governance matters. Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment. Robinson+Cole has a very active and growing capital markets practice and this position represents an opportunity to work and grow with an experienced team that is dedicated to providing exceptional service to its clients.

Admission to the bar in which the attorney is resident is required.  Transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills are also required.

At Robinson + Cole our lawyers and our professional staff work together to provide the best possible service to our clients. We serve as leaders in our communities. The recognition that our people are our greatest asset is the cornerstone of our culture of collaboration, civility and inclusion.

Click here to apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript in attention to Christine Cottrell. 

Bankruptcy Attorney - Wilmington

Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an attorney with at least eight years of experience to join its Bankruptcy and Reorganizations Practice Group in its Wilmington, DE office.  Partner or counsel level position is potentially available depending on depth and breadth of experience and portable business.  The duties of the position include assisting in the following types of matters:

  • Representation of Debtors, Official and Unofficial Committees, creditors and other parties in business bankruptcy matters;
  • Motion practice in Bankruptcy Court, including researching, drafting and analyzing motions, preparing objections and briefs, and assisting in hearings on contested matters as well as omnibus hearings;
  • Adversary proceedings, including pleadings, dispositive motions, discovery and trial preparation.
  • Participating at trial, including preparing witnesses and trial exhibits.

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large firm or equivalent (e.g. clerkship) experience to join our team.  Experience with the Delaware Chancery Court though not required is beneficial.  Admission to Delaware is required. 

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

Land Use/Real Estate Associate - Hartford

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an associate to join its land use practice in its Hartford office.  Qualified candidates will have at least two to four years of experience with zoning and other local, state and federal real estate development permitting and public approval processes.

Robinson+Cole’s Real Estate + Development practice includes more than 30 attorneys who represent businesses, landowners, developers, institutions and government agencies in matters involving land development and transactions both locally and throughout the country.  Our strong land use team includes many attorneys and land use analysts with advanced degrees in city planning or related disciplines. 

We appear regularly before state and local boards and agencies, attend hearings and meet with local officials. We support and encourage our attorneys to be actively involved in their community and in national and regional professional and industry organizations.

Admission to the Connecticut bar is required.  Top academic credentials, excellent writing, research, and communication skills are also necessary. Experience or education as a land use planner is a plus. Since the position requires occasional 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 cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

Construction Associate

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an associate to join its Construction Group in its Hartford, CT; Stamford, CT; Boston, MA; or New York, NY office.

Our construction lawyers have devoted their legal careers to serving the construction industry, and they enjoy national reputations for their work. The Construction Group comprises skilled litigators and transactional attorneys, a combination of talent that affords our clients a breadth of experience and depth. Our lawyers handle a broad range of issues involved in construction projects, including contract procurement and delivery, drafting and negotiating design and construction contracts, and claims and dispute resolution. We work on all types of construction projects, including commercial and industrial buildings, roads, bridges, power, and infrastructure projects.

Qualified candidates will ideally have three-to-five years of experience with commercial contract drafting and negotiation in construction matters, as well as experience with commercial, business or construction litigation matters. Admission to the Connecticut bar is required. Top academic credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

For consideration, please provide a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others) by clicking here. Cover letters should be addressed to:

Christine Cottrell
Senior Legal Recruiting Manager  
Robinson & Cole LLP
1055 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT  06901

M&A Associate

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an M&A associate to join its Business Transactions practice group in its New York, NY, Stamford, CT, Hartford, CT or Boston, MA office.

Robinson+Cole’s Business Transactions practice group represents clients in a broad range of corporate, strategic, financial, and commercial transactions and matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital debt and equity financings; joint ventures; corporate governance; and significant commercial agreements.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of four years of experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction documents relating to mergers and acquisitions, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating merger agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, letters of intent and related agreements. Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Admission to the bar in which the attorney is resident is required.  Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript to Christine Cottrell.

Bankruptcy Associate 

Robinson+Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an associate with three to six years of experience to join its Bankruptcy and Reorganizations Practice Group, based its Wilmington, DE, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, or Hartford, CT office.  The duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the representation of Debtors, Creditors and Official and Unofficial Committees in business bankruptcy and restructuring matters;
  • Drafting and reviewing court filings, including but not limited to motions, memoranda, and complaints;
  • Conducting research and drafting related correspondence, memoranda, and briefs;
  • Attending to all matters related to discovery in contested matters as well as adversary proceedings. 
  • Participating at trial, including preparing witnesses and trial exhibits.

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large firm or equivalent (e.g. clerkship) experience to join our team.  Experience with the Delaware Chancery Court though not required is beneficial.  Admission to the bar in the state of practice is required. 

Click here to apply, please provide a cover letter, resume, transcript, and a writing sample (preferably briefs not edited by others).

Public Finance Associate - Hartford

Robinson+Cole, an AM Law 200 Firm, seeks an associate to join its Public Finance practice group in its Hartford, CT office.

One of the first nationally recognized bond counsel firms in the country, Robinson+Cole has been listed in The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace (Red Book) since the early 1940s and routinely ranks among the leaders, both nationally and regionally, as bond counsel and underwriters’ counsel.

Qualified candidates will have two to five years of experience of representing state and municipal governments in the issuance of tax-exempt and other debt obligations, serving as bond counsel to issuers of general obligation bonds and notes, revenue bonds, tax credit bonds, lease financings, and conduit borrowings including experience drafting bond authorizations, negotiating indentures, advising clients on refunding transactions, arbitrage rebate liability, changes in use of bond-financed facilities, restructuring tax-exempt obligations due to financial distress, and guiding clients through Internal Revenue Service examinations of bond issues, and prior work experience in the banking or consumer finance fields is helpful but not required.  Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.  Admission to the Connecticut bar is required.  Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript.

Health Law Associate

Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an associate to join its Health Law Practice Group in its Boston, MA; Hartford, CT; or New York, NY office. 

Robinson+Cole's Health Law Group consists of a team of experienced health care lawyers trained to advise clients on meeting business objectives within the confines of a complicated legal and regulatory environment. Each member of the Health Law Group understands the urgency of our clients' issues, the complexity of an evolving health care environment, and the challenges of competition, regulation, and resource allocation. We are focused on providing practical and responsive counsel to our clients. We represent the spectrum of health care clients, including hospitals, hospice providers, behavioral health care providers, long-term care facilities, provider networks, durable medical equipment suppliers, ambulatory surgical centers, physicians and other individual providers, home health care agencies, clinics, and outpatient facilities.  We also represent, and actively work with, investors, lenders, investment banks and other intermediaries and advisors in the health care space.

Qualified candidates will have at least five years of experience advising health care providers on transactional and regulatory health law issues. In addition, qualified candidates must have excellent written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills as well as superior academic credentials.  Admission to the bar where the candidate is resident is required.  Top academic credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, a deal sheet or writing sample (preferably not edited by others), and law school transcript.

 

 

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