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

Robinson+Cole employs many nonlawyer professionals in a variety of areas. These professionals include legal secretaries as well as environmental and land use analysts. In addition, we employ many paralegals in the practice areas of estate planning and probate, business law, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, public finance, and real estate law.

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.

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Legal Administrative Assistant, Litigation - New York, NY

The New York office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Legal Administrative Assistant to support our 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 and state court e-filing
  • Advanced skills in document editing, legal billing and time entry
  • 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 click HERE to apply.

Senior Manager, Legal Recruiting – Boston, MA; Hartford, CT; New York, NY; or Stamford, CT

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw200 law Firm, is seeking a Senior Manager, Legal Recruiting to join our Talent Management team. Position may be based in Boston, Hartford, New York or Stamford.  The Senior Manager, Legal Recruiting will work collaboratively with the Chief Talent Officer, the Hiring Committee, the Legal Recruiting Coordinator(s) and others on the Talent Management team to develop and implement the Firm’s strategic recruiting goals.

The Senior Manager, Legal Recruiting will work directly with, and report to, the Chief Talent Officer.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Recruiting

  • Lead the legal recruiting function across multiple offices for lateral partner, counsel and associate hires, summer associates, legal interns and temporary attorneys or paralegals. Includes overseeing the interview and offer process.
  • Participate in Hiring Committee meetings, including candidate deliberations and decision making. 
  • Utilize legal search software to facilitate the identification of potential candidates for open positions or to meet strategic initiatives.
  • Increase and enhance knowledge of the Firm through the fostering of relationships with outside recruiters and law schools. Manage relationships with local publications, social media sites, professional organizations, and other resources for posting and distributing job ads. Negotiate recruiting agreements, track candidate submissions and ensure timely payment of vendor invoices.
  • Oversee recruiting database, reporting on evaluation of candidates, for law schools, NALP, and internal reporting. Prepare yearly updates to NALP forms and legal employer directories

Summer Associate Program and First Year Associates

  • Manage the summer associate program, including orientation, events, training and summer associate work coordinator and mentoring programs. Gather feedback on summer associate performance and participate in mid and end of program summer associate evaluations. 
  • Collaborate with team to plan the orientation and onboarding for first year associates. 
  • Serve as a go-to resource for summer and first year associates.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Legal Recruiting Coordinator(s).
  • Work with Firm management to set and oversee Legal Recruiting Budget.
  • Track recruiting statistics for diversity reporting purposes.
  • Special projects as may be requested by the CTO.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of legal recruiting experience at an AmLaw Firm, with a minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role
  • A bachelor’s degree is required; a J.D. or other advanced degree is preferred
  • Understands attorneys, law Firms, law students and the legal recruiting market
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pro-active, self- motivated, organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize competing demands on time
  • Ability to travel to Hartford office if not based in that office

To be considered, please click HERE to apply.

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal - Hartford, CT; Stamford, CT; or Boston, MA

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking full-time Paralegals to join our Real Estate team in Hartford, CT and Stamford, CT. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 4-5 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 commercial 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. Connecticut 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 college transcript and cover letter with salary requirements.

Office Administrator - Boston, MA

The Boston office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw200 firm, is recruiting for a full-time Office Administrator. The Office Administrator will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the Boston and Providence offices, including supervision of all legal administrative and office support staff and will report to our Director of Office Administration, based in our Hartford office. The Office Administrator will drive the implementation of initiatives which support the changing needs of the firm and work in partnership with central administrative departments, as well as peer Office Administrators to drive efficiency and champion best practices.

In addition to overseeing the hiring and staffing of office support in the Boston and Providence offices, the Office Administrator will also be responsible for managing the office budget, managing vendor relationships and invoices, office space including buildouts, moves and renovations, and facilitating communication of practice needs to the staff and to central administrative departments.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of seven years of experience in a professional services firm managing staff and have excellent project management skills.  A four-year degree is preferred.  The successful candidate will understand the service industry, have familiarity with law firm technology and processes, as well as demonstrate effective communication skills, adaptability and have experience managing work flow and implementing process efficiencies.  This position will require occasional travel to the Providence and Hartford offices.

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Litigation Support Project Manager – Hartford, CT

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Litigation Support Project Manager to work in our Information Technology Department in its Hartford or New York office.   

The Litigation Support Project Manager is responsible for consulting and supporting technology needs throughout the litigation life cycle to provide the highest-quality services to the case teams and clients. As a hands-on technician, this role will participate in processing, analytics, or trial support as needed to meet service deadlines. As a project manager this role will consult with and advise case teams of best practices and appropriate applications of technology to facilitate accurate and cost-effective review and production workflows. This role will also foster relationships with, engage and manage 3rd party vendors as needed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates with case teams providing assistance from initial case consultation to early data assessment to data filtering and document production, providing subject matter expertise and a superior work product.
  • Administer, train on and troubleshoot Litigation Support software suite
  • Collaborates with Litigation Support Manager to establish best practices.   Works with Litigation Support team to adopt all new processes and techniques into job responsibilities.
  • Serves as a liaison between IT, attorneys, clients, and vendors to ensure that case management goals and objectives are not compromised; maintains open communication with stakeholders (attorneys, clients, paralegals, vendors); follows up and tracks key milestones.
  • Evaluates, identifies, and leverages appropriate technologies to service the needs and characteristics of each case.
  • Coordinates the evaluation, demonstration and training of technologies for legal teams that support the entire discovery life cycle, from preservation through production.
  • Develops and documents processes or training materials used by legal teams as guidelines enabling them to provide efficient, quality service to their clients. Provides user support and training on both off-the-shelf and proprietary software and manages relationships with technology vendors.  

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related field; or relevant equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5+ years as an eDiscovery project manager or relevant technical or business work experience.
  • Relevant experience with eDiscovery lifecycle software (Relativity or other document review platform, Thompson Reuters Case Notebook or other case and transcript management software, Trial Director or other trial presentation software.)
  • Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA) preferred
  • Understanding of Litigation Support and eDiscovery principles and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new technologies, to understand the value-added, and pass that knowledge to others
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills required; ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, composed manner
  • Strong systems analysis and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and quality control
  • Must be flexible and able to handle multiple assignments as well as adjust to shifting priorities
  • Strong troubleshooting, decision-making, follow-up, follow-through, and priority setting skills; demonstrated ability to practice good judgement
  • Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

IT Infrastructure Engineer - Hartford, CT

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Infrastructure Engineer to work in our Information Technology Department in its Hartford office.   

Infrastructure is foundational to all design, development, implementation, support, and production for the firm. The infrastructure engineer is responsible for designing and implementing LAN, WAN, WLAN, voice, Internet, security, and video solutions that follow architecture standards and best practices while working with the infrastructure team to establish supporting capability, capacity, and redundancy. Is also responsible for documentation, problem analysis, and resolution. In addition, works closely with and mentors the infrastructure analyst. Provides support for existing infrastructure services and project-based work leading to the development and deployment of new infrastructure services.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: Resolving incidents and problems with technology solutions as needed; performing validation and redundancy testing after changes; providing service and support during business and nonbusiness hours on a rotating 24/7, on-call schedule; serving as one of the primary points of contact for telecommunication carriers and service providers; coordinates circuit design, provisioning, installation, and troubleshooting; and maintaining complete inventory, configuration, and documentation of new and existing deployed infrastructure.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or information management. The following industry-accredited certifications are strongly preferred: MCSA, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), CCNA, and CCNPA
  • Minimum of five years of experience as an infrastructure engineer and experience supporting and maintaining data networks in multiple sites
  • Expertise in Active Directory administration, Microsoft Azure AD and Office 365, Microsoft server and Linux operating systems and features
  • Expertise in network technologies and protocols, Cisco equipment including iOS, Meraki dashboard, Viptela SD-WAN technologies Law firm experience strongly desired
  • Expertise in Cisco Unified Communications Manager
  • Experience in security related technologies including firewall configuration, endpoint detection and response systems, network access control, SIEM and log analysis.  Specific experience in Cisco Firepower, Cortex XDR, Cisco ISE preferred
  • Strong trouble shooting skills required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Experience drafting project plans, writing documentation using MS Office and Visio required

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

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 local land use/zoning ordinances nationwide 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. 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 issues that arise in real estate 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 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 resume, cover letter with salary requirements, college and graduate school transcripts and writing sample.

Business Development & Marketing Coordinator - Hartford, CT and Boston, MA

The Hartford and Boston offices of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, are each seeking a Business Development & Marketing Coordinator to help with all aspects of business development and marketing efforts for various practice groups and outer-office locations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists with the execution of marketing and business development strategies, plans, projects and branded events.
  • Supports the development of collateral materials, such as group descriptions, attorney biographies, practice area capability statements, web content, and proposal contents.
  • Collaborates with the Business Development + Marketing Managers & Specialists to draft, develop, and produce error-free content, relating to Legal Services Profiles and Request for Proposals. Collects and maintains database of representative experience for assigned practice groups.
  • Documents business development activities for assigned practice groups and attorneys. Assists with the maintenance of mailing lists in InterAction.
  • Responsible for the production and distribution of legal updates, announcements, sponsorship advertisements, and news items related to practice groups and offices.
  • Assists with the development of industry surveys submissions to various outlets and legal directories.
  • Works closely with partners and Business Development + Marketing Communications Specialist to implement media plans.
  • Prepares marketing materials as needed for use at events and coordinates premium items, mailings, and follow-up.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent online research capabilities and thrive in a deadline-driven environment. Candidates should have administrative, professional development, or marketing experience in a large organization, preferably in a professional services environment. Strong computer skills are desirable. Understanding of the importance of delivering exceptional customer service to lawyers and clients is required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred, with a focus on business or marketing and project management and an interest in legal, commercial, or business issues are desirable. Experience with InterAction and CRM a plus.

For consideration, please click HERE to apply for the Hartford position or click HERE for the Boston position..

Legal Administrative Assistant/Business Center Specialist - Any Office

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Legal Administrative Assistant with litigation experience to join our Business Center evening team as a Business Center Specialist with a work schedule of 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm.

The Business Center Specialist works at the direction of the Business Center Team Lead.  Produces quality work product using specialized software, equipment, and specific procedures.  Provides assistance to timekeepers and staff on a call center like basis as tasks relate to complex document creation and editing, e-filing in federal and state courts, and use of software to create tables of authorities, tables of contents and closing binders.

Responsibilities and expectations 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 and Adobe Pro
  • Experience with Connecticut and Massachusetts federal and state court e-filing a must
  • Advanced skills in document editing and time entry
  • 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 click HERE to apply.

 

 

EOE/AA

 

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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