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.

Support Analyst – Stamford, CT 

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Support Analyst to work in our Information Technology Department for our Philadelphia and Wilmington offices.   

This position will be responsible for the operational and technical remote and desk-side support of office technology to ensure uninterrupted service to end users with a focus on customer service and continuous improvement.

The support responsibilities of this position may include varying levels of accountability in the following areas: Help Desk support, network maintenance, installation and upgrades, and the implementation of new software programs and operating systems. Specific duties include but are not limited to participating in On Call after-hours coverage rotation; recording, managing, and tracking incident and request resolutions, using the appropriate database/software; configuring and deploying workstations, laptops, and mobile devices in compliance with the Services Department standards; implementing new application programs and operating systems, ensuring consistency with established protocols; and supporting multimedia presentations, meetings, and video conferencing systems.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in an IT support services role
  • CompTIA, ITIL, and MS certifications are preferred
  • Must be amenable to travel to support office moves, provide coverage, and/or implement new technology
  • Must be proficient with all MS Operating Systems, MS Office Suite, MS O365 services, PC hardware, LAN architecture (TCP/IP protocol), remote support systems, anti-virus/malware software, printers/multi-function devices, and cellular devices
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, PC imaging, software deployment systems (SCCM, Prism), WAN architecture, and Unified Communications

For consideration, please apply HERE.

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

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

The Manager, Associate 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 associate hires, summer associates, legal interns and temporary attorneys, Including overseeing the interview and offer process.
  • Participate in Hiring Committee meetings, including candidate deliberations and decision making. 
  • Utilize legal search software and internal referral program and network 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 associate 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, including yearly updates to NALP forms and legal employer directories

Summer Associate Program and First Year Associates

  • Oversee the OCI process.
  • 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) in collaboration with the Senior Manager, Lateral Partner Recruiting.
  • Work with Firm management to set and oversee Associate Recruiting Budget.
  • Track recruiting statistics for diversity reporting purposes.

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 other offices as needed, particularly the Hartford office during the summer program if not based in that office

To be considered, please click HERE to apply.

Support Analyst - Wilmington, DE or Philadelphia, PA

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Support Analyst to work in our Information Technology Department for our Philadelphia and Wilmington offices.   

This position will be responsible for the operational and technical remote and desk-side support of office technology to ensure uninterrupted service to end users with a focus on customer service and continuous improvement.

The support responsibilities of this position may include varying levels of accountability in the following areas: Help Desk support, network maintenance, installation and upgrades, and the implementation of new software programs and operating systems. Specific duties include but are not limited to participating in On Call after-hours coverage rotation; recording, managing, and tracking incident and request resolutions, using the appropriate database/software; configuring and deploying workstations, laptops, and mobile devices in compliance with the Services Department standards; implementing new application programs and operating systems, ensuring consistency with established protocols; and supporting multimedia presentations, meetings, and video conferencing systems.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in an IT support services role
  • CompTIA, ITIL, and MS certifications are preferred
  • Must be amenable to travel to support office moves, provide coverage, and/or implement new technology
  • Must be proficient with all MS Operating Systems, MS Office Suite, MS O365 services, PC hardware, LAN architecture (TCP/IP protocol), remote support systems, anti-virus/malware software, printers/multi-function devices, and cellular devices
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, PC imaging, software deployment systems (SCCM, Prism), WAN architecture, and Unified Communications

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Director of Information Resources and Knowledge Management – Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Director of Information Resources and Knowledge Management to manage our Information Resource Center.

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Director of Information Resources and Knowledge Management plans and set goals and objectives for the future of the Information Resource Center (IRC). This responsibility includes determining the services needed, the most effective way to provide them, and the resources necessary to support them. The Director of Information Resources and Knowledge Management also provides skilled and customized reference services on legal and relevant non-legal topics and manages IRC personnel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides subject matter expertise on digitized research and advancing the Firm’s goals of further digitization research.
  • Plans, prepares, and controls budgets and manages all financial resources in support of the strategic plan and goals of the IRC.  Prepares, justifies, gains approval for, and administers the annual personnel and operational budgets.
  • Manages and directs IRC operations, staff, and facilities. This responsibility includes establishing goals, monitoring statistics, developing work plans, managing facilities, and supervising on a day-to-day basis.
  • Provides skilled and customized reference services on legal and relevant non-legal topics utilizing both print and electronic resources.
  • Oversees knowledge management policies within the IRC, works with other departments to develop KM resources, and advises Firm on KM best practices.
  • Develops programs for training IRC clients in the use of new technology and provide documentation, manuals, and guides.
  • Educates IRC clients in the methodologies of legal research.

Qualifications:

  • MLS: Master of Library Science. JD preferred.
  • At least five years management experience in a law library and/or legal information services, which covers library procedures and all aspects of obtaining, organizing, storing and accessing information in various formats, or the equivalent experience in legal information services settings.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations and apply HERE.

Human Resources & Recruiting Specialist – Hartford, CT

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking an HR & Recruiting Specialist to work in our Talent Management Department in its Hartford office.   

The HR & Recruiting Specialist is responsible for full cycle recruiting of staff positions along with related human resources projects/tasks. 

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

  • Collaborates with hiring managers throughout the talent acquisition process, including review of position requirements, posting open positions both internally and externally, & sourcing/evaluating resumes.
  • Utilizes internal recruiting system for scheduling interviews, & updating applicant tracking
  • Updates position descriptions as needed based on current business needs and in collaborating with hiring managers
  • Posts job ads on the firm website and other sources based on position requirements. Processes invoices in conjunction with ad placement, maintains contact information for ad sources
  • Sources applicant materials, coordinates with hiring managers, conducts phone screens and responds to inquiries from candidates and internal business units. Ensures applicants are following application procedures and may respond to inquiries from candidates 
  • Utilizes various market data bases to analyze and make recommendations to Director of Human Resources for appropriate salary range for open positions
  • Conducts searches of potential applicants utilizing LinkedIn Recruiter as well as internal applicant tracking system to identify potential candidates, provides results of searches to hiring manager
  • Prepares offer letters, and other communications with candidates as needed. Utilizes DocuSign as well as other systems to provide necessary documents to potential new hires and tracks offer letter deadlines
  • Initiates, and monitors candidate background screen process to be reviewed by HR Generalist or Director of Human Resources
  • Assists HR team with coordination of onboarding and orientation process for new hires.  May participate in orientation sessions with new employees
  • Provides additional support to HR Generalist and Director of Human Resources on various human resources projects, training, and Legal Recruiting as required

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • At least three years of recruiting or human resources experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and Excel required
  • Experience with viRecruit software or other applicant tracking software is preferred

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Litigation Paralegal - NYC

Robinson & Cole LLP, seeks an experienced full-time litigation paralegal with a minimum of three years of complex commercial litigation experience to join our litigation section. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of federal court practice and will be expected to assist attorneys in all phases of the litigation process including electronic document review, motion practice, discovery, trial preparation, file analysis, and research.  Experience with e-discovery software, particularly Relativity, is preferred.  Experience with NY and CT state court practice, and ERISA litigation, is a plus. 

The position can be based out of New York City, Stamford or Hartford. Ability to travel to different offices on a limited basis is preferred.         

Qualifications: 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. For consideration, please send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations and APPLY HERE

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.