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Our busy Boston or Portland, ME offices have an opportunity for an attorney with at least 3 years of employment litigation and advice experience to join the firm’s expanding practice on a reduced hour basis (approximately 20 – 30 hours a week) as a non-shareholder track attorney working in either our Boston or Portland, ME offices. The attorney will need to be admitted both in Massachusetts and Maine and will be expected to perform all the duties of a traditional law firm attorney but will not be responsible for personal business development. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, motions and pleadings, attending court conferences, handling discovery-related activities and investigations, and drafting of position statements and dispositive motions, employee handbooks, policies, etc. This role has the potential to become full-time if performance and future hiring needs support it.


  • Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Massachusetts and Maine. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice.
  • Candidates must have 3+ years of labor and employment experience, preferably at a law firm but in-house experience will be considered.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills are required.
  • Outstanding academic credentials preferred (Top 25% of class).

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