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Senior Labor & Employment Litigator-Tampa-Vault/AmLaw Top 25- 7+ yrs exp

Full Time

Senior Labor & Employment Litigator


Location: Tampa, Florida

Employer: Vault/AmLaw Top 25 firm-Labor & Employment practice

Experience Requirement: 7+ years experience in complex and challenging L&E work with an emphasis on federal court litigation. Must have substantial experience managing L&E cases and clients, have significant experience with trials, dispositive motions, and expert and fact witness depositions (preferably in federal cases) and be strategically and analytically minded. Experience as a judicial law clerk (United States District Judge preferred).

Key Characteristics:

  • Outstanding opportunity for highly-qualified candidate motivated to achieve long-term success in an excellent practice and office of an Am Law 100 law firm

Academics: JD from a nationally recognized law school in the top 10% of class as well as law review, moot court, or trial team.

Bar Admission Requirement: Florida

Compensation: Top of market based on office location/experience

Signing Bonus: Yes

Listing Contact:

Ken Klawans, President
Office: 800-200-9950 Ext. 701
Cell/Text: 310-299-1030



Listing ID: 51281SLL

Important note to all potential candidates

Carlyle Search Group recruits for many of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the world. These firms have become “biglaw” because they hire the very best and brightest. You should only inquire about this opportunity if you are exceptional.

You must possess ALL of the following if you are seeking to lateral into one of the biglaw firms we work with:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to set priorities, manage expectations and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent/polished legal writing/drafting skills
  • Possesses strong attention to detail
  • Strong people/interpersonal skills including an ability to interface effectively with all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to competently and professionally interface with business partners of all levels of seniority
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic/willingness to work hard
  • Dependable
  • High degree of maturity
  • Possesses a strong desire to learn and expand legal skill set
  • Keen interest and enjoyment of complex transactions
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Excellent research abilities
  • Willingness to accept significant responsibility
  • Comfortable working directly with clients
  • Dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality legal services
  • Team player
  • Self-starter who is sharp, quick to pick up new concepts, takes initiative and willing to dig in and become an “expert” as needs arise
  • Flexibility and adaptability with respect to assigned tasks and engagements due to changing deadlines, deliverables, and task priorities
  • Ability to take a practical approach to the practice of law taking into account the dynamics of a deal and the needs of the particular clients
  • Possesses leadership skills
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