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  • 13 Mar 2021 8:46 PM | Lisette Guzman

    Wong Fleming seeks a litigation associate, with two to four years of experience, for its Princeton, New Jersey office. This candidate should have good organizational and legal analytical skills, have proficient writing ability, be flexible in a fast-paced environment and be a collegial, team player with an understanding of the business interests of our clients and the firm. The firm also seeks a candidate who has high standards for his or her own professional growth and ethical responsibilities, and is capable of producing an excellent work product. We welcome candidates to join one of the largest diverse law firms in the country, representing clients nationwide and globally.

    Please send your law school transcript, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to joconnor@wongfleming.com if you are interested in joining a law firm that represents businesses in commercial and employment litigation, with a focus on creditor's rights and bankruptcy, insurance coverage and defense, employment defense and intellectual property matters.


  • 13 Mar 2021 8:43 PM | Lisette Guzman

    Staff Attorney- Child Welfare/Prevention Representation

    Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison-based statewide non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, has an immediate opening for a staff attorney as part of its Family Representation Project. This unit provides preventative legal representation and social work advocacy to families and children involved in the child welfare system. The attorney will assist families with their child welfare case which may include custody, divorce, orders of protection, safe and affordable housing, public benefits, guardianship, special education, and other issues that help prevent child and parent separation and extended stays in foster care.

    The attorney should have experience working with low-income and vulnerable populations of diverse ethnicities and nationalities. The strongest candidates will have several years of experience in child welfare litigation.

    LSNJ offers a positive workplace (currently remote) among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work. We encourage a supportive team work environment, with work-life balance. Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

    To be considered, send a cover letter describing your interest and related legal background, along with a resume detailing your previous related experience and the states and years of all bar admissions. Please also include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to jobs@lsnj.org. EOE.


  • 13 Mar 2021 8:40 PM | Lisette Guzman

    Supervising Attorney – Immigration

    Removal and Detention Defense

    Legal Services of New Jersey, the statewide coordinating agency for New Jersey’s network of non-profit corporations that provide free civil legal assistance to low income residents, has an immediate opening for an additional supervising attorney to provide supervision on immigration detention cases. The supervising attorney will be responsible for mentoring and supporting our team of attorneys and paralegals on removal and detention cases before EOIR, the BIA, and federal district court. LSNJ is based in Edison, and the positions will require travel to ICE detention facilities and immigration courts in Newark and Elizabeth. The strongest candidates will have several years of experience in removal and detention defense and related federal practice, and supervising other attorneys. Fluency in Spanish will be a highly valued additional capacity.

    LSNJ offers a very positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about securing justice for disadvantaged people. We promote a supportive and collaborative environment, with a healthy work-life balance. Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement contribution plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

    To be considered, send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal and personal background, along with a resume detailing your specific experience in removal and detention defense, and the states and years of all bar admissions. Include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to jobs@lsnj.org. EOE.


  • 13 Mar 2021 8:30 PM | Lisette Guzman

    Attorney – Immigrant Children

    Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison-based non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, has an immediate opening for a staff attorney to provide legal orientations and representation to unaccompanied minors and other immigrant youth. The strongest candidates will have related experience in immigration law or working with children, and strong presentation skills. Spanish fluency is required.

    While currently remote, this position will eventually require regular travel to the Office of Refugee Resettlement shelters in southern New Jersey, and some travel to the immigration courts in Elizabeth and Newark, New Jersey.

    LSNJ offers a very positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about securing justice for disadvantaged people. We promote a supportive and collaborative environment, with a healthy work-life balance. Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement contribution plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

    To be considered, send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal background, along with a resume including the states and years of all bar admissions. Please also include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to jobs@lsnj.org. EOE.


  • 14 Feb 2021 5:06 PM | Jonathan Amira

    Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney is seeking candidates at all levels for multiple practice areas - with a specific need for labor & employment attorneys in their offices, nationwide.

    For further information, please visit Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney's current job listings webpage for attorneys. Available positions as of this post include:

    - Antitrust and Trade Regulation Litigation Associate (all locations).

    - Labor and Employment Associate (Ft. Lauderdale, Philadelphia).

    - Labor and Employment - Litigation Associate (Philadelphia).

    - Healthcare - Litigation Associate (Philadelphia).

    - Commercial Litigation Associate (Miami, Philadelphia).

    Interested candidates may send their resumes to Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Lloyd Freeman (lloyd.freeman@bipc.com) at Two Liberty Place, 50 S. 16th Street, Suite 3200, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2555 for consideration.
  • 13 Feb 2021 9:38 PM | Yessica Pinales

    NYLAG seeks for a Director of People & Culture and Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer. The Director will be responsible for strategic human resource planning to provide NYLAG with the best, diverse talent available and to position it as an employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices, and trends within the non-profit sector. A key component of this position is leading NYLAG’s efforts on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Director will bring HR experience and a passion for people. The Director has direct experience managing labor relations. The Director brings a passion and knowledge of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion best practices and methodologies and is excited to lead the DEI efforts at NYLAG.

    For more information and to apply, GO TO WEBSITE.

    Please submit application, cover letter, and resume at the link above.


  • 13 Feb 2021 9:23 PM | Yessica Pinales

    Legal Services of Northwest Jersey (LSNWJ) seeks an experienced and highly motivated public interest attorney to serve as the Director of Operations for their five-office program providing civil legal assistance to people in need in the northwestern counties of New Jersey.  The position is based in their Somerville office.

    The Director of Operations will assist the Chief Executive Officer in the overall operation of the program, which includes advancement of LSNWJ’s mission; financial oversight; resource development; regulatory and funding compliance; and hiring and professional development of staff.  The Director of Operations will manage the Somerset County office located in Somerville, New Jersey.

    Compensation is based on work experience and qualifications. LSNWJ offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and a 401k retirement plan. 

    To apply, please email resume, references, and cover letter to: gkelly@lsnj.org. Please detail in your cover letter how you believe you meet the needs of the position. LSNWJ invite candidates to include, as well, a statement of how your background and experiences might contribute to the diversity and cultural vitality of LSNWJ. 

    LSNWJ DOO job description updated (002) (002).pdf



  • 12 Feb 2021 2:24 PM | Sylvia-Rebecca Gutierrez (Administrator)

    Santomassimo Davis LLP provides Outside General Counsel™ solutions for mid-cap companies.  

    Santomassimo Davis LLP seeks a lawyer with 5+ years of experience working with corporate and commercial matters of all types, including drafting, analysis and negotiation as well as commercial litigation. This position will allow the lawyer to expand their horizons to include all aspects of our practice, including the areas listed above plus human resources/employment work, corporate advice, commercial real estate transactions and internal investigations/compliance matters, to name a few areas. Santomassimo Davis LLP seeks lawyers who are self-starters, can work independently, and want to grow.

    The position is based in Parsippany, NJ but the right virtual situation would be considered.

    The position is full-time, but would consider temp/temp to perm and part-time candidates.

    To apply, please send your resume and a statement of your interest to resume@ogcsolutions.com(Resumes submitted without a statement may not be considered.)  Please also include your salary requirements or expectations. 

  • 11 Feb 2021 8:20 PM | Lisette Guzman

    The Department of Children and Families is seeking an experienced attorney to function as the Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). The Director of EEO has overall responsibility for the planning, implementation, development, and supervision of the department/agency's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program. Has overall responsibility for ensuring compliance with state and federal statutes, rules, and regulations, Executive Orders and guidelines, as they relate to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action activities including those directed by the Civil Service Commission, Division of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action; does related work as required.

    ISSUE DATE: February 8, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: March 8, 2021

    LOCATION: Department of Children and Families (DCF)

    Office of Equal Employment Opportunity

    50 East State Street

    Trenton, NJ 08625

    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience

    EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with Juris Doctor (J.D.) or a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) degree.

    EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of experience involving the implementation of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and/or civil rights.

    RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only along with other supporting documents. Applicants who possess a degree from a college or university outside the United States must provide an evaluation of one’s transcripts from a recognized evaluation service at the time of submission by the above closing date. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.

    LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

    NOTE: APPLICABLE SPECIAL RE-EMPLOYMENT LIST ESTABLISHED AS A RESULT OF A LAYOFF WILL BE USED BEFORE ANY APPOINTMENTS ARE MADE.

    Electronic Filing:

    Forward a cover letter, resume and transcripts in PDF format to:

    Job.Posting@dcf.nj.gov

    Include the Job Posting # in the subject line of your email

    027-21_DIRECTOR_EEO.docx

  • 11 Feb 2021 8:07 PM | Lisette Guzman

    Vicente Sederberg is looking for an exceptional Land Use Attorney who will be based in our New York and New Jersey offices. This position is a unique chance to get ahead of the curve and become an expert in cannabis law by working with a top mission-driven industry law firm.

    The Land Use Attorney is responsible for managing client cases advising clients on land use, permitting and zoning matters. This position will also maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry laws and regulations, perform legal research, and provide updates to and regularly consult with Senior Associate(s) and Partners.

    Vicente Sederberg offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance coverages 100% paid for by Vicente Sederberg for all of our full-time employees and their dependents. Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance coverages paid 100% for all of our full-time employees.

    We also offer a 401k with 4% company match, paid time off, and paid parental leave.

    Responsibilities of our Land Use Associate include but are not limited to:

     Understand relevant land use laws and regulations and present on behalf of clients to municipal bodies.

     Must be able to attend municipal hearings across New Jersey.

     Maintain familiarity with zoning boards, public hearings, and ordinances.

     Prepare correspondence, memoranda, real estate, and permitting documents.

     Preparation of commercial contracts.

     Advise clients on zoning, permitting, and land use matters.

     Review and analysis of title reports, leases, deeds and real estate documents.

     Focus on various issues involving federal, state, and local cannabis laws and implementing regulations.

     Advise cannabis businesses to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for cultivating, processing, testing,

    transferring, marketing, and selling cannabis products, including advising businesses with respect to the intersection of federal, state, and local laws.

     Monitor changes to regulations and ordinances applicable to the cannabis industry.

     Maintain a comprehensive understanding of rapidly evolving state and local cannabis laws in New York and New

    Jersey and updating team members on relevant developments in laws.

     Provide practical legal advice and support on business matters in a fast-paced environment.

     Act as a liaison with government regulatory bodies and administrative agencies on behalf of clients regarding product issues, inspections, and inquiries.

     Participate in rule-making processes, including drafting comments to regulators.

     Answer complex compliance questions incorporating nuanced areas of state, local, and federal law and providing insight on enforcement and policy trends.

     Advise and consult with all levels of the organization including senior leadership to identify critical legal issues, assess potential legal options, and provide individuals and teams with an analysis and range of possible legal solutions.

     Contribute to the firm’s success by continuously improving client relations, profitability, productivity, and the collective expertise in cannabis law and the industry that defines VS.

    Qualifications:

     Juris Doctorate required.

     Licensed attorney in New Jersey required. Additional licensure in New York and/or Pennsylvania a bonus.

     2-4 years of experience practicing law with a focus on municipal, land use, or administrative law.

     Must have attended and presented at a minimum of 15 municipal or administrative hearings.

     Must be able to work from our NJ or NY office for some part of the week in the future.

     Familiarity with New Jersey cannabis regulations preferred.

     Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with clients, the public, and individuals at all levels of the organization in a positive, collaborative manner.

     Passion for providing unparalleled client service.

     Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, NetDocs, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, DocuSign, and Clio preferred.

     Exceptional organization skills and strong self-motivator with high attention to detail.

     Excellent time and deadline management skills in fast-paced environment and the ability to juggle multiple projects and reprioritize quickly and efficiently.

     Excellent oral and written communication skills.

     Must be able to uphold highest standards of discretion and confidentiality and exercise good judgment on day-to-day decisions.

    Qualified applicants please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to be considered to josh@vicentesederberg.com

    Vicente Sederberg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Land Use Associate_NJ 4826-7632-4315 v.1.docx


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