Now Hiring Commercial Litigation and/or Non-Union Employment Litigation Attorney

The Axelrod Firm, PC is hiring! The Axelrod Firm is a woman-owned law firm based in Philadelphia. Our firm is a member of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms, an organization of some of the finest law firms in the country representing major corporations, non-profit organizations, and governmental entities, and offers a collegial, upbeat, and diverse and inclusive working environment.

We are looking for an outstanding attorney who is looking to grow with us. Candidates must have 6-15 years of experience, including experience in a law firm setting, handling in Pennsylvania state and federal courts, either Commercial Litigation and/or (non-union) Employment Litigation on behalf of employers and related counseling. Candidates who also have a book of business in one or both fields are strongly preferred, and candidates who have also practiced in New Jersey state and federal courts are preferred.

Applicants should feel competent/comfortable litigating cases. This includes: creating a case strategy; drafting responsive pleadings; preparing and responding to discovery; preparing motions; appearing in court and/or before administrative agencies; preparing regular status reports and maintaining regular client communications; taking and defending depositions; preparing for and attending hearings, including the trial; and maintaining an eye on the calendar to do so in a timely and professional manner.

The ideal candidate will have excellent legal writing skills, in-depth knowledge of The Blue Book and proper legal citations, and an entrepreneurial spirit, and will appropriately review and follow the Rules of Civil Procedure. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will be organized, work with a sense of urgency, be a team player, and have a real sense of ownership over his or her work.

The base salary range will be $125,000-$140,000 for the position, with the potential for more, based on experience and the amount of business brought into, and collected by, the Firm.

Qualifications:

  • JD;
  • Admitted to PA and NJ (or to PA only);
  • Strong legal writing and research skills;
  • Able to work with urgency and in a timely manner; and
  • 6-15 years of experience, including experience in a law firm setting, handling in Pennsylvania state and federal courts, either Commercial Litigation and/or (non-union) Employment Litigation on behalf of employers and related counseling.

We are looking for someone client focused, likeable / personable, with strong communication skills (in writing and orally), integrity, reliability, discipline, and with a team player attitude.

Cover letter (addressed to Lisa Savitt) and resume required for initial application. Writing sample will be required in advance of an interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Base salary range: $125,000-$140,000, with the potential for more, based on the amount of experience and business brought into, and collected by, the Firm.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Nights, as needed
  • Weekends, as needed

Experience:

  • 6-15 years of experience, including experience in a law firm setting
  • Commercial Litigation or Non-Union Employment Litigation Defense and Counseling: At least 6 years (Required)

License:

  • PA Bar (Required)
  • NJ Bar (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Potential percentage of business brought into, and collected by, the Firm

Work Location:

  • Philadelphia

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Company’s website:

  • www.theaxelrodfirm.com

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/TheAxelrodFirm/

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19
  • Must appear in-person in court and at hearings as needed