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We feature job postings from Connecticut organizations who share our mission of making Connecticut a more attractive place for attorneys of color and other diverse individuals to practice law and find satisfying professional opportunities.  

Nov 20, 2020

Robinson and Cole: 2 Open Positions

Robinson+Cole, seeks the following:

  • Two Business Transactions Associates with three to five years of experience. Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

  • A Business Transactions Staff Attorney with at least five years of experience as a practicing attorney. Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

  • More information on the above positions can be found here.

Nov 20, 2020

Boehringer Ingelheim: 2 Open Positions

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities. 

 

Director & Sr. Counsel II - BI Venture Fund-2012816  

Description: Provides a broad range of legal services, typically to Clients at the VP level who control business activities and below.  Level of counseling provided requires broader understanding of the impact decisions may have on the overall business, as the risks associated with incomplete advice are high.  Duties include drafting of legal documents and provision of legal counsel.  Should have acquired knowledge of law in at least two specialized areas (e.g., patents, FDA Regulatory, commercial, litigation, etc.) critical to maintaining business operations and be very knowledgeable about the products, competitors and regulatory environment of the company's businesses.  Mentors more junior attorneys in areas of expertise.

The link for candidates to apply/submit their resume online for consideration is: Director & Sr. Counsel II - BI Venture Fund

Associate Director & Sr. Counsel, IP - Animal Health-2011609

Description: Provides legal services to Clients in Boehringer Ingelheim’s Animal Health division, typically at the Executive Director level and below.  Level of counseling provided requires an in depth knowledge of U.S. patent law and practice as well as familiarity with patent prosecution practice in Europe and other jurisdictions.  Duties include preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. as well as managing and coordinating the global prosecution of Boehringer Ingelheim’s patent applications.  Responsibility also includes drafting and reviewing intellectual property provisions in agreements and providing patentability and freedom to operate assessments of internal and third party intellectual property rights. In addition to one area of expertise (e.g., patents) must have begun developing skills and acumen in an additional area of law and have a clear understanding of the Animal Health or related business environment in which legal advice is rendered.  Must utilize legal background, and strong knowledge of the business, to move the business forward by providing sound legal counsel and advice.

The link for candidates to apply/submit their resume online for consideration is: Boehringer Ingelheim Associate Director & Sr. Counsel IP- Animal Health

Oct 27, 2020

Day Pitney - 2 Open Positions

Energy Associate

Day Pitney is seeking an attorney in the Hartford office with 1 - 3 years of transactional experience who is interested in the energy industry. We are open to considering an entry-level associate with a strong interest in energy transactional work. This attorney would assist on energy transactions, including M&A, equity participation, loans, joint ventures, negotiation and drafting of contracts, including power purchase agreements, energy services agreements, engineering, procurement and construction arrangements, and related arrangements associated with the development of energy and infrastructure projects and supporting off-take arrangements. The ideal candidate should have excellent technical, professional and client service skills. In addition, excellent academic credentials and written and oral communication skills are required. Admission to the Connecticut bar or willingness to become admitted is required. 

 

Please apply online to Jill Little at https://www.daypitney.com/careers/jobs/energy-associate-h

 

Investment Management/Private Funds Associate

Day Pitney is seeking associate with 5-10 years of strong investment management and private funds experience to join the Corporate team in our Stamford, CT office. We offer opportunities for candidates looking to grow their practice through involvement in sophisticated work in a collaborative environment. Specific experience should include:

·         Practice focused on formation and structuring of private investment funds, onshore and offshore funds, including hedge funds, fund of funds, fund of fund managers, private equity funds, commodity pools, venture capital funds, real estate funds and other private investment funds

·         Counseling investment managers on federal securities laws, including Investment Advisers act compliance, Securities Act (Regulation D and Regulation S) and 3(c) exclusions under Investment Company Act

·         Counseling advisers on compliance with Commodities Exchange Act (CEA)

·         Experience with registering as an investment adviser under the Advisers Act, registration as a commodity pool operator and commodity trading adviser under the CEA as well as perfecting applicable exemptions for such advisers

·         Experience drafting investment management agreements, PPMs, operating agreements and limited partnership agreements, subscription agreements, and side letters

·         Counseling clients in connection with the preparation of GP and Investment Manager operative agreements including structuring incentive compensation and other employee benefits

·         Partnership tax experience and negotiating ISDA confirmations/prime brokerage agreements a plus

Ideal candidates should have excellent technical, professional and client service skills, and must possess excellent academic credentials and strong written and oral communication skills. Appropriate bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) is also required. 

 

Please apply online to Jill Little at https://www.daypitney.com/careers/jobs/investment-management-pf-associate-s

Oct 16, 2020

Finn Dixon & Herling LLP - 3 Open Positions

Corporate Associate 
Seeking a corporate associate with 3-5 years of general corporate transactional experience. Ideal candidates will have experience in private equity mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, corporate governance, securities and general corporate law matters.

Click here to apply.

Executive Compensation/Employee Benefits Associate

Seeking an associate with 4-7 years of experience in executive compensation and employee benefits. Ideal candidates will have experience in mergers and acquisitions, preferably involving private equity funds.

Click here to apply.

Tax Associate

Seeking a tax associate with 4-6 years of transactional income tax experience. Ideal candidates will have experience with mergers and acquisitions, cross-border issues and the use of partnerships in transaction structures.

Click here to apply.

 

*Outstanding academic credentials and major law firm experience required for all opportunities.

Please forward cover letter, resume, transcript and deal sheet to: recruiting@fdh.com

Oct 16, 2020

IP Associate (Patent – Chemistry) (Boston, MA Office)

IP Associate (Patent – Chemistry) (Boston, MA Office)

McCarter & English, LLP is actively seeking a chemistry patent associate with an advanced degree in chemistry for its offices located in Boston, MA or Stamford, CT. Candidates should have 2-10 years of experience as a patent attorney or patent agent.  Candidates should have an advanced degree in organic chemistry or significant industrial experience of at least five years in organic chemistry. Patent experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus. Candidates must possess  superior academic credentials and 2-6 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting chemistry patent applications.
In addition to admission to at least one State bar, candidates should be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D., possess excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills and have experience in drafting and prosecuting chemistry patent applications. Please send resume and cover letter to recruiting@mccarter.com to the attention of Christine Lydon

Jul 14, 2020

Office of Consumer Counsel: Economist Position

Position Overview: Acts as a working level economic specialist in a state agency on economic matters; assists in the planning, development and improvement of business and commerce in the state; conducts economic studies including research and analysis in industrial, commercial, labor, financial and regulatory areas to develop data related to programs or services of the agency assigned and formulates recommendations concerning these studies; conducts and reviews cost/benefit analyses on economic development programs; studies trends in labor and/or business activity and its components; researches and provides oral and written reports; researches and provides testimony on legislative proposals; develops procedures and econometric tests for improved monitoring of financial institutions; participates in economic model building and forecasting; may perform studies of corporate expansion into Connecticut including site location, fiscal incentives, utilities rates and labor market skills availability; performs related duties as required.

This specific position will:

Acts as a working level economic specialist at the Office of Consumer Counsel performing economic analysis in evaluating various utility and energy programs. Conducts economic studies including research and analysis in industrial, commercial, labor, financial and regulatory areas to develop data related to programs or services of the Office of Consumer Counsel. Studies trends in labor and/or business activity and its components. Develops procedures and econometric tests for improved monitoring of Connecticut’s regulated utility companies and State energy programs. Participates in economic model building and forecasting.  

Click here for all application details

Jun 24, 2020

Boehringer Ingelheim: Director & Sr. Counsel II - Market Access opportunity

Director & Senior Counsel II - Market Access (206854)

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities. 

Director & Senior Counsel II - Market Access-206854  

Description:

 

Primarily partners with the organization’s Market Access department, focusing on government pricing and contracting, Health Economic and Outcomes Research, and communications with Payers.  Additionally partners with the Health Systems organization which is focused on relationships with large integrated health systems.  May also partner with various therapeutic areas on promotional and scientific communications and other strategic initiatives.

 

Provides a broad range of legal services, typically to Clients at the VP level who control business activities and below.  Level of counseling provided requires broader understanding of the impact decisions may have on the overall business, as the risks associated with incomplete advice are high.  Duties include drafting of legal documents and provision of legal counsel.  Should have acquired knowledge of law in at least two specialized areas (e.g., patents, FDA Regulatory, commercial, litigation, etc.) critical to maintaining business operations and be very knowledgeable about the products, competitors and regulatory environment of the company's businesses.  Mentors more junior attorneys in areas of expertise.

 

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Click here for all application details

Jun 23, 2020

DEEP: Energy and Environmental Protection Office Director (Program)

Recruitment #200612-1753MP-001

Location: New Britain, CT

Date Opened: 6/17/2020 4:00:00 PM

Salary: $101,066 - $137,814/year

Job Type: Open to the Public

Close Date: 7/8/2020 11:59:00 PM

Duties specific to this position:

Directs programs and staff activities for the Office of Building and Transportation Decarbonization; works with state agencies, electric distribution companies and key stakeholders to advance electric vehicle adoption and supporting infrastructure; direct analysis of utility-administered conservation and load management programs to ensure effectiveness and achievement of equity goals; foster engagement and program feedback by families and businesses using state conservation services and incentives;  helps develop position recommendations on legislative and regulatory proposals in building and transportation decarbonization; share expertise and coordinate staff participation in GreenerGov Lead By Example efforts, including overseeing state agency data collection, GHG mitigation analysis, and supporting implementation of sustainability projects in state facilities; ensures timely review and implementation of state and federal grants and contracts related to energy conservation programs; performs related duties as required. 

Click here for all application details

Mar 16, 2020

SLSO Staff Attorney for UMass Amherst

SLSO Staff Attorney

Student Legal Services Office

University of Massachusetts Amherst

 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applicants to apply for the position of Student Legal Services Office Staff Attorney.  This position is under the direction of the Director of Legal Services Office (SLSO), provides legal services and education to students and student groups; provides legal counsel to and policy advocacy for student governance bodies and student leaders on issues of concern to the student body; participates in the provision of the community legal education.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal assistance to students, including legal advice and counseling on both rudimentary and complex legal issues, referral to outside legal counsel, legal document preparation ranging from simple legal forms to complex legal documents, representation, mediation, litigation, policy advocacy and lobbying; educates students on legal rights and obligations and the legal process.

  • As a staff member of the Dean of Students Cluster, receives and applies multicultural and diversity education and training; participates in staff meetings and committees; may serve on various University-wide policy committees, boards, and task forces; understands, is committed to and supports customer focused quality services.

  • Collaborates with the Director in providing legal counsel to the Student Government Association, the Graduate Student Senate, their agencies, and Registered Student Organizations.

  • Participates in affirmative legal action and education to obtain "law reform" or other relief on problems common to large numbers of students.  Assists in developing the community legal education program, including an internship program, newsletter, brochures, trainings, lectures, and workshops and involving a preventive-measure approach to promote students' legal rights.

  • Participates in the hiring, supervision, training, and evaluation of staff.  Provides information and perspectives relevant to the development and implementation of SLSO's mission, goals, and objectives.

  • Maintains current working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to the practice of law; participates in peer review and continuing legal education; exercises independent legal judgment in accordance with the Code of Professional Responsibility for the Legal Profession. Also serves on various nation-wide and state-wide policy advocacy committees, boards, and task forces.

  • Understands and contributes to implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a multi-cultural environment.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit your letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses, email and phone numbers of three references by the priority deadline of March 27, 2020. Applicants should apply by the priority deadline in order to ensure consideration.

For more information, or to apply, please visit: https://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/505041/slso-staff-attorney

Mar 09, 2020

Robinson & Cole - 3 Open Positions

  • An Environmental, Energy, and Telecommunications Associate with one to three years of experience. Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).

  • A Labor & Employment Associate with at least two years of employment and/or labor law experience. Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).

  • An Intellectual Property & Technology Associate with three to four years of intellectual property and technology transaction and trademark and copyright prosecution experience. Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

More information on the above positions can be found here.

Feb 10, 2020

Veterans Legal Services Clinic (VLSC) Open Position - Clinical Fellow.

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School is seeking a new clinical fellow. This is a two-year position designed for lawyers with at least two years of practice who are considering a career in law school teaching. Prior experience in veterans law is not required; the clinic's past fellows have had little or no experience in veterans law before joining. Civil rights advocacy and litigation, including class action suits, are at the heart of the clinic. The clinic makes a special effort to assist groups that are marginalized within the military, and those least connected to existing service networks, such as Black and Latinx veterans, veterans who are women, LGBT veterans, veterans with disabilities, survivors of military sexual trauma, and elderly veterans. 

 

If interested, please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Osikhena Awudu, Program Manager, The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, osikhena.awudu@yale.edu. Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2020 but will be reviewed on a rolling basis (early applications encouraged). More information on the position can be viewed here: https://law.yale.edu/sites/default/files/area/clinic/document/lso_fellowship_announcement_2020.pdf. Questions on what the position entails from a clinical student perspective can be addressed to Kath Xu, a third-year law student, at kath.xu@yale.edu (she/her/hers).

Feb 04, 2020

Office of Consumer Counsel Open Positions (2) - Staff Attorney

The State of ConnecticutOffice of Consumer Counsel (OCC) is a small, independent state agency that acts as the advocate for consumer interests in matters which may affect Connecticut consumers relating to electricity, natural gas, water, and telecommunications. The OCC is a statutory party to all proceedings before the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) and is authorized to appear and participate in any regulatory or judicial proceedings, federal or state, in which the interests of Connecticut utility consumers may be involved. In addition to representing consumer interests before PURA, the OCC participates actively in proceedings before federal agencies, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") and the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC"), advocates on behalf of consumer interests in state and federal courts, and promotes the interests of consumers at the Connecticut legislature and in regional and national forums. 

The OCC has two opportunities for Staff Attorney 2 in the New Britain Office. These two positions will have the opportunity to work and participate in cases in administrative and judicial settings, including the opportunity to serve as lead counsel or team leader on matters involving a variety of advanced and complex legal issues related to OCC's statutory responsibilities.

These are full-time, 40 hours per week positions, Monday – Friday. 

Applicants must include a resume within the “Resume Tab” of their application.   

Questions regarding these position should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office:  DEEP.HumanResources@ct.gov or (860) 424-3006.

For more application details and to apply, click here

Jan 08, 2020

McCarter & English - Bankruptcy & Commercial Litigation Associate

Stamford, CT|New York, NY

McCarter & English is actively seeking an ambitious and energetic associate with 2-4 years’ experience with consumer financial services litigation for our New York, NY or Stamford, CT offices. Candidate must have courtroom experience, be motivated, and a self-starter. Applicants should have the utmost integrity and be able to deliver exceptional written and oral advocacy. Candidate must be admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut. Additional admissions are a plus. Please send your resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Christine Lydon, Chief Human Resources Officer, at recruiting@mccarter.com.

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