Lateral Hires

Experienced lawyers looking to grow their practice, take advantage of great legal talent and support, and transition seamlessly into a defined and focused business plan, look no further than Robinson+Cole.  Our current opportunities are listed below.  If there is not a current opening that matches your interests but you would like to submit your materials, please click here to apply.  Your materials will stay on file for future opportunities.

Intellectual Property & Technology Associate 

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an associate with three to four years of intellectual property and technology transaction and trademark and copyright prosecution experience to join its Intellectual Property and Technology Law Practice Group. 

We are looking for a candidate with at least three years of experience on:

  • Trademark and copyright prosecution, counseling and enforcement matters including prosecuting, maintaining and enforcing trademark and copyright applications and registrations, counseling on brand management and copyright protection matters, assisting with resolution of ownership rights and disputes, advising on the establishment of trade secret programs, and counseling clients on packaging labeling, promotional and advertising matters
  • A range of intellectual property and technology transactional matters, including structuring, drafting, revising, and negotiating a wide variety of agreements related to intellectual property and technology including software and IP license agreements, research and development agreements, strategic alliance agreements, maintenance, support and other service agreements,  sponsorship agreements, and other intellectual property and technology agreements. The candidate will also assist on intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions.

Candidates will be located in Hartford, CT or New York, NY.  Candidates should have: superior academic credentials; excellent writing and analytical skills; hard-working and a self-starter with excellent attention to detail; and 3-4 years of law firm experience.  Admission to the bar in the state of residence is required.    

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

Health Law Attorney - New York, NY

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an attorney to join its Health Law Practice Group in New York, NY. 

Robinson+Cole's Health Law Group consists of a team of experienced health care lawyers trained to advise clients on meeting business objectives within the confines of a complicated legal and regulatory environment. Each member of the Health Law Group understands the urgency of our clients' issues, the complexity of an evolving health care environment, and the challenges of competition, regulation, and resource allocation. We are focused on providing practical and responsive counsel to our clients. We represent the spectrum of health care clients, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, provider networks, durable medical equipment suppliers, ambulatory surgical centers, physicians and other individual providers, home health care agencies, clinics, and outpatient facilities.

Qualified candidates will have at least five years of experience advising health care providers on transactional and regulatory health law issues. In addition, qualified candidates must have excellent written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills as well as superior academic credentials.  Admission to the NY bar is required.  Top academic credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, please include cover letter, resume, writing sample (preferably not edited by others), and law school transcript.  

Business Litigation Associate - New York, NY

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an associate with two to four years of complex litigation experience to join its Business Litigation Practice Group in its New York, NY office. 

Since its founding in 1845, Robinson+Cole has been recognized for its trial practice. Today, nearly a third of the our lawyers engage in trial work across a far-ranging variety of areas, with the geographic reach of our practice meeting the regional, national, and global nature of our clients' operations. Our trial practice combines the substantial resources of a large firm with the depth of trial experience, efficient staffing, and responsiveness of a trial boutique.

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience to join our team.  Admission to the New York bar is required.   Law review experience and/or judicial clerkship experience are a plus.  The successful candidate will be expected to assume substantial responsibility, including drafting of briefs on critical motions, management of discovery, depositions and court appearances. 

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).  

Construction Attorney

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an attorney to join its Construction Group in its Hartford, Boston, New York, or Stamford office.

The Construction Group comprises skilled litigators and transactional lawyers. Many of our lawyers have been rated by their peers as leaders in the field of construction law. We represent clients in all aspects of construction projects varying in sizes and complexity and have teamed with members of high-profile construction projects throughout the country and the world.

Qualified candidates will have at least six years of experience handling commercial, business or construction litigation matters.  Experience with commercial contract drafting, negotiation, and construction law is a plus, but is not required. Admission to the bar in the attorney’s office of residence is required.  Top academic credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).

Finance Associate 

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an attorney to join its Finance practice group in its New York, NY; Stamford, CT, Hartford, CT, Boston, MA or Providence, RI office. 

Robinson+Cole's Finance practice group represents lenders and borrowers in a variety of highly sophisticated secured and unsecured financing transactions, including transactions secured by, or based on, all manner of real estate and personal property. We work with banks and their special finance and merchant banking affiliates, as well as with insurance companies, venture and opportunity funds, financial subsidiaries of major industrial corporations and other financial intermediaries. Our Finance Group works with clients in a broad range of industries such as health care, waste management, retail, broadcast and cable television, affordable housing, cellular telephone and radio, real estate development, timeshare finance, energy, sovereign tribal nations, employee benefit plans, electric, gas and water utilities, municipal finance and financial services. We are familiar with the particular financing needs of these industries as well as with specialized collateral such as securities, real estate, vessels and aircraft.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of six years of experience in all aspects of secured and unsecured bank, mezzanine and other senior and subordinated lending, working with borrowers, banks, funds and other lenders.  The ideal candidate will have experience with subordination and intercreditor arrangements, negotiating financial covenants and intercreditor matters inherent in mezzanine financing, perfecting  collateral, advising private equity clients in connection with leveraged buyouts and refinancings, representing financial institutions in connection with secured loans to individuals, or their investment vehicles. Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Admission to the bar in which the attorney is resident is required.  Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and transcript.

Litigation Associate (ERISA) 

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an associate with at least three years of complex litigation experience to join its Litigation Section in its New York, NY or Stamford, CT office. 

Robinson+Cole is one of the few firms in the Northeast and Florida with a specific team of lawyers and nonlawyer professionals who focus on advising and defending employers, plans, and life, health and disability insurers in connection with claims for employee welfare benefits and administration of benefit plans governed by ERISA.

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience to join our team.  The successful candidate will be expected to assume substantial responsibility, including drafting of briefs on critical motions, management of discovery, depositions and court appearances.  Admission to the bar in the state of residence is required.  Law review experience and/or judicial clerkship experience are a plus.  ERISA benefit litigation experience preferred.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).

Litigation Associate - Hartford, CT

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an associate with at least three years of complex litigation experience to join its Litigation Section in its Hartford, CT office. 

Robinson+Cole is one of the few firms in the Northeast and Florida with a specific team of lawyers and nonlawyer professionals who focus on advising and defending employers, plans, and life, health and disability insurers in connection with claims for employee welfare benefits and administration of benefit plans governed by ERISA.

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience to join our team.  The successful candidate will be expected to assume substantial responsibility, including drafting of briefs on critical motions, management of discovery, depositions and court appearances.  Admission to the CT bar required.  Law review experience and/or judicial clerkship experience are a plus.  ERISA benefits litigation experience preferred, but not required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).

Insurance Coverage Litigation Associate - Hartford, CT

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an associate with at least three years of litigation experience to join its Insurance + Reinsurance Practice Group in its Hartford, CT office.  Robinson+Cole has one of the leading insurance practices in the United States, focusing primarily in insurance coverage litigation for property casualty and life, health, and disability insurers.  

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience to join our team.  Admission to the Connecticut bar is required.   Law review experience and/or judicial clerkship experience are a plus.  The successful candidate will be expected to assume substantial responsibility, including drafting of briefs on critical motions, management of discovery, depositions and court appearances. 

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).

Recruiting Contact

Lisa M. Vooys, RP
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
legalcareers@rc.com