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.

Business Transaction and Public Finance Associate - Hartford, CT

Robinson+Cole, an AM Law 200 Firm, seeks an attorney to join its Business Transactions and Public Finance practice groups in its Hartford, CT office.

Robinson+Cole’s Business Transactions practice group represents clients in a broad range of corporate, strategic, financial, and commercial transactions and matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital debt and equity financings; joint ventures; corporate governance; and significant commercial agreements.

One of the first nationally recognized bond counsel firms in the country, Robinson+Cole has been listed in The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace (Red Book) since the early 1940s and routinely ranks among the leaders, both nationally and regionally, as bond counsel and underwriters’ counsel.

Qualified candidates will have one to three years of experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction documents relating to mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, commercial lending, and corporate finance matters.  Candidates will also work on public finance matters.  Experience representing state and municipal governments in the issuance of tax-exempt and other debt obligations is advantageous but not required.  Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.  Admission to the Connecticut bar 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 - 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 experience required.

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

Labor and Employment Associate - Hartford, CT

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an attorney with at least two years of employment and/or labor law experience to join our Hartford office.  Robinson+Cole offers a full array of employment law services to employers: counseling, litigation, immigration, benefits, labor relations, and training. We assist clients not only with addressing pressing legal concerns, but in proactively examining policies and practices to minimize future issues and increase compliance with the laws applicable to the employee-employer relationship.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of state and federal labor and employment laws and experience representing employers in a wide variety of employment related matters including discharge and discrimination issues, contract and grievance administration, personnel policies and handbooks, affirmative action compliance, employee discipline, wage and hour issues, disability and reasonable accommodation, family and medical leave, unemployment, employment contracts, severance and separation agreements, individual terminations and reductions in force, and workplace health and safety issues required.  Litigation experience is preferred but not required.  The candidate must possess superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and be admitted to the Connecticut bar. 

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

Real Estate Associate - New York, NY

Robinson+Cole’s dynamic and growing real estate practice seeks an attorney to join its New York City office. 

Robinson+Cole's real estate practice encompasses a spectrum of real estate transactional and related matters, representing a range of clients, including multinational corporations; institutional, public, and private lenders; retailers; state agencies; bonding authorities; schools; commercial and multifamily developers; health care institutions; hotel chains; and manufacturers.  Robinson+Cole also advises for-profit developers, nonprofit organizations, housing authorities, and redevelopment agencies on acquisition, development, management, and financing of affordable housing projects, and is a premier firm in representing lenders and other participants in complex affordable housing financing transactions.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of four years of experience representing clients in real estate lending matters with an emphasis on representing lending institutions in connection with commercial real estate financing or affordable housing financing transactions. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and construction lending experience is a plus.  Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Admission to the New York bar 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 law school transcript.

Business Transactions Associate

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an attorney to join its Business Transactions practice group in its Providence, RI; Hartford, CT; or Boston, MA office. 

Robinson+Cole's Business Transactions practice group represents clients in a broad range of corporate, strategic, financial, and commercial transactions and matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital debt and equity financings; joint ventures; corporate governance; and significant commercial agreements.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction documents relating to mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, commercial lending, and corporate finance matters  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.

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).