EEO Statement

Robinson & Cole LLP is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal opportunity to qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class in accordance with all applicable laws.

Careers for Staff

At Robinson+Cole, our top-notch team of administrative professionals deliver high quality services across a variety of disciplines including: finance, operations, information technology, business development, paralegal, and legal administrative assistant support services. Our professional staff play an integral role in the overall success of our firm and our ability to meet the needs of our clients. Our culture is one of professionalism, teamwork, and collegiality, where creativity and strategic thinking are valued. We welcome the opportunity to tell you more about our firm. 

Current Needs

Energy Monitoring and Reporting Specialist

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking an Energy Monitoring and Reporting Specialist for its Environmental, Energy and Telecommunications practice. 
The Energy Monitoring and Reporting Specialist  will assist attorneys in  reviewing state public utility commission, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state energy policy agency filings, dockets and proceedings and preparing detailed status reports regarding retail energy, electric and natural gas proceedings, initiatives, and policy matters. 
This position requires great attention to detail, as well as organizational skills and the ability to synthesize data in an organized and comprehensive manner. We are looking for a self-starter who has the interpersonal skills necessary to work as part of a team. Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required.  Experience in the energy industry preferably in the retail energy field is a plus.  For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements will be considered, including part-time hours, or the possibility of a temp-to-perm position.
Click here to apply, please include a resume, cover letter with salary requirements and desired schedule (if applicable), college transcript (if applicable), and a writing sample.
 

Business Center Specialist - Any Office

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Legal Administrative Assistant with litigation experience to join our Business Center evening team as a Business Center Specialist with a work schedule of 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm.

The Business Center Specialist works at the direction of the Business Center Team Lead.  Produces quality work product using specialized software, equipment, and specific procedures.  Provides assistance to timekeepers and staff on a call center like basis as tasks relate to complex document creation and editing, e-filing in federal and state courts, and use of software to create tables of authorities, tables of contents and closing binders.

Responsibilities and expectations include but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of 3 years of legal administrative experience, litigation experience a must
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Power Point and Excel, iManage and Adobe Pro
  • Experience with Connecticut and Massachusetts federal and state court e-filing a must
  • Advanced skills in document editing and time entry
  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism during competing deadlines
  • Ability to function independently in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate a plus

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Attorney Career Development Manager - Hartford, CT; Boston, MA; New York, NY; or Stamford, CT

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw200 law firm, is seeking an Attorney Career Development Manager to join our Talent Management team. Position may be based in Boston, Hartford, New York or Stamford. The Attorney Career Development Manager will work collaboratively with the Chief Talent Officer, Practice Group Leaders and Talent Management Team to further the Firm's strategic objectives to develop, retain and advance highly accomplished and dedicated attorneys.

The Attorney Career Development Manager will work directly with, and report to, the Chief Talent Officer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Career Development

  • Develop and refine benchmarks for Associates at different levels in each practice area and monitor progression
  • Regularly review utilization and productivity of attorneys across the firm
  • Monitor work allocation and assignments to provide for (i) substantive knowledge and skills development; (ii) achievement of benchmarks; and (iii) an appropriate mix and variety of matter, client and partner exposure
  • Support the CTO and Practice Group Leaders with balancing the business's staffing needs and client service considerations with attorney career development goals
  • Identify attorney specific training and coaching needs
  • Consider creation of shadowing program and/or additional development mechanisms
  • Assist CTO with preparation for and administration of attorney career development plans and meetings
  • Monitor market developments relating to attorney career development

Feedback and Evaluations

  • Oversee Associate and Counsel evaluation processes
  • Explore additional feedback programs (e.g., real time feedback, 360° reviews)

Attorney Onboarding and Integration

  • Assist with onboarding and integration of new attorneys
  • Work with Practice Group Leaders and CTO to ensure appropriate work flow to new attorneys
  • Assess new attorney training and development needs

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support Firm Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee and initiatives
  • Special projects as requested by the Chief Talent Officer

Requirements:

  • J.D. strongly preferred, with at least 5-8 years of experience at an AmLaw firm
  • Absent J.D., equivalent prior experience in law firm Professional Development field will be considered
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Understands attorneys, law firms and the legal market
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pro-active, self- motivated, organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize competing demands on time
  • Ability to travel to other offices

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Legal Administrative Assistant - Boston, MA

The Boston office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Legal Administrative Assistant to support our Litigation practice.

This position will collaborate with various internal departments to open, close and reactivate matters, generate inquiries and reports, track and enter time, prepare client bills and respond to client billing inquiries, and complete submissions for expense reimbursements and check requests. Additional responsibilities include managing and organizing the attorney’s practice, including calendar management, scheduling travel arrangements, preparing correspondence, assisting with reception services, facilities requests, and completing special projects as assigned.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of 3 years of legal administrative experience, litigation experience a must
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Power Point and Excel, iManage, Aderant as well as contact management software
  • Experience with Massachusetts federal and state court e-filing
  • Advanced skills in document editing, legal billing and time entry
  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism during competing deadlines
  • Ability to function independently in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate a plus

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Legal Administrative Assistant - Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Legal Administrative Assistant to support our Litigation and Bankruptcy practices.

This position will collaborate with various internal departments to open, close and reactivate matters, generate inquiries and reports, track and enter time, prepare client bills and respond to client billing inquiries, and complete submissions for expense reimbursements and check requests. Additional responsibilities include managing and organizing the attorney’s practice, including calendar management, scheduling travel arrangements, preparing correspondence, assisting with reception services, facilities requests, and completing special projects as assigned.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of 3 years of legal administrative experience, litigation and bankruptcy experience a must
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Power Point and Excel, iManage, Aderant as well as contact management software
  • Experience with federal and state court e-filing
  • Advanced skills in document editing, legal billing and time entry
  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism during competing deadlines
  • Ability to function independently in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate a plus

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Director of Business Development - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Director of Business Development to work in our Business Development & Marketing Department.   

The Director works closely with the Chief Marketing Officer in setting strategic objectives for the department and supervise all firm-wide business development initiatives in alignment with overall firm goals and objectives. The Director will develop a deep understanding of the practice groups’ strengths and market differentiators, including their client base and key market trends.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: engaging in the day-to-day oversight of the business development team and coordinate closely with marketing team members to prioritize projects; and develop efficiency improvements; assigning and monitoring assignments and projects of the business development team; executing strategies that will help advance the Firm's strategic plan, grow revenue, retain clients, and build and protect the Firm’s brand and reputation, including: leading the business development team to support practice groups on business plan development, ensure consistent implementation of key client service, growth and entertainment initiatives; and ensure consistent alignment of practice group strengths in all messaging including website, blogs, lawyer bios, membership/directory listings and designed collateral; and overseeing lateral integration program and ensure consistent onboarding of lateral partners including integration of their clients into the firm and cross-selling their clients to our lawyers and vice versa.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related field
  • Minimum 10+ years of tactical and strategic business development and marketing experience in a legal, consulting or comparable professional services firm
  • A focus on business or marketing and project management and an interest in legal, commercial, or business issues
  • Law firm experience strongly desired
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and familiar with research and client/contact databases
  • Demonstrated leadership, resourcefulness, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to:

Human Resources

E-mail: adminhr@rc.com

 

EOE/AA

 

Robinson & Cole LLP is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal opportunity to qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class in accordance with all applicable laws. Robinson & Cole LLP offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical, dental, paid vacation, paid sick days, a 401K plan and a variety of other benefits.

 

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