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

Robinson+Cole employs many nonlawyer professionals in a variety of areas. These professionals include legal secretaries as well as environmental and land use analysts. In addition, we employ many paralegals in the practice areas of estate planning and probate, business law, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, public finance, and real estate law.

LAA/Receptionist – Stamford

The Stamford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is currently seeking a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant/Receptionist. The Legal Administrative Assistant/Receptionist works at the direction of the office administrator. Responsibilities include main line phone coverage, greeting visitors in a courteous and professional manner, maintaining the schedule for conference center/rooms, coordinating with caterers to manage food orders, and provide backup administrative support to attorneys [working with our Business Center]. Manages administrative tasks, priorities, and projects. Works closely and collaborates with administrative departments and staff. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs general secretarial duties, such as drafting and editing documents, proofreading, submitting expense reimbursements, time entry, etc.
  • Utilizes the most efficient business processes, electronic workflows, technology, available resources (Business Center, Office Services, IT, and practice-specific software/technology) to fulfill the position requirements, deliver timely results, and maximize efficiency.

Qualified candidates will be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong customer service orientation and excellent interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills are required. Must be detail orientated and be able to function independently. Experience with timekeeping, billing, and contact management software is preferred. Experience with state and federal district court filing is a plus. Associate degree in business or a professional studies degree preferred.

To be considered for this position, please click HERE to apply.

Senior Software Engineer – Hartford, CT

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Senior Software Engineer to work in our Information Technology Department for our Hartford office.

This position will be responsible for analyzing, developing, testing and deploying software applications using advanced technical approaches that support strategic plans. Also manages business critical enterprise applications and corresponding platforms.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributes to development of system roadmaps, designing solutions that achieve the published goals.
  • Independently identifies areas that need improvement, producing comprehensive recommendations.
  • Designs prototypes and develops custom applications to user specifications, increasing operating efficiencies, profitability, client service, etc.
  • Creates innovative designs and/or solutions, balancing the cost of effort with the benefit of solution.
  • Develops and supports complex integration processes (including interfaces) using Integration Builder, Boomi, and/or SQL.
  • Ensures that platforms remain current and are operating at optimal performance levels.
  • Constructs and maintains SQL database objects to support custom applications.
  • Develops procedures for testing applications, working directly with Testing Manager.
  • Balances service requests and project tasks appropriately to satisfy customer service needs.
  • Conducts metrics analysis, completes time reporting, and provides summarized status reports.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a computer science or equivalent work experience.  Certifications in the field of application development or architecture design are preferred.
  • Advanced experience in programming concepts and languages, including C#, .NET Core 3+, ASP.NET, Entity Framework Core, HTML/CSS, Microsoft SQL Server development.
  • Expertise with integrating systems, using APIs or direct data access, using tools such as Integration Builder and Microsoft Logic Apps.
  • Proven ability to create and modify tables, views, stored procedures, functions, and jobs in Microsoft SQL Server.
  • A working knowledge of Office 365, web application security, network and server infrastructure, and Active Directory.

Experience with the following is a plus:

  • Microsoft Blazor Server or Blazor WebAssembly
  • SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Office 365 SharePoint Online, Power BI, MS Power Platform and Microsoft Graph
  • Azure DevOps or Git SCM
  • Familiarity with Cold Fusion
  • Developing MS Office Add-ins using VSTO
  • JavaScript Frontend Framework Libraries
  • Agile development processes using tools such as Jira, ClickUp, etc.
  • Legal Financial Systems
  • Previous work in the legal environment

For consideration, please apply HERE.

Security Analyst – Hartford, CT, Remote, Other Office

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Security Analyst to work in our Information Technology Department for our Hartford office. Position could also be remote or in any of our other offices.   

This position will be responsible to help lead and mature the firm’s Information Security Program to meet today’s risk, compliance and governance needs. The Security Analyst is responsible for supporting and maintaining critical security controls, cyber security operations and programs, data compliance and risk management. In collaboration with the firm’s Governance and Infrastructure teams, this position provides continuous assistance in the maturity of existing security programs, development of new programs and assisting the Information Technology Department in maintaining cyber security standards and policies.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, administering and monitoring the following: Antimalware/endpoint security processes and reporting; Network Scanning, processes and reporting; Patch Management processes and reporting; Security Incident Event Management (SIEM); Configuration Management standards, specifically Firewall changes and system hardening; IDS/IPS reporting and SIEM tools; Data Loss Preventing Monitoring and reporting; and Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). Other responsibilities include IT Risk Assessments and reporting; development and maintenance of security metrics, key risk indicators, and reporting; participating in strategy direction alignment and planning; and identifying needs and participating in annual budgeting process.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science or information management.
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a Security Analyst working in InfoSec
  • Security+, CISSP, CISM, CIPT or other industry-accredited certifications are preferred
  • Familiarity with the NIST Cyber Security Framework and/or other InfoSec frameworks
  • Knowledge of common information security and privacy laws and regulations such as 23 NYCRR 500, HIPAA, GDPR and CCPA
  • Experience in firewall configuration, endpoint detection and response systems, network access control, SIEM and log analysis. Specific experience in Cisco Firepower, Umberlla, Identity Services Engine (ISE), Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) and Palo Alto Cortex XDR preferred
  • Expertise in Active Directory administration, Microsoft Azure AD and Office 365, Microsoft server and Linux operating systems and features
  • Expertise in network technologies and protocols, Cisco equipment including iOS, Meraki dashboard, Viptela SD-WAN technologies
  • Strong trouble shooting skills required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required

For consideration, please apply HERE.

Support Analyst – Stamford, CT 

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Support Analyst to work in our Information Technology Department for our Philadelphia and Wilmington offices.   

This position will be responsible for the operational and technical remote and desk-side support of office technology to ensure uninterrupted service to end users with a focus on customer service and continuous improvement.

The support responsibilities of this position may include varying levels of accountability in the following areas: Help Desk support, network maintenance, installation and upgrades, and the implementation of new software programs and operating systems. Specific duties include but are not limited to participating in On Call after-hours coverage rotation; recording, managing, and tracking incident and request resolutions, using the appropriate database/software; configuring and deploying workstations, laptops, and mobile devices in compliance with the Services Department standards; implementing new application programs and operating systems, ensuring consistency with established protocols; and supporting multimedia presentations, meetings, and video conferencing systems.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in an IT support services role
  • CompTIA, ITIL, and MS certifications are preferred
  • Must be amenable to travel to support office moves, provide coverage, and/or implement new technology
  • Must be proficient with all MS Operating Systems, MS Office Suite, MS O365 services, PC hardware, LAN architecture (TCP/IP protocol), remote support systems, anti-virus/malware software, printers/multi-function devices, and cellular devices
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, PC imaging, software deployment systems (SCCM, Prism), WAN architecture, and Unified Communications

For consideration, please apply HERE.

Support Analyst - Wilmington, DE or Philadelphia, PA

Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time Support Analyst to work in our Information Technology Department for our Philadelphia and Wilmington offices.   

This position will be responsible for the operational and technical remote and desk-side support of office technology to ensure uninterrupted service to end users with a focus on customer service and continuous improvement.

The support responsibilities of this position may include varying levels of accountability in the following areas: Help Desk support, network maintenance, installation and upgrades, and the implementation of new software programs and operating systems. Specific duties include but are not limited to participating in On Call after-hours coverage rotation; recording, managing, and tracking incident and request resolutions, using the appropriate database/software; configuring and deploying workstations, laptops, and mobile devices in compliance with the Services Department standards; implementing new application programs and operating systems, ensuring consistency with established protocols; and supporting multimedia presentations, meetings, and video conferencing systems.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in an IT support services role
  • CompTIA, ITIL, and MS certifications are preferred
  • Must be amenable to travel to support office moves, provide coverage, and/or implement new technology
  • Must be proficient with all MS Operating Systems, MS Office Suite, MS O365 services, PC hardware, LAN architecture (TCP/IP protocol), remote support systems, anti-virus/malware software, printers/multi-function devices, and cellular devices
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, PC imaging, software deployment systems (SCCM, Prism), WAN architecture, and Unified Communications

For consideration, please click HERE to apply.

Director of Information Resources and Knowledge Management – Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Director of Information Resources and Knowledge Management to manage our Information Resource Center.

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Director of Information Resources and Knowledge Management plans and set goals and objectives for the future of the Information Resource Center (IRC). This responsibility includes determining the services needed, the most effective way to provide them, and the resources necessary to support them. The Director of Information Resources and Knowledge Management also provides skilled and customized reference services on legal and relevant non-legal topics and manages IRC personnel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides subject matter expertise on digitized research and advancing the Firm’s goals of further digitization research.
  • Plans, prepares, and controls budgets and manages all financial resources in support of the strategic plan and goals of the IRC.  Prepares, justifies, gains approval for, and administers the annual personnel and operational budgets.
  • Manages and directs IRC operations, staff, and facilities. This responsibility includes establishing goals, monitoring statistics, developing work plans, managing facilities, and supervising on a day-to-day basis.
  • Provides skilled and customized reference services on legal and relevant non-legal topics utilizing both print and electronic resources.
  • Oversees knowledge management policies within the IRC, works with other departments to develop KM resources, and advises Firm on KM best practices.
  • Develops programs for training IRC clients in the use of new technology and provide documentation, manuals, and guides.
  • Educates IRC clients in the methodologies of legal research.

Qualifications:

  • MLS: Master of Library Science. JD preferred.
  • At least five years management experience in a law library and/or legal information services, which covers library procedures and all aspects of obtaining, organizing, storing and accessing information in various formats, or the equivalent experience in legal information services settings.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations and apply HERE.

Litigation Paralegal - NYC

Robinson & Cole LLP, seeks an experienced full-time litigation paralegal with a minimum of three years of complex commercial litigation experience to join our litigation section. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of federal court practice and will be expected to assist attorneys in all phases of the litigation process including electronic document review, motion practice, discovery, trial preparation, file analysis, and research.  Experience with e-discovery software, particularly Relativity, is preferred.  Experience with NY and CT state court practice, and ERISA litigation, is a plus. 

The position can be based out of New York City, Stamford or Hartford. Ability to travel to different offices on a limited basis is preferred.         

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also required. Candidate must be highly motivated with strong organizational skills (with emphasis on detail) and the ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. For consideration, please send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations and APPLY HERE

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.