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.

Legal Administrative Assistant - Transactional - NYC

The New York office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, is seeking a full-time highly skilled Legal Administrative Assistant to support our business transactional practice group.  Knowledge of litigation is a plus.

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 3 years of legal administrative experience
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Power Point and Excel, iManage, Aderant as well as contact management software
  • 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
  • Litigation experience a plus
  • Mandarin speaking a plus, but not required

Please include resume and cover letter with salary requirements and APPLY HERE

Litigation Paralegal - NYC, Hartford or Stamford, CT

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.         

Experience Required: 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 email resume, writing sample, transcript, and a cover letter with salary requirements and APPLY HERE

LAA/Receptionist - Wilmington, DE

The Wilmington office of Robinson Cole is looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to assist attorneys, analysts, paralegals, and the office administrator/supervisor. This position will manage administrative tasks, priorities, and projects and is the critical point of contact for managing the ongoing relationships of attorneys, clients, and the firm. This role also works closely and collaborates with administrative departments and staff. 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs general secretarial duties, such as typing, proofreading, filing, photocopying, drafting documents, faxing, scanning, and answering phones.
  • Communicates with Records & Conflicts and Billing to open and reactivate matters as needed.
  • Maintains client and general files and closes files in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with Billing and Collections regarding client billing inquiries. Generates inquiries and reports to assist the attorney with quoting fees for upcoming work.
  • Enters time on a daily basis in compliance with firm policies, edits prebills, and submits bills for processing to meet billing deadlines.
  • Maintains up-to-date contact information in attorney’s Outlook contacts and maintains firm-level information in InterAction.  
  • Uses the Web Bio Updates workflow to submit changes to attorney bios. Updates and consistently maintains attorney mailing lists (including holiday cards). Links contacts in InterAction mailing lists for legal updates and invitations to events and reaches out to contacts.
  • 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.
  • Answers a multi-line phone, greets visitors, schedules conference rooms and handles food orders and set up for meetings.
  • Takes inventory of office supplies.
  • Assists with reception services.  Supports peers and takes on special projects as assigned by the Office Administrator.

Requirements

Candidates should have a minimum of three to five years of legal secretarial experience and be proficient in the MS suite of products, particularly MS Word. Must be able to type 75 wpm as well as possess accurate spelling, language, and proofreading skills. Must be able to transcribe dictatin. A high school education is required. A minimum two-year associates degree in business or a professional studies degree is preferred. To be considered APPLY HERE

Business Immigration Paralegal - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, is seeking two full-time Business Immigration Paralegal with a minimum of two years of experience to join our Immigration practice. Our lawyers, experienced in all aspects of immigration law, represent Fortune 100 and Global 500 companies, as well as small businesses, new ventures, and nonprofit organizations, including hospitals and universities.  Our firm provides a full range of immigration legal services. We regularly prepare submissions to all applicable government agencies and assist clients with employment eligibility verification and compliance.

The ideal candidate will have experience preparing all types of Immigrant (EB1, EB2, and EB3 petitions), PERM applications and Nonimmigrant (E, H, J, L, O, and TN) petitions.  Experience working with the immigration case-management system INSZoom is a plus.

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are 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 include a resume and a cover letter with salary requirements and apply HERE

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal - Stamford, CT

Robinson & Cole is seeking a full-time Paralegal to join our Real Estate team in NYC and Stamford, CT. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 4-5 years of commercial real estate experience assisting attorneys in all aspects of transactional management, document revisions, closing preparation, due diligence review, title insurance company coordination, preparing transaction binders and drafting routine correspondence. Familiarity with commercial mortgage lending and Corporate State filing is preferred. Experience with commercial Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac transactions is helpful.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and prior commercial real estate experience required.  Paralegal certificate preferred. Connecticut Notary strongly preferred.  Candidate must be detail oriented, proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, and be highly motivated with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks. Must take initiative, anticipate needs and follow specific detailed procedures. Flexibility for overtime and ability to drive to Stamford, CT office minimum of 3 times per week. 

Apply Here - please include a cover letter with salary requirements.

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.