Careers

Legal Intern (School Year)

Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, LLP (Seattle), the Pacific Northwest’s largest and oldest union-side labor and employment firm, seeks a paid legal intern for 10-15 hours per week during the school year for our dynamic litigation practice. We are looking for a candidate with an outstanding academic background and demonstrated commitment to social justice and the labor movement. Our clients include, among many others, nurses, hotel, hospital, and homecare workers; flight attendants and pilots; educators; fire fighters; machinists; teamsters; longshore workers; and those in the building trades.

Compensation/benefits: $30 per hour; non-expiring/cashable Paid Time Off; Extended Sick Leave; Paid Birth Leave; 11 paid annual holidays; and parking or transportation allotment.

If you are passionate about representing working people, labor organizations, and other organizations devoted to social justice please submit: (1) detailed cover letter, (2) resume, (3) law school transcript, and (4) three references, c/o David Helfer, Executive Director, to helfer@workerlaw.com. Candidates from diverse backgrounds—including on the basis of race/ethnicity, sexuality and gender identity, religion, and ability—are encouraged to apply. We are open to candidates working remotely. No phone calls, please.

Legal Intern (Summer)

Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt,LLP (Seattle), the Pacific Northwest’s largest and oldest union-side labor and employment firm, seeks a paid summer law clerk for our dynamic litigation practice. We are looking for a candidate with an outstanding academic background and demonstrated commitment to social justice and the labor movement. Our clients include, among many others, nurses, hotel, hospital, and homecare workers; flight attendants and pilots; educators; fire fighters; machinists; teamsters; longshore workers; and those in the building trades.

Compensation/benefits: $1125 per week; non-expiring/cashable Paid Time Off; Extended Sick Leave; Paid Birth Leave; 11 paid annual holidays; and parking or transportation allotment.

If you are passionate about representing working people, labor organizations, and other organizations devoted to social justice please submit: (1) detailed cover letter, (2) resume, (3) law school transcript, and (4) three references, c/o David Helfer, Executive Director, to helfer@workerlaw.com. Candidates from diverse backgrounds—including on the basis of race/ethnicity, sexuality and gender identity, religion, and ability—are encouraged to apply. We are open to candidates working remotely. No phone calls, please.

Associate Attorney (0+ years experience)

Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, LLP (Seattle), the Pacific Northwest’s largest and oldest union-side labor and employment firm, seeks a full-time associate attorney for our dynamic litigation practice. We are looking for a candidate with an outstanding academic background and demonstrated commitment to social justice and the labor movement. Our clients include, among many others, nurses, hotel, hospital, and homecare workers; flight attendants and pilots; educators; fire fighters; machinists; teamsters; longshore workers; and those in the building trades.

Compensation/benefits: $90,000 annual salary; 100% employer-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance for employee and dependents; non-expiring/cashable Paid Time Off; Extended Sick Leave; Paid Birth Leave; 11 paid annual holidays; parking or transportation allotment; 401K eligibility after first year of employment; and a seven-year Partnership track.

If you are passionate about representing working people, labor organizations, and other organizations devoted to social justice please submit: (1) detailed cover letter, (2) resume, (3) law school transcript, (4) writing sample, and (5) three references, c/o David Helfer, Executive Director, to helfer@workerlaw.com. Candidates from diverse backgrounds—including on the basis of race/ethnicity, sexuality and gender identity, religion, and ability—are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.

Attorney (3-5 years experience)

Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt LLP (Seattle), the Pacific Northwest’s largest and oldest union-side labor and employment firm, seeks a full-time attorney to join our dynamic litigation practice. We are looking for a candidate with 3-5 years of experience representing unions or otherwise reflecting a demonstrated commitment to social justice and the labor movement. The ideal candidate will be capable, from day one, of handling complex litigation and arbitration and managing a diverse array of organizational client needs. Our clients include, among many others, nurses, hotel, hospital, and homecare workers; flight attendants and pilots; educators; fire fighters; machinists; teamsters; longshore workers; and those in the building trades.

Compensation/benefits: $100,000 - $125,000 annual salary; 100% employer-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance for employee and dependents; non-expiring/cashable Paid Time Off; Extended Sick Leave; Paid Birth Leave; 11 paid annual holidays; parking or transportation allotment; 401K eligibility after first year of employment; and a seven-year Partnership track.

If you are passionate about representing working people, labor organizations, and other organizations devoted to social justice please submit: (1) detailed cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) three references, c/o David Helfer, Executive Director, to helfer@workerlaw.com. Candidates from diverse backgrounds—including on the basis of race/ethnicity, sexuality and gender identity, religion, and ability—are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.

Attorney (7+ years experience)

Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt LLP (Seattle), the Pacific Northwest’s largest and oldest union-side labor and employment firm, seeks a full-time attorney to join our dynamic litigation practice. We are looking for a candidate with 7+ years of experience representing unions or otherwise reflecting a demonstrated commitment to social justice and the labor movement. The ideal candidate will be capable, from day one, of handling complex litigation and arbitration and managing a diverse array of organizational client needs. Our clients include, among many others, nurses, hotel, hospital, and homecare workers; flight attendants and pilots; educators; fire fighters; machinists; teamsters; longshore workers; and those in the building trades.

Compensation/benefits: $135,000 - $145,000, or consistent with experience; 100% employer-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance for employee and dependents; non-expiring/cashable Paid Time Off; Extended Sick Leave; Paid Birth Leave; 11 paid annual holidays; parking or transportation allotment; and 401K eligibility after first year of employment.

If you are passionate about representing working people, labor organizations, and other organizations devoted to social justice please submit: (1) detailed cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) three references, c/o David Helfer, Executive Director, to helfer@workerlaw.com. Candidates from diverse backgrounds—including on the basis of race/ethnicity, sexuality and gender identity, religion, and ability—are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.