Careers

FordHarrison offers attorneys and staff the opportunity to work with experts in all areas of employment litigation, labor relations, employee benefits, and business immigration.

  • Benefits

    At FordHarrison, by hiring the most qualified candidates, we are able to provide our clients with the highest level of service. Whether you are an experienced attorney, just out of law school, or an administrative professional, FordHarrison offers advantages such as professional development and training initiatives, competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and collegial work environment. In an ever-changing world of labor and employment law, it is important to be a part of a growing national practice that knows no boundaries.

    FordHarrison benefits include: medical insurance with prescription drug benefits, substantially subsidized by the firm; Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance; pre-tax Cafeteria Plan; Flexible Spending Accounts, Healthcare Spending Accounts with firm contribution; long term and short term disability; self-directed 401(K) with firm match; leave time and holidays; paid parking (where applicable); and firm matched qualifying charitable contributions up to $500 per year per employee.  Attorneys also benefit from professional liability insurance, continuing legal education, state bar and local affiliation dues and in-house continuing legal education opportunities. 

    FordHarrison is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status. 

  • Attorneys

    Since 1978, FordHarrison has grown from a handful of lawyers in one office to more than 200 labor and employment lawyers practicing in 30 offices across the country, including five of counsel affiliates. FordHarrison offers experienced attorneys the opportunity to work with experts in all areas of employment litigation, labor relations, employee benefits, and business immigration. Our marketing department partners with attorneys to develop personal business development plans and utilize marketing tools and resources to promote client and business development. If you are looking for an opportunity to pursue labor and employment law with a well-established and growing firm, FordHarrison may be the beginning of a long and satisfying career.

    Partner Opportunities. If you are interested in exploring partner opportunities with the firm, please contact Wendy Gomez, Director of Attorney Talent, wgomez@fordharrison.com.

    Associate Opportunities.  At FordHarrison, the commitment to recruit and hire outstanding candidates goes hand-in-hand with a commitment to retain and develop the most talented labor and employment lawyers in the country. FordHarrison invests substantial resources in associate mentoring, legal training, on-going performance evaluation, and support for associate client development. If you are looking for an opportunity to become a highly skilled labor and employment lawyer with a thriving practice, FordHarrison is ideally suited for you.

    For available Associate Openings, please click here.

    Summer Associate Program. FordHarrison attorneys meet second-year students interested in summer associate positions with our firm at various law schools every year. If you are interested in applying and we are not currently scheduled to visit your campus, you may email your resume and transcript to saresumes@fordharrison.com. In your subject line, please specify which office or offices you are interested in. Please do not send your application to any personal inboxes as they will not be automatically stored within our system.

    Year One Associate Program. The firm has a very exciting training program for first year associates which includes The Year One Associate Development Program and Client Service Secondment. Please visit our Attorney Development page for further information. 

  • Staff

    FordHarrison is always looking for talented individuals in each of our offices to help fulfill our commitment of excellent client service. For information on job openings and career opportunities, please contact Vicki Lane at vlane@fordharrison.com  No phone calls, please.

    FordHarrison is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability in relations to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.