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
    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
    Attorneys

    Since 1978, FordHarrison has grown from a handful of lawyers in one office to more than 150 labor and employment lawyers practicing in 28 offices across the country, including two affiliate offices. 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.

    Associate, Dallas, TX
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment firm, is seeking a mid-level associate for its Dallas office. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of four years' substantive labor and employment experience, at a general practice or boutique labor and employment firm and must be able to work independently with moderate supervision. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials, strong communication, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be admitted to practice in Texas. Competitive salary and benefits are offered with this position. Please submit cover letter, resume and a copy of your law school transcript to Lavern J. Wilson, Talent & Recruiting Partner at lwilson@fordharrison.com. No phone calls or search agencies.

    Associate, San Diego, CA

    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment firm, is seeking an associate for its San Diego office. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of three years’ substantive labor and employment experience at a general practice or boutique labor and employment firm. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials, strong communication, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be admitted to practice in California. Competitive salary and benefits are offered with this position. Please submit cover letter, resume and a copy of your law school transcript to Lavern J. Wilson, Talent & Recruiting Partner at lwilson@fordharrison.com. No phone calls or search agencies.

  • Staff
    Staff

    FordHarrison provides first-class service to our clients, which means we are always seeking staff professionals who are high performers, entrepreneurial, and ready to thrive in our rewarding work environment. It takes communication and trust to function efficiently as a national firm, and a collaborative staff to make it all run seamlessly. We value cultural differences and we are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and developing an inclusive environment. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, competitive pay and a comfortable working environment.

    Legal Assistant - Tampa, FL
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, is seeking an experienced litigation secretary for its Tampa office. The legal secretary will support a team of attorneys to deliver quality legal services to clients. The secretary assists attorneys in all phases of the litigation discovery process; helping attorneys prepare for hearings, arbitrations, and trials. The legal secretary processes monthly expense reports, formats and proofreads legal documents, e-files, coordinates meetings, and oversees the conflict check and client intake process for new matters. The ideal candidate must be able to type at least 65 WPM and have a minimum of four years of solid litigation experience. Experience with local, state, and federal law in the state of Florida is required. Candidates must have intermediate to advance MS Office skills, possesses excellent interpersonal skills (oral and written), be able to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines, and maintain a positive “can-do” attitude with internal and external clients. Competitive salary and benefits are offered with this position. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to staffcareers@fordharrison.com. No phone calls or search agencies.

    Legal Assistant, West Palm Beach, FL
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, is seeking an experienced litigation secretary for its West Palm office. The legal secretary will support a team of attorneys to deliver quality legal services to clients. The secretary assists attorneys in all phases of the litigation discovery process; helping attorneys prepare for hearings, arbitrations, and trials. The legal secretary processes monthly expense reports, formats and proofreads legal documents, e-files, coordinates meetings, and oversees the conflict check and client intake process for new matters. The ideal candidate must be able to type at least 65 WPM and have a minimum of four years of solid litigation experience. Experience with local, state, and federal law in the state of Florida is required. Candidates must have intermediate to advance MS Office skills, possesses excellent interpersonal skills (oral and written), be able to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines, and maintain a positive “can-do” attitude with internal and external clients. Competitive salary and benefits are offered with this position. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to staffcareers@fordharrison.com . No phone calls or search agencies.

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