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 200 labor and employment lawyers practicing in 28 offices across the country, including three 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.

    Associate – Tampa, FL
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment firm, is seeking a mid-level associate for its Tampa office.  The ideal candidate will have with 3-5 years of 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 Florida.  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 Attorney – Employee Benefits – Atlanta, GA Office
    FordHarrison LLP is seeking an employee benefits associate for its Atlanta office.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience in retirement plans, health and welfare plans, executive compensation, non-qualified plans, payroll tax and/or due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisition, with a general practice, boutique labor and employment law firm or governmental agency (DOL or IRS).  Excellent academic credentials, strong communication, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills are required.  Must be admitted to practice in at least one US jurisdiction.  An LL.M. in taxation is preferred, but not required.  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 – Los Angeles, CA
    FordHarrison LLP is seeking a mid-level associate for its Los Angeles office.  The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ substantive litigation experience (prior labor and employment litigation experience is preferred but not required) and be able to work independently with moderate supervision.  Class action and wage and hour litigation experience are strongly preferred.  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.

    Associate – Los Angeles, CA
    FordHarrison LLP is seeking a senior associate for its Los Angeles office.  The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 6 years’ substantive labor and employment litigation experience at a general practice or boutique labor and employment firm and be able to independently handle all aspects of an employment litigation matter.  Class action and wage and hour litigation experience are strongly preferred.  Trial experience is strongly preferred.  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.

    If you are interested in growing your career with the firm, please contact staffcareers@fordharrison.com