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. 

    Through UnitedHealthcare, UMR and HealthSCOPE Benefits creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of Ford and Harrison.  

    To link to the Machine-Readable Files, please click on the URL provided: transparency-in-coverage.uhc.com

    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 29 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.

    Immigration Associate, Atlanta, GA
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment firm, is seeking an Immigration Associate for its Atlanta office.  The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ business immigration experience at a general practice or boutique immigration firm.  Candidates must possess substantive experience preparing and reviewing H-1B, L-1, TN, E visas and other applications/petitions, PERM Labor Certification and RFE responses.  Candidates must also possess experience with I-9 compliance.  Consular processing experience would be a plus.  Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials, strong communication, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills.  Candidates must be admitted to practice in Georgia.  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.  Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters on this position. 

    Associate, Hartford, Connecticut
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment firm, is seeking an associate for its Hartford office. The ideal candidate must have one to two years of litigation experience. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials, strong communication, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be admitted to practice in Connecticut. 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.comPlease note, we are not working with outside recruiters on this position.

    Associate, Spartanburg, South Carolina
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment firm, is seeking an associate for its Spartanburg office. The ideal candidate must have two to five years' substantive litigation experience, preferably at a boutique labor and employment firm or in the employment practices group at a general practice firm. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials, strong communication, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be admitted to practice in South Carolina. North Carolina admission would be a plus. 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.comPlease note, we are not working with outside recruiters on this position.

    Senior Associate or Partner, Spartanburg, South Carolina
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment firm, is seeking a senior associate or partner for its Spartanburg office. The ideal candidate must have five or more years substantive labor and employment experience at a general practice or boutique labor and employment firm and must be able to independently handle all aspects of an employment litigation matter. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials, strong communication, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be admitted to practice in South Carolina. North Carolina admission would be a plus. Competitive salary and benefits are offered with this position. Please submit your resume and a copy of your law school transcript to Lavern J. Wilson, Talent & Recruiting Partner at lwilson@fordharrison.com. Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters on this position.

    Associate, Tampa, Florida
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment firm, is seeking an associate for its Tampa office. The ideal candidate must have two to five 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 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.

  • 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.

    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.

    Litigation Legal Assistant, Orlando, FL
    FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, seeks a full-time litigation legal assistant for its Orlando office. The legal assistant will provide direct support to a team of attorneys involved in employment-related litigation before administrative agencies and state and federal courts. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, finalizing correspondence, assisting with the discovery process, entering billable time, managing the conflicts check process for new matters, coordinating meetings, maintaining case files, e-filing, processing expense reports, and other duties as assigned. The secretary will also work closely with the attorneys’ assigned billing specialist. The ideal candidate must have at least four years of solid litigation experience, be highly motivated, dedicated, hard-working, and comfortable working in a team environment. Candidates must have intermediate to advance MS Office skills, possess excellent interpersonal skills (oral and written), and be able to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Knowledge of the firm's document management program, FileSite, as well as its time and billing system, Aderant, is a plus. Competitive salary and benefits are offered with this position. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to staffcareers@fordharrison.comNo phone calls or search agencies.

    Accounts Payable Specialist, Atlanta, GA
    FordHarrison LLP is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join the Accounting/Finance team in Atlanta, Georgia. The Accounts Payable Specialist handles all tasks related to the processing of vendor payments and employee reimbursements which includes verifying the accuracy of vendor invoices and employee expense reports in accordance with G/L coding and firm policies, processing check-runs, preparing semi-monthly employee reimbursement reports for ACH processing, recording ACH and wire payments, verifying and reconciling firm credit card transactions, as well as corresponding with internal and external clients regarding payment processing inquiries. The A/P Specialist also serves as back-up to the firm's Client Services Specialist in posting cash receipts, trains new employees on the firm's automated workflow software, ChromeRiver, as well as other duties assigned. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four (4) years working with high volume, full-cycle accounts payable – preferably, in a professional services firm. Knowledge of a financial system such as ChromeRiver preferred, but not required. This is a full-time, hybrid position that reports to the Controller. Competitive salary and benefits are offered with this position. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to staffcareers@fordharrison.comNo phone calls or search agencies.

    IT Systems Analyst, Atlanta, GA
    FordHarrison LLP is seeking an IT Systems Analyst to join the IT department in Atlanta, Georgia. This position technically supports the firm’s offices in carrying out specific practice group and business objectives. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, providing technical support (directly or remotely) to end users for all supported hardware and software systems, documenting and escalating issues in incident management system, as well as performing advanced troubleshooting and research of complex matters. Qualified applicants should be proactive in learning new applications and keeping up-to-date on emerging/competitive technology. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-3 years of general IT support experience in a legal environment or professional services firm, be proficient in the use of Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016, and Office 365 as well as mobile devices and remote desktop connections such as Azure/Windows Virtual Desktop. Candidates should also be familiar with virtual conferencing systems like Zoom and Microsoft Teams. The position also requires availability after hours to assist with client service delivery, system maintenance, and other needs of the department. This is a full-time, hybrid onsite/remote position that reports to the IT Manager. 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.