Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC, one of the nation’s premier union-side law firms, is seeking litigation associates. B&K has openings for attorneys with up to 5 years’ experience (including clerkships or fellowships) to join our thriving litigation practice representing labor unions and the working men and women they represent.
Bredhoff and Kaiser offer a competitive salary along with an excellent benefit package including health coverage, 401k plan and generous paid time off. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.
1. B&K welcomes diversity of thought, energy and commitment –
We thrive on the exchange of ideas among members and associates; we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and take pride in our diverse workforce.
2. You’re passionate about labor law –
We will teach you how to fight for what you believe in. We believe that it’s not only important to educate our employees but also to make the workplace a place where they can learn how to be a better advocate for working people.
3. You want to work hard –
We spend every day working harder than anyone else, whether it’s building our reputation as a leading labor law firm or as one of the most successful class action firms in America.
4. You’re self-motivated and passionate about your work –
You know what you want and are good at finding it.
5. You’ll learn from some of the best (and bad) bosses in the business –
We have an irreverent, fun and inclusive culture. We believe it is dangerous to lead people if you don’t enjoy leading them. Being part of a team that is constantly generating new ideas and constantly challenging each other will keep everyone alert and engaged. We structure our practices to make sure that we are giving as much attention to our staff as they give to us.
6. You’re committed to growing professionally… –
We’ve been successful at growing our teams in the past, and we expect no less of you. We are proud of our achievements, but we encourage you to give them your best. We encourage sharing your ideas and expectations with your boss and other members of the team.
7. …but don’t want to wait for a promotion –
B&K is run by its associates, not by owners or partners. If you join us and want to start making more money sooner rather than later, we can help you set more aggressive goals for yourself and get there quicker.
8. You’re looking for a place to build your career –
B&K hires the best and brightest; you will be challenged every day, but we will help you reach your goals. If you want to move from associate, to partner, or wherever else you want to go, we can help.
9. You like learning –
Our associates are active participants in our training program throughout the year. We monitor closely how much time everyone spends in learning and development. This tells us how committed everyone is to growing their practice and becoming better advocates for their clients.
10. You like working with a team that’s doing great things –
We’re honored to be selected as a Top Places to Work in America by the San Francisco Business Times, GreenGlobe Magazine and by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). We believe it is our culture that makes us successful. B&K is a hardworking, fun, and small firm that refuses to take itself too seriously.
11. You want to live in the best city on the East Coast –
Join us in Washington, DC. We are located near Union Station, within a short walk from the Capital, parking garages and Metro. If you’re not familiar with the city and its neighborhood, browse our DC section for more info about what to expect—there’s a lot of information about restaurants, bars, shopping and other activities.
12. You know that life is short and you want to enjoy it –
Washington offers unparalleled cultural opportunities. We encourage our associates to be lifelong learners—we have associates who are majoring in everything from yoga to electrical engineering at George Washington University. The city is also full of great restaurants and entertainment. Learn more about living in DC on our DC Life page.
13. We trust each other –
We want you to deliver for your clients, so we will give you the tools, support and flexibility to do that.
14. We demand excellence –
You’ll be expected to perform at the highest level every day—we are proud of who we are and what we do, and we want everyone else to be proud of it too. If you aren’t willing to do what it takes, don’t waste our time or yours!
Join us for a career that’s going places. For associates seeking to join our litigation practice, it is free to apply!
B&K is proud to be a workplace where we encourage you to build your own personal brand. We are proud of the work everyone in our firm has done as well as the success they have had personally. We want everyone in our workforce to thrive and be successful at their jobs because we believe everyone deserves that opportunity.
At B&K, associates make their own hours, so there is no extra charge for telecommuting. B&K gladly offers flexible work schedules, which include an average of 51 paid days per year (this includes overtime).