Attorneys With 75 Years Combined Experience Fighting For Employee Rights.

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Experienced Employment Law Associate Or Junior Partner

Bernabei & Kabat, an employment law and civil rights law firm in Washington, D.C., is hiring for a mid-level Associate or Junior Partner with experience in employment law.

Our Practice

Our firm is nationally recognized for its expertise in whistleblower law, employment discrimination law, and civil rights and civil liberties matters.

We are deeply committed to working for the public interest by protecting the rights of women and minorities and those who fight against public corruption and in support of public safety and health. We work for social justice by providing high-quality legal representation to individuals and groups. Our clients come from all walks of life and across the labor market. For example, we represent workers seeking redress for their employers’ willful blindness to on-the-job sexual harassment, executives fighting sex and race discrimination at major U.S. companies, people with disabilities working in government agencies and at prestigious universities, and whistleblowers working for Fortune 500 corporations and nuclear facilities. Currently we represent a Metropolitan Police Department sergeant who is challenging jump outs by the D.C. police in Black neighborhoods, as well as high level government whistleblowers.

We litigate in federal and state courts and before administrative tribunals and arbitration panels.

Our Attorneys

Working at Bernabei & Kabat is an opportunity to learn from highly-experienced, well-regarded attorneys. Our founding partner, Lynne Bernabei, litigates employment discrimination, civil rights, and whistleblower protection cases. She has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America, and has been on best lawyers lists in the Washingtonian, Super Lawyers, Law Dragon and the Legal Times. She is also an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. Alan Kabat writes and publishes frequently and is recognized by Super Lawyers and he has been recognized as Washington, DC’s Best Lawyer in Best Lawyers® for Labor and Employment Law. Our firm’s partners have appeared as commentators on national television and radio news shows, and in both print and online media about employment law and civil rights issues.

Position Description

Attorneys participate in all aspects of litigation, from interviewing clients to assisting with trials, depositions, hearings, and mediations. Attorneys have extensive client contact, participate in case development and strategy, and serve an integral role in our cases. We also nurture the attorneys’ professional development by encouraging them to attend seminars and trainings, seek out opportunities for publication, and become active in professional organizations focused on employment law and civil rights.

Applying for the Associate or Junior Partner Position

Candidates must have 3-5 years of experience in plaintiff-side employment litigation, including demonstrated experience with discovery and motions practice in state and federal courts and the EEOC, and must be admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. Our ideal candidate has excellent research and writing skills, strong academic credentials, a desire to litigate, and a demonstrated commitment to employment law and civil rights.

If you fit these criteria, please send an email addressed to Alan Kabat, subject line “[Last Name] – Attorney Application,” to [email protected]. Please attach a cover letter, resume, official or unofficial law school transcript, and two writing samples of around ten pages each. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

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