Careers

Slevin & Hart, P.C. focuses on the representation of employee benefit funds, with a significant concentration in representing Taft-Hartley multiemployer plans. We are one of the few firms whose employee benefits practice is not a department within the firm – the firm’s entire mission is to represent employee benefit funds.

Our commitment to providing our clients with exceptional legal services hinges on employing top-quality professionals at all levels. Slevin & Hart is able to recruit highly successful employees because we offer competitive salaries and benefits, challenging work, and a culture of collegiality and respect among both attorneys and staff.

The size and structure of our firm allows for close collaboration and a team approach among attorneys, and creates an environment conducive to professional achievements.

Employees enjoy year-round business casual dress, on-site fitness facilities, monthly happy hours, milestone celebrations, and special seasonal events each year.

Slevin & Hart, P.C. is an equal-opportunity employer. In accordance with federal, state, and local laws, we recruit, hire, promote, and evaluate all personnel without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Job applicants and present employees are evaluated solely on ability, experience, and the requirements of the job.

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Locations

Our downtown Washington, D.C., office is 4 blocks from Dupont Circle and easily accessible from the Red, Blue, Orange and Silver metro lines. The D.C. office is minutes from the U.S. Capitol and the federal administrative agencies we work with regularly on behalf of our clients.

Our New York office is in the Financial District of Manhattan and sits across the street from the New York Stock Exchange. The New York office puts the firm in close proximity to its clients in the northeast region of the United States.

Associate Attorneys

We welcome resumes from qualified candidates interested in the practice of employee benefits law and related litigation and who have an affinity for our clients and our practice area. Candidates should have exemplary writing and analytical skills, a strong academic background and DC bar membership or eligibility to waive into the DC bar.

Candidates interested in applying for lateral compliance associate positions should have experience in issues arising under Titles I, II and IV of ERISA.

Candidates interested in applying for lateral litigation associate positions should have experience in federal courts; experience representing Taft-Hartley trust funds is preferred.

Law Students

Slevin & Hart recruits talented, well-credentialed recent law school graduates for our Washington, D.C., office. We value outstanding academics, excellent writing skills, and an interest in practicing employee benefits law. In return, we offer active mentoring, client interaction and responsibility, challenging assignments and professional development. Working at Slevin & Hart provides a unique opportunity to learn directly from attorneys who helped shape benefits law and who continue to set practice standards.

Staff Positions

Our success depends on having highly qualified employees in every position to support our client work. We periodically have opportunities for paralegals, legal secretaries, administrative assistants, file clerks and accounting staff.

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to regular full-time employees, including the following:

  • 10 holidays and 2 personal days off per year
  • Vacation leave that increases over time
  • Paid time off for when you are sick or to care for a sick dependent
  • Paid new parent leave for the birth or adoption of a child
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance, for which the firm makes a significant contribution to  premiums
  • Flexible spending accounts for dependent care expenses and out-of-pocket medical expenses
  • Fully-paid group short-term and long-term disability insurance and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Pre-tax payroll deductions for parking and/or public transportation expenses
  • Business casual dress every day
  • Free on-site fitness facility
  • Ample secure bicycle parking

For more information regarding careers at Slevin & Hart, P.C., please contact the Chief Operating Officer at resumes@slevinhart.com.