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City of Minneapolis – City Attorney 

The City Attorney is an appointed position, and reports to the Mayor. The City Attorney will provide leadership and supervision for a complex department; responsible for all legal matters connected with City government, Departments and Boards, and protecting the City's fiduciary interest. Qualified candidates must have a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited Law school, ten years of experience in a large scale legal operation, which has included supervisory experience and exposure to public sector legal operations. The position will remain open until filled, and priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by December 8th. 

For more information and to apply, visit: City Attorney job posting (position # 2019-00696)

Dorsey & Whitney Labor & Employment Associate 

Dorsey is seeking an experienced Labor & Employment Associate to join our Minneapolis office. This associate will work closely with partners on a wide variety of employment litigation matters, including wage and hour class actions and single plaintiff cases, as well as advice matters. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a proven foundation in employment litigation who is ready to take the next step in their career. Specifically, this associate will be expected to handle the following types of tasks with little supervision:

- Manage single-plaintiff cases and play a substantial role in managing complex litigation

- Collaborate with partners on case strategy and tactics

- Substantial brief writing

- Interview witnesses and prepare fact presentations for litigated matters

- Draft discovery requests and responses to discovery requests

- Take and defend depositions

- Conduct legal research and draft research memoranda

- Provide increasingly complex employment law advice and counsel based on experience

Qualified candidates will have:

- Two to four years of employment litigation and counseling experience in a law firm setting

- Excellent analytical and writing skills

- Excellent verbal communication

- Strong academic performance

Minnesota state bar admission preferred.

For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs.


Deadline: December 13, 2019

District Court Law Clerk: Honorable Tanya Bransford

Expand your court experience or begin your legal career as a District Court Law Clerk! Hennepin County District Court is pleased to announce the opening of a Law Clerk position with the Honorable Tanya Bransford. This is a full-time opportunity for someone with their Juris Doctor to gain practical Juvenile Court experience and work within the Minnesota Judicial Branch at the Trial Court level. Judge Bransford is seeking a strong legal writer with high attention to detail and the ability to collaborate and work as a team. The Minnesota Judicial Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

To apply, please submit your application to our Hennepin County District Court Law Clerk posting, which can be found by following the Career Opportunities link on the Minnesota Judicial Branch’s website: www.mncourts.gov/careers.


Deadline: December 16, 2019

Staff Attorney - ACLU

The ACLU is seeking to hire two additional staff attorneys. The ACLU is interested in candidates from diverse and under-represented backgrounds with a minimum of 3 years of litigation experience and a willingness to accept a salary range between $60,000 and $75,000. 

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.aclu-mn.org/en/jobs/staff-attorney-0


Deadline: December 16, 2019

Lead Legal Support Specialist - Minneapolis

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) is a lead legal support specialist. Legal Aid provides a full range of free civil legal services to low-income persons, elderly persons, and persons with disabilities.

The Legal Aid support team consists of Legal Secretaries and Legal Support Specialists.  (The Legal Support Specialist position combines the skills and duties of a legal assistant and legal secretary.)  Legal Aid seeks to hire a Lead Legal Support Specialist to serve as a point of contact for other support staff regarding all aspects of legal support including litigation support.  Duties will include being a resource for other support staff regarding legal support questions; coordinating training for support staff as needed; liaising with Legal Aid litigation directors on matters concerning litigation support and training; coordinating assignments and back up of legal support tasks; and consulting with the supervisor of the support staff team on attorney/support assignments.  In addition, the Lead Legal Support Specialist will provide legal support to Legal Aid attorneys as assigned. 

For more information and to apply, visit: www.mylegalaid.org/jobs


Deadline: December 16, 2019

Associate Attorney - Stafford Rosenbaum LLP

Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, a firm based in Madison and Milwaukee, WI, is looking to fill an associate attorney position focused on copyright, trademark, and entertainment law. 

Questions about this employment opportunity and applications should be sent to our firm’s Director of Administration, Ms. Lori Dorn, at ldorn@staffordlaw.com

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.staffordlaw.com/careers/copyright-trademark-entertainment-law-attorney/

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – Attorney 2

The MN DNR is seeking an Attorney.  This position will provide legal assistance in the land acquisition process, including drafting documents for acquisition transactions, performing title examinations and assisting acquisition project managers with the resolution of title issues. This position negotiates and drafts professional/technical services contracts, joint powers agreements, inter-agency agreements, and other agreements. This position is responsible for providing legal assistance in the responsible management of state-owned land and mineral resources through activities related to the development and administration of real estate and mineral leases, licenses, easements, and sales. This position also performs land and mineral ownership title research.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://careers.mn.gov/psp/hcm92apc/MNCAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1001&JobOpeningId=36919&PostingSeq=1&languageCd=ENG

Deadline: December 20, 2019

Associate Attorney – St. Paul 

Larson • King is a litigation-focused law firm with a national practice, located in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Our firm is seeking a talented attorney with three or more years’ substantive litigation experience to fill an Associate Attorney position. The position is a great opportunity for an attorney who wishes to develop well-rounded trial and advocacy skills, and to grow a robust network of business contacts.

In addition to having a minimum of three years’ substantive litigation work experience, the successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, analytical, research, and writing skills. Strong academic performance is a must. Candidates’ resumes should also reflect a commitment to community engagement.

Larson • King offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. This position is a chance to be part of a talented team, in a great work environment.

 Candidates may e-mail a cover letter and resume to HR@larsonking.com

Associate Attorney (Medical Malpractice Litigation) - Ciresi Conlin LLP

Ciresi Conlin LLP is looking for a smart, hardworking, dedicated attorney to join its medical malpractice litigation group. We work in a collaborative, team-based environment, where service to our clients and communities and camaraderie within our office are values shared by everyone at the firm.

The ideal candidate would have three or more years of experience, but that’s not required. What is required is a strong work ethic, a drive to try cases, a desire to learn about complex topics, and a passion for helping people. 

Preferred qualifications include: 

  • 3 or more years of litigation experience in a law firm.
  • MN bar license.
  • Dedicated to working with others in a team-oriented, positive atmosphere.
  • Self-motivated problem-solver able to maintain assigned activities and seek out new ones on a proactive basis.

Please send cover letter and résumé to Careers@CiresiConlin.com.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Associate Attorney - Kansas City or Minneapolis

Stinson LLP is seeking an experienced Associate with three or more years of experience in Employee Benefits (ERISA) to join our Kansas City or Minneapolis office.

Stinson is a national law firm with one of the largest Employee Benefit practices in the Midwest. The position offers the ability to join a well-established, growing and highly sophisticated employee benefits practice with attorneys who represent clients in a wide range of industries.

The position offers substantial opportunities to work with the firm's corporate finance, financial institutions and general business practice groups, and play a key role in merger and acquisitions and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). The ideal candidate will have the following attributes: three or more years of benefits and compensation experience in a law firm, a consulting firm, or as in-house counsel, excellent legal research, writing and analytical skills; a background in one or more of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, ESOPs, or health and welfare plans, including ERISA, ACA, HIPAA, and IRC Section 409A experience; and outstanding academic credentials. Pay is competitive for the region. Relocation assistance is available.

To apply, visit https://bit.ly/2koekGN. When applying, please provide a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample. For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, mailto:recruiting@stinson.com.

Staff Attorney – Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul

This position reports to the General Counsel and works closely with DNR’s Data Practices Compliance Official to provide legal advice to the DNR concerning the protection and release of data under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (MGDPA) as well as to advise the DNR on legal issues associated with compliance with the MGDPA.  Research and interpret federal and state laws, regulations, and court cases; advise agency on natural resources issues and provide legal research and assist senior attorneys on more complex natural resource questions.  Requires the ability to develop and draft legal memoranda for the agency; analyze laws, regulations, literature, and reports in order to develop and provide guidance for programs and procedures of the agency; develop and conduct technical training on legal matters particularly around the MGDPA and assist the agency with non-controversial rulemaking. 


For more information including minimum and preferred qualifications, contacts, and how to apply, go to the https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/ and search for Job ID 37445. 

Deadline: December 30, 2019

Corporate Associate – Minneapolis

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.is seeking a corporate associate. Position available for an individual with 2-10 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity to join our Mergers & Acquisitions group and our national private equity practice.

Excellent interpersonal, analytical and writing skills along with strong academic/professional credentials are essential. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample through www.fredlaw.com/careers

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Product Liability/Mass Tort and Business Litigation Practice Groups Associate – Minneapolis

Nilan Johnson Lewis is a firm with an innovative, team-based approach to the practice of law. We seek people who are dedicated to building the strongest possible law firm through deep and unique partnerships with clients. If you seek a professional atmosphere with a culture that emphasizes excellence in every interaction, superior client service, and collaboration, our Firm is for you.

We seek an attorney with 2-3 years of litigation experience to work in our Product Liability/Mass Tort and Business Litigation Practice Groups. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with or interest in the following:

  • Drafting and responding to discovery
  • Motion practice, including preparation and argument
  • Case management and organization skills
  • Taking and defending depositions
  • Development and discovery of experts
  • Trial assistance
  • Business development

This is a great opportunity to become part of a talented team. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to help deliver excellent service to our clients. Exceptional research and writing abilities and analytical skills required. Academic credentials will be weighed along with other indicators of ability, motivation and initiative. Candidate must be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills and a strong desire for client contact and hands-on litigation experience. Must be admitted to practice in Minnesota (or eligible). 

Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to:

Human Resources

Nilan Johnson Lewis PA

120 South Sixth Street, Suite 400

Minneapolis, MN  55402

Fax: 612.305.7501

Email: hr@nilanjohnson.com 

Nilan Johnson Lewis is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Deadline: January 2, 2020

Intellectual Property Litigation Associate – Minneapolis

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. has an immediate opening in its Intellectual Property Litigation department for an associate with 1-2 years of litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have IP-specific litigation experience. A technical background is helpful but not required. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample online at www.fredlaw.com/careers. 

Fredrikson & Byron is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Requirements: 1-2 years of litigation experience. We seek highly motivated individuals with excellent interpersonal, analytical, and writing skills, along with strong academic and professional credentials. 


Deadline: January 3, 2020

Director Counsel, Employee Relations - Minneapolis 

Target is seeking a Director Counsel. A role with Employee Relations means the opportunity to provide legal counsel on internal employee relations matters for our domestic field, headquarters and international locations. Your internal clients will be Human Resources and various business leaders, and you’ll consult on investigations and respond to both internal and external claims.

  • Provide expert legal counsel in Employee Relations matters for assigned areas of responsibility. Work with the Employee Relations teams to identify legal and HR-related issues.  Follow and recommend improvements to related work processes and works with available resources to ensure that issues in assigned areas are being addressed.
  • Serve clients in pyramid-specific or project-specific work to ensure strategies and actions in ER matters support the company's brand, mission and philosophy.  Understand HR and business objectives and strategies. 
  • Strategically manage employment litigation and agency matters along with key partners.
  • Work independently with outside counsel.  Follow standards for legal work in assigned areas and ensure that work is performed in a cost-effective manner.
  • Remain current on legal and business developments and share appropriately with ER/LR team and business partners.
  • Assist in representing Target's interests to government agencies and other outside entities. 

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs. 

For more information and to apply, visit: https://jobs.target.com/job/minneapolis/director-er-counsel/1118/12556960


Deadline: January 3, 2020

Senior Lawyer, Environmental - Wayzata

The person filling this position will provide legal counsel to Cargill, Incorporated as an in-house environmental lawyer and will be a part of the global Cargill Law Department. This lawyer will work closely with Cargill business personnel, including senior executives and facility operators, with Cargill’s corporate Environmental Health & Safety partners, and with other lawyers and paralegals who also provide legal counsel to Cargill.  

For more information and to apply, visit: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=WAY07580&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Attorney (Dispute Resolution/Professional Liability) (54725) – HealthPartners

HealthPartners has an exciting opportunity for a Dispute Resolution Attorney. HealthPartners Law Department is seeking a full-time dispute resolution attorney with a minimum of five years relevant experience representing providers and health care systems in professional liability claims and litigation.  Desired expertise includes litigation and/or litigation management; responding to licensing board complaints; medical legal expertise regarding privacy, guardianship and behavioral health issues; and demonstrated experience providing advice and counsel to health care systems and providers. 

Applicants must have a strong academic background, strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent analytical skills, relevant experience, and a desire to work in a collaborative and team environment.  Minnesota bar admission is required. 

For more information and to apply, visit: http://bit.ly/2qrFnEa

Deadline: January 9, 2020

Attorney (Health Care) (54726) – HealthPartners

HealthPartners has an exciting opportunity for a Health Care Attorney. The Law Department is seeking a full-time health care attorney with a minimum of three years relevant experience advising health care delivery entities. Desired expertise includes transactions, contracting (professional services, vendor, IS&T), anti-trust, tax exemption, privacy, Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, regulatory compliance, and medical staff.  

Applicants must have a strong academic background, excellent analytical skills, relevant experience, and a desire to work in a collaborative and team environment.  Minnesota bar admission is required. 


For more information and to apply, visit: http://bit.ly/38cTuOO

Deadline: January 9, 2020

Dorsey & Whitney IP Litigation Associate (#539)

Dorsey is seeking an experienced Intellectual Property Litigation Associate to join its Minneapolis office. This associate will join a team of dedicated associates and partners in Dorsey’s growing IP Litigation Practice Group. In this role you will have the opportunity to work on complex patent, trademark, and other IP litigation matters in federal courts around the United States. Specifically, you will handle the following types of tasks for complex litigation matters, primarily patent litigation:

- discovery

- brief writing

- depositions

- research

- trial preparation

The following qualifications are required:

- Three to five years of IP litigation attorney experience

- A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school or the ability to be admitted to the Minnesota bar

- Strong communication and writing skills

- Top academic credentials

Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. We support and encourage the professional development and advancement of our lawyers through numerous CLE programs offered by Dorsey U, our internal professional development service. In your first year at Dorsey, you will be invited to attend two New Lawyer Training sessions specifically designed to teach you about our firm as well as our Trial Practice Group.

For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs.


Deadline: February 28, 2020

Dorsey & Whitney Trial Associate (#540)

Dorsey is seeking a 3rd-5th year (2015-2017 JD) litigation associate to join the Trial Department in our Minneapolis office. This associate will have the opportunity to work in all phases of business litigation, from pleading through trial and appeal. This position would involve significant responsibility over pending cases, in-court experience and active trial and motion work. Specifically, this associate will handle the following types of tasks for complex litigation matters:

- discovery

- oral advocacy

- brief writing

- depositions

- research

- trial preparation

The following qualifications are required:

- Three to five years of business litigation experience

- Minnesota bar admission, or the ability to be admitted to the Minnesota bar

- Excellent research and writing skills

- Strong academic performance

For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs.


Deadline: February 28, 2020

Associate Counsel, Securities, Finance and Corporate Development - Minneapolis

Ameriprise Financial is seeking an associate counsel. This attorney position will perform a wide range of transactional-focused duties to help achieve our strategic and business goals as well as provide basic consultative support to Treasury and other Corporate Finance groups. Support Group Counsel in complex matters across these areas involving legal research and drafting of agreements, policies, presentations and other documents. Make recommendations for decision making and courses of action that comply with legal practices at the company and industry.

For more information and to apply, visit: http://bit.ly/35zibCO

Associate Counsel, Securities, Finance and Corporate Development - Minneapolis

Ameriprise Financial is seeking an associate counsel. This is a senior level opportunity, providing leadership to compliance programs for two insurance companies and one distribution broker/dealer. Responsible for leading the compliance team that develops, implements and maintains policies, processes and controls that address risk mitigation and compliance with insurance and annuity rules and regulations. Highly visible role, partnering closely with senior and executive leaders on communications, presentations, issue statuses, and resolutions.

For more information and to apply, visit: http://bit.ly/2DiP2zR

Counsel, Regulatory and Compliance -  Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott is currently seeking an experienced government contracting attorney, who will be responsible for counseling attorneys and contracting personnel on government contracting laws and regulations and collaborating with cross-functional teams to effectively resolve complex issues.  The ideal candidate will also have experience in the healthcare industry, particularly related to anti-corruption and U.S. fraud and abuse laws.

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For more information and to apply, visit:  https://www.jobs.abbott/us/en/job/30940418/Counsel-Regulatory-and-Compliance

Equal Opportunity Associate, University of Minnesota, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at the University of Minnesota (EOAA) is seeking a highly qualified, motivated and skilled individual to counsel members of the University community on equal opportunity issues; investigate complaints of discrimination, sexual misconduct and other misconduct; and present educational programs on University policy and equity and diversity issues.  Essential qualifications: JD from an accredited law school; knowledge of discrimination, harassment and equal opportunity laws; experience conducting investigations of legal or policy violations, e.g., employee or student misconduct. The University offers a competitive compensation package, commensurate with experience and background, and excellent benefits.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

More information at this link

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