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Join Our Team

At Conrad O’Brien, we tackle complex cases with tenacity and serve clients with responsiveness and integrity. Our uniquely agile, collaborative approach to litigation allows us to solve clients’ problems effectively and efficiently--and makes each team member’s work more meaningful.

Why Work Here?

Flexibility & Collaboration

 

Our firm’s success is fueled by a culture of flexibility and collaboration. Younger associates enjoy getting hands-on experience quickly, and laterals appreciate the flexibility of our practice areas and fee arrangements, and fewer potential conflicts of interest for the cases we can take on.

Work/Life Balance

 

We pride ourselves on being a family-friendly firm. We offer a family leave policy and flexible schedule options. You’ll also feel right at home in the office, working with like-minded people in a collegial environment. The firm was ranked in the top 10 of Law360’s “best law firms for female attorneys” list and is a proud member of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group.

Top-Notch People

 

Our people are great at their jobs—we have former assistant U.S. attorneys and clerks and Chief Judge Emeritus of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; experienced trial attorneys; big-firm laterals; and top law-school grads. We also rely on our strong administrative team; we truly believe every role in the firm is important. We are professional and personable, with a healthy dose of personality.

HOW TO APPLY
 

Please direct all general cover letters and resumes to careers@conradobrien.com

 

For lateral positions, please address inquires to the attention of Kevin Kent, Partner.

 

For associate positions, please address inquiries to the attention of Robyn Henry, Director of Administration.

  

For staff and administration positions, please address inquiries to the attention of Robyn Henry, Director of Administration.

 

Current Openings

 

Title IX Attorney

Conrad O’Brien is seeking an attorney with at least seven years of experience to join its growing Title IX, Due Process & Campus Discipline practice. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the civil rights of accused students and faculty, be interested in helping to shape an evolving area of constitutional and higher education law, be stimulated by a fast paced practice, and have a demonstrated interest in the subject matter of this practice, which includes campus investigations and administrative hearings, as well as litigation involving constitutional and Title IX claims, and common law claims, including breach of contract. The ideal candidate is empathic, seasoned in working directly with clients (students and professors) and navigating administrative proceedings, is an effective strategic thinker, gets along well with adversaries while tenaciously advocating for clients, and is committed to client service at its highest levels. Candidates should have extensive experience in researching, writing, and filing pleadings, motions, and/or briefs in federal and state trial and appellate courts, and must be meticulous in the identification and development of legal theories and facts to support our clients’ claims. Candidates also must be available to participate frequently in emergency and time-sensitive investigations and litigation, able to work independently or as part of a larger team, and will stay current with developments in the law. We will consider flexible work arrangements. For more information about our Campus Discipline Practice and to see whether it might be a fit for you, see our website: https://conradobrien.com/our-expertise/title-ix-due-process-campus-discipline. Please send resumes to Robyn Henry at rhenry@conradobrien.com.

 

Conrad O’Brien is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, age, religion, disability, handicap, creed, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other legally protected status

Group

"“I love the sense of collective mission in the heat of intense litigation. Knowing that I can trust all of my colleagues frees me to concentrate fully on the legal matters at hand.”"

– Partner, 16 years at Conrad O’Brien

"“The work environment at Conrad O’Brien is more balanced, less stressing, smarter, more empathetic, less stratified, and more fun than other firms I have worked for in Philadelphia and New York City. I love coming to work every day!”"

– Paralegal, 3 years at Conrad O’Brien

"“I like getting a big firm experience at a relatively small firm. Despite our size, we have such a wide range of experienced attorneys in a variety of areas.”"

– Of Counsel, 20 years at Conrad O’Brien

"“Conrad O’Brien offers a great atmosphere of camaraderie that makes me feel like I am part of a family. It’s a place where everybody can work independently yet still come together to collaborate on a case.”"

– Paralegal, 5 years at Conrad O’Brien

"“Conrad O’Brien is filled with attorneys who are both skilled litigators and intellectual heavyweights. I have the great fortune to come to work each morning knowing that I will not only work with such a talented group, but learn from their years of experience and success.”"

– Associate, 1 year at Conrad O’Brien

"“The thing that makes Conrad O’Brien special is the people. In addition to fighting tenaciously for our clients, the lawyers here have each other’s backs. It is a true team effort.”"

– Associate, 1 year at Conrad O’Brien