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.
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.
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.
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.
Please direct all general cover letters and resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For lateral positions, please address inquires to the attention of Kevin Kent, Partner.
For associate positions, please address inquiries to the attention of Frank R. Emmerich, Jr., Partner.
For staff and administration positions, please address inquiries to Robyn Henry, Director of Administration.
Conrad O’Brien has an immediate opening for a litigation paralegal with minimum of 2-3 yrs experience. The successful candidate will have the ability to prepare and oversee basic discovery including interrogatories, document requests and third party subpoenas. The candidate should also have experience in the review, preparation and drafting of court filings and pleadings, including cite checking, identifying relevant documents and organizing exhibits and reproduced records. The ability to review and summarize medical records as well as to conduct limited medical research, while not a requirement, will be viewed as a significant plus.
The candidate must have proficiency and experience with modern document review platforms like Relativity, Eclipse, or similar applications, including running searches, processing and producing documents. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications (WORD, EXCEL, Powerpoint, Access) and Abode or Adobe-like PDF applications.
Experience with litigation software including Case Notebook a plus. Must be detail oriented and have good interpersonal communication skills. A 4 year degree and/or an ABA approved paralegal certificate is required. We offer a good benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send resume and salary requirements to Robyn Henry at email@example.com.
No agencies please at this time. Thank you.
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
"“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