Attorney Job Positions

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana (ACLU-LA) seeks a creative and dynamic team player with immigrants’ rights legal experience to become ACLU-LA’s Immigrant’s Rights attorney. ACLU-LA is building a more expansive legal infrastructure, and the immigrants’ rights attorney will be responsible for leading the organization’s legal work for immigrants in the LatinX community and elsewhere. The immigrants’ rights attorney’s primary role will be focused on investigating Louisiana’s 287(g) enforcement efforts, including handling of people currently and formally detained by ICE and immigration warrants, and managing the immigration cases that come from the ACLU-LA’s Justice Lab initiative. Click here for more information on how to apply. (9/16/20)

Casey Denson Law, LLC is a small firm focused on the plaintiff's side civil rights, and employment discrimination litigation is seeking a part-time attorney. The firm works on meaningful cases aimed at helping vulnerable individuals facing discrimination, and retaliation, in the workplace. Further, the firm litigates civil rights cases on behalf of prisoners and individuals mistreated by police. Prior experience in employment and civil rights is preferred, but not necessary. The candidate must be a highly motivated, self-starter, with the ability to work independently. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, list of three references, and writing sample (5-10 pages) to Justine Daniel ( (9/11/20)

Unique opportunity for an attorney with 3-5 years of litigation experience to do high quality and sophisticated legal work in a small and entrepreneurial firm environment. The associate will work closely with the senior attorney on all aspects of commercial and bankruptcy-related litigation (both plaintiff and defense) from case evaluation to the drafting of complaints/petitions; discovery (fact and expert); motion practice; trial preparation; trials (judge and jury); and appeals in state and federal courts. This is also an opportunity for an entrepreneurial lawyer to learn about the business of practicing law. Competitive compensation with benefits and bonus potential.

To apply: Please email your resume, a recent writing sample, and a cover letter with two paragraphs about why you are interested in this position and where you see yourself in your career in 5 years to with the name of your favorite vacation location in the email subject line. (9/11/20)

Aaron & Gianna, PLC, a mid-sized New Orleans firm with a national practice, seeks an attorney with three – seven years of litigation experience who desires to grow in the profession to reach the highest level of skill as an advocate. The Firm trains in-house, through the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and offers an opportunity for professional growth and development. Email resume and one writing sample to Dominic Gianna, (9/1/20)

Great opportunity for lateral placement with potential for growth and advancement: Duplass Zwain Bourgeois Pfister Weinstock & Bogart, APLC is seeking attorneys licensed in Louisiana with two to five years of insurance defense and litigation experience and excellent academic credentials. The position offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package with a wide range of standard and optional benefits. See additional information at and apply at (9/1/20)

The New Orleans office of Brown Sims is looking for an attorney with 2 to 4 years of experience in civil defense litigation. The associate would practice within the firm’s closely-knit general liability practice group in a very collegial firm environment. The associate will manage a diverse caseload, working closely with the supervising shareholder. Compensation commensurate with experience. Parking is provided. Interested candidates should email their resume to and (8/31/20)

Southern Poverty Law Center is seeking a Senior Supervising Attorney in their New Orleans office. The Senior Supervising Attorney leads the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Children’s Rights work throughout the state of Louisiana.  This person will be responsible for working with the Deputy Legal Director to develop the vision and strategy, and for executing the plan, to deliver systemic reform. They will supervise a dedicated team of staff attorneys and support staff. To this end, the Senior Supervising Attorney will lead individual and class action cases in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and will engage in other forms of related public advocacy on the topics above. The focus of the position may change as warranted by changes in the law, the circumstances in Louisiana, or the needs of the organization. This position requires a Juris Doctorate degree and at least 8 years of federal court litigation or comparable legal experience. Click here for more information on how to apply. (8/31/20)

Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel seeks an experienced attorney to join its commercial litigation/consumer defense practice for its Metairie office. The primary responsibilities will be defending consumer law matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Having insurance coverage experience would be helpful. Candidates must be independent, highly motivated with strong academics and excellent research and writing abilities. Three years+ of consumer defense experience is preferred, but not required- commercial litigation experience required; top 25% of law school class required; law review and/or moot court preferred. Must be technologically savvy, have advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, and be comfortable in a paperless environment. An excellent communicator, with the ability to adapt, and prioritize a large caseload is the preferred candidate. Interested candidates should submit a resume, transcript, and a writing sample for consideration to Competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package including health insurance and a 401K. (8/28/20)

Growing AV rated Law Firm seeks litigation associate with 3+ years of general casualty insurance defense as well as healthcare litigation, compliance, and commercial litigation. The candidate must have experience drafting pleadings, motions, briefs, and other legal documents on behalf of clients. Responsibilities include attendance and participation in depositions of both fact and expert witnesses as well as preparation and participation in trials and hearings in State and Federal Court. We offer a generous compensation package, year-end bonus, benefits, and free parking. Click here to apply. (8/28/20)

The Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative of the SPLC seeks an experienced immigration attorney to lead its legal and advocacy strategy in Louisiana and Mississippi. The Lead Attorney will supervise a team of two attorneys and two project coordinators. The team serves clients in multiple detention centers, including Pine Prairie ICE Processing Center, LaSalle Detention Center, Winn Correctional Center, and Adams County ICE Processing Center. This position will be based in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Along with a resume, please submit a legal writing sample, a cover letter, three references, and a transcript. Click here to apply. (8/25/20)

The New Orleans, LA office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is actively searching for an attorney with 3 to 5 years of general liability litigation experience. Candidates must possess excellent research and writing skills and be extremely mindful of client guidelines. All candidates must possess Louisiana Bar membership and solid academic credentials. This is an excellent opportunity to join the nation’s 7th largest law firm with a team of 1,600 attorneys within 53 offices nationwide. All candidates should submit their resume, a writing sample, and cover letter to  (8/3/20)

Westerfield Fellow, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law; start date: August 2020. This position is designed for individuals pursuing a career in law teaching and seeking to gain law teaching experience while being afforded time to devote to scholarly writing and publication.  Applicants should have strong academic credentials, writing experience in a judicial clerkship, law practice, or both, and excellent written and oral communication skills.  The Fellow will be responsible for teaching legal reasoning, legal research, legal writing, and oral advocacy skills to two sections of first-year law students in a three-credit-hour class each semester.  The Fellow will teach his or her own classes but will have the benefit of working under the guidance of an experienced director and with experienced professors in a program in which the director and the professors teaching the courses to coordinate the content and pace of the courses.  The Fellow will also have student teaching assistants to aid with courses.  The Fellow will have a faculty mentor in addition to the other professors teaching in the program.  One-year contracts may be renewed.  Salary is competitive with fellowships of a similar nature.  Westerfield Fellows have been successful in obtaining tenure track positions at a number of ABA-accredited law schools. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should be emailed to, with a copy to (7/27/20)


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