Job Opening:

Associate Attorney – Labor & Employment

ScottHulse PC, a well-established, AV Preeminent Rated commercial law firm headquartered in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico serving the West Texas, Mexico and Southern New Mexico Borderplex, is seeking a Labor & Employment Associate Attorney with 2+ years of substantive experience in L&E matters, including litigation.

This is an opportunity to be an integral member of one of the region’s leading labor and employment practice teams, which provides a full spectrum of L&E legal and advisory services to local, regional and national employers in both the public and private sectors. Key areas of our comprehensive representation and service include preventive advice and training; regulatory compliance matters; litigation; alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration; organized labor issues; and changes in ownership and reductions in workforce, to name a few.

L&E associates work directly with the Chair of the practice group, who is also a member of the Firm’s board. The associate who is hired for this position will be challenged and rewarded by an accelerated learning track with immediate hands-on client contact, which provides an opportunity to grow quickly. ScottHulse is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce of highly talented professionals and to providing an attainable path to shareholder status.

The successful candidate will have management defense side experience with legal research, analysis and drafting of complex memoranda, motions and briefs in the context of employment disputes. Ideal candidates will also have strong employment litigation skills, including trial and pre-trial experience, as well as experience drafting and arguing dispositive motions, taking and defending depositions and counseling clients on employment issues.

This position is in El Paso, Texas, one of most dynamic growth markets in North America. El Paso has been continually ranked as the #1 Safest Large City in the U.S. and is a Milken Institute Top 20 Best Performing City. If you want to work in a respected law firm and major, emerging city, where you can build your career and family for the long-term, while enjoying work/life balance and great quality of life, this is an excellent opportunity.

Outstanding academic credentials and excellent written and oral communication skills required. Texas Bar required; New Mexico Bar a plus. A federal district court or circuit court of appeals clerkship is also a plus. Bilingual English/Spanish skills and ties to El Paso are desirable.

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and law school transcript with the subject line “Labor & Employment Associate Attorney” to or to apply online.

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10 Key Reasons to Join Our Team
  • A mid-size firm with the sophistication of a large firm
  • Accelerated experience for young attorneys
  • A collaborative, team-oriented culture
  • Exposure to diverse practice groups
  • Opportunity for personal and professional development
  • Work side by side with senior shareholders
  • Direct contact with high-quality clients
  • Develop experience in a cross-border market
  • Regionally competitive compensation and benefits
  • Opportunity for work/life balance