Careers
We invite you to inquire about employment opportunities at Rath, Young and Pignatelli.

Our lawyers, professionals and staff have chosen New England as a place to live, to play, to work, and to raise a family.  Many of us come to New Hampshire with backgrounds with large metropolitan law firms.  These large firms offer excellent training and career challenges, but often require a substantial trade-off in lost time to enjoy life.  We pride ourselves on offering a workplace to serve clients with challenging issues, but in an environment that allows balance and pace to your whole life.

Rath, Young and Pignatelli is proud of the breadth and challenge of its practice and its location in beautiful New England.  Our ability to succeed depends on attracting highly qualified lawyers with a commitment to professional growth. Strategic hiring is essential to broadening our expertise, strengthening our service to existing clients and enhancing our prospects for new clients. We require strong writing skills and excellent academic credentials and seek candidates with independence and entrepreneurial spirit, character, sound judgment, and leadership potential.

Litigation Assistant/Paralegal
Concord, NH
We are seeking to hire a candidate who will support working in the litigation, regulatory and tax practice areas. Individual possess the intellectual curiosity to understand the practice and anticipate support needs. Must have excellent organization skills, technology savvy, the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects concurrently. Job Duties: • Maintain attorney calendars. • Perform clerical duties such as drafting correspondence, updating/closing files, filing, photocopying, faxing, ordering stenographers, etc. • Organize litigation paper and electronic files and document productions, including Bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. • Organize deposition and trial exhibits. • Coordinate trial set-up and logistics, including facility with software programs such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, PowerPoint, TrialPad and Trial Director. • Assist with preparation and filing of pleadings, motions, objections and appellate briefs, including organizing exhibits and appendices. • Act as liaison among various practice areas as well as with outside agencies. • Attend Firm sponsored training(s) to maintain required skill level and knowledge of software applications and other skills as requested. • Provide backup support for other Administrative Assistants and Receptionist. Qualifications: • 3 to 5 years of litigation experience. • Project management experience. Project management certificate a plus. • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification. • Advanced working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Federal e-filing system (PACER) and Adobe Acrobat Pro. • Experience with document intensive cases, e-discovery and strong proficiency working with databases. • Ability to work independently, prioritize, multitask and work under pressure. • High level of professionalism, dependability, initiative and adaptability, and attention to detail.
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Legal and Practice Coordinator Position
Concord, NH
We are seeking to hire a candidate who enhances attorney effectiveness by providing office services and implementing administrative systems, procedures and policies. Supports attorney’s trial proceedings and tracking cases, organizes practice group meetings, structures agendas and monitors administrative projects. Candidates should possess the intellectual curiosity to understand the practice and anticipate support needs and maintain confidentiality. Job Duties: • Accomplishes department and organization mission by completing related results as needed and accepting ownership of new and different requests. • Completes administrative projects by identifying and implementing new technology and resources. • Provides information by answering questions and requests. • Keeps cases and matters organized by establishing and organizing files, monitoring calendars, meeting deadlines and documenting actions. • Supports case preparation by organizing and monitoring materials for trial, mediation and discovery responses; assists with scheduling and trial prep; assists with organization of trial materials for team case review. • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. • Maintains administrative workflow by studying methods, implementing cost reductions and developing reporting procedures. • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices and evaluating personnel and technological requirements. • Resolves administrative problems by analyzing information and identifying and communicating solutions; explores opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. • Maintains rapport with customers, managers, and employees by arranging continued contracts, researching and developing new services and methods; setting priorities and resolving problem situations. • Maintains continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating needed actions to management; discovering irregularities; determining continued needs. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred. • 5 years of experience working in a legal administrative or executive assistant position. • Advanced working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Federal e-filing system (PACER) and Adobe Acrobat Pro. • Ability to work independently, prioritize, multitask and work under pressure. • High level of professionalism, discretion, dependability, initiative, adaptability, and attention to detail. • Ability to maintain professional confidentiality in all matters. • Excellent organization skills, technology savvy. • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects concurrently.
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Professional Development
Concord, NH
We believe the first step to becoming a successful lawyer is to be excellent in an area of law that truly interests you. We strongly encourage our young lawyers to become the best in the area of law that is attractive to them, and we devote resources to helping them realize this goal. At Rath, Young and Pignatelli, we encourage lawyers to be actively involved in non-profit and other community institutions.

For more information please contact Kenneth Bartholomew, Chair of our Hiring Committee at kcb@rathlaw.com.
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Disclaimer

The information and materials contained on the Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C. website are intended for informational purposes only. The information you obtain from this website does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The content of an e-mail or any other communication or material sent to the firm or any of its attorneys will not create an attorney-client relationship and, until an attorney-client relationship is otherwise formed, will not be treated as confidential. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own particular situation.

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