Career Opportunities

What differentiates our law firm from any other? Ultimately, it is our culture. At Butzel Long, our values are central to our culture, and these values attract a certain lawyer. We believe our recruiting efforts are critical to our success and are diligent about accessing talent whose values align with ours.

Current Openings:

POSITION: Conflicts and New Matter Coordinator (Full-time)

LOCATION: Detroit, Michigan

GENERAL PURPOSE: Work with members of the Operations department with new matter intake and other clerical duties as needed.

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POSITION: Government Contracts Attorney(s)

GENERAL PURPOSE: Perform the general duties of a partner-level attorney (or associate in a practice group) by managing your existing clients and serving clients of other Firm attorneys by, e.g., crafting legal strategies for addressing Government Contracts issues, conducting bid protests, pursuing claims and disputes, providing expert legal advice and creating legal documents on issues involving contracts or OTAs, changes and equitable adjustments, ethics and compliance, suspension and debarment, investigations, small business programs (including 8(a), SDVO, HUBZone, and WOSB), data rights and other intellectual property rights, prime/sub relations, teaming agreements, Joint Ventures, DCAA audits, cost allowability issues, terminations, security clearances and classified contracts, cybersecurity requirements, supply chain accountability, FMS, FMF and DCCs, and compliance with statutes and regulations such as the FAR, DFARS, False Claims Act, BAA, TAA, TINA, Wage Rate Requirements (Construction) Act (formerly Davis-Bacon), 41 USC Chapter 65 (formerly Walsh-Healey Act), Fair Labor Standards Act and the Service Contract Labor Standards statute (formerly Service Contract Act).

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POSITION:  Commercial Litigation Associate

GENERAL PURPOSE:  We are hiring an associate attorney to join our complex commercial litigation team to help us handle our diverse, dynamic, and growing book of business.  While a majority of our clients are based in the Detroit area, our cases are nation-wide and even have a global reach.  Illustrative cases include global automotive supplier disputes, trade secret disputes, shareholder oppression cases, breach of contract matters, and much more.  Our clients include Fortune 500 companies as well as startups and small businesses.  Our current cases are pending in state and federal courts across the country as well as state and federal courts of appeal.  We are looking for an attorney who is able to perform the general duties of an associate attorney by creating legal documents, attending hearings, conducting depositions, managing and advising clients on legal transactions, and providing high-level support and assistance to partner-level litigation attorneys during all phases of litigation. 

Butzel Long has been in existence for 165 years and has helped shape the legal and business landscape of the city of Detroit and this region for over one-and-a-half decades.  We continue to grow our clientele base and to be at the forefront of some of the biggest cases and most important issues in our industry.  We are seeking a standout candidate to join our growing team.

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POSITION:  Labor and Employment Associate

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Perform the general duties of an associate attorney by creating legal documents, attending hearings, conducting depositions, responding to EEOC and MDCR Charges, managing and advising clients on legal issues involving employees, and providing support and assistance to partner-level litigation attorneys during all phases of employment related litigation and traditional labor matters.

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Please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@butzel.com.

For information regarding current career opportunities, please contact recruiting@butzel.com.

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