Legal Opportunities

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. offers challenging work with sophisticated clients in a friendly, supportive environment. We offer competitive compensation, including hours and business development bonuses, and comprehensive benefit packages.

To apply for a position below, please electronically submit your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to: recruit@shermanhoward.com.

Transactional / IP Associate – Denver

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Sherman & Howard is seeking candidates with excellent academic credentials and 3-4 years of corporate transactional experience with an IP and technology focus. Significant experience in intellectual property is preferred, specifically in software development, intellectual property licensing transactions, technology transfer, joint ventures, strategic alliances, development agreements, reseller and distribution agreements, e-commerce and similar technology transactions. Duties will include negotiation, drafting, and due diligence, and will involve a significant level of client contact. Strong attention to detail and client service skills are required. A technical background (e.g., a science degree or computer programming experience) is beneficial but not required.

ERISA / Employee Benefits Paralegal – Denver

Posted on: January 5, 2015

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is seeking a part-time or full-time ERISA paralegal to join its Tax & Probate Department.

Candidates should have 1-5 years of experience in employee benefit paralegal matters, be detail-oriented, and possess excellent writing and organizational skills. Experience with qualified plan administration is desired, as well as familiarity with the Datair administration system. Designation as “QPA” is also highly desired.

Duties of this position include assisting in drafting retirement plan documents, performance of discrimination testing, review of plan contributions, and IRS filings.

A 4-year undergraduate degree with strong academic credentials is preferred.

Labor & Employment Paralegal – Denver

Posted on: December 17, 2014

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is seeking a paralegal to work with the Labor & Employment Law Department of its Denver office.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of business training and experience is required. A certificate of completion from a Paralegal school or institute and two plus years of experience providing paralegal support for attorneys in litigation or Labor & Employment law practice and in both federal and state court are preferred.

This position requires comfort and proficiency with technical systems and, specifically, with litigation support databases and trial presentation software. Candidates should have the ability and desire to learn new systems quickly and to use them on a high-volume basis. Experience with Eclipse, CaseMap, Law, and Trial Director is highly desirable.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS: The position involves all of the following: Knowledge of business English, spelling and grammar and generally accepted legal terms. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to organize, prepare and maintain detailed records and reports. Ability to organize and prioritize tasks. Ability to plan, organize and carry out assignments in a timely manner. Knowledge of litigation and court rules and procedures. Ability to set up and organize case databases, create checklists and other records. Knowledge of legal and general research techniques and the use of software systems available for conducting legal research. Ability to interview witnesses and gather relevant evidence. Ability to prepare and analyze technical information/reports. Ability to establish and maintain good rapport with attorneys, clients and other employees.

Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Labor & Employment Associate – Denver

Posted on: December 1, 2014

Sherman & Howard seeks candidates with excellent academic credentials and 1-2 years of legal experience. Experience and/or strong interest in labor and employment law required. Strong analytical and writing skills and strong public speaking and presentation skills are required. Spanish language fluency desired. Duties include legal research and writing; communications with client representatives and with government agencies; litigation activities of all kinds, including drafting motions, discovery, and participation in adversarial hearings and trials. New Associates assume increasing independence and responsibility as experience and performance allow.

The position is based in the Denver, CO office. Occasional travel required.

At this time, we are not accepting resumes from search agencies or recruiters for this position. Thank you.

Litigation Associate – Denver

Posted on: November 11, 2014

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is currently seeking a Litigation Associate to join its Denver office.

Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, 1-3 years of experience, strong attention to detail, excellent writing and client service skills. Candidates will be expected to work independently and assume responsibility at increasing levels of significance.

At this time, we are not accepting resumes from search agencies or recruiters for this position. Thank you.

Transactional Associate – Denver

Posted on: August 14, 2014

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is currently seeking a junior to mid-level Transactional Associate to join its Denver office.

Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and 2-3 years of mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance and/or commercial real estate experience. Candidates will be expected to work independently and assume responsibility at increasing levels of significance. Some monthly travel to our other Colorado offices may be involved.