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.

Business Associate – Denver

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Sherman & Howard is seeking a Business Associate to work in our Denver office.

Consideration will be given to candidates with excellent academic credentials and 1 to 3 years of general corporate transactional experience. M&A experience is preferred. Candidates will be expected to work independently and assume responsibility at increasing levels of significance.

Employee Benefits / ERISA Associate – Denver

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is currently seeking a qualified senior associate for its Employee Benefits/ERISA Group in the Denver, Colorado office. Candidates must have at least four years of relevant experience. The position requires excellent academic credentials, extensive drafting experience, and experience with retirement plans, deferred compensation and health and welfare plans, including experience with the Affordable Care Act. The position offers sophisticated clients, challenging work, a friendly, collegial work environment and excellent compensation and benefits.

Family Law Associate – Denver

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Sherman & Howard is currently seeking an experienced family law associate to work in the Litigation Department of the Denver office.

Consideration will be given to candidates with 2-4 years of experience in family law and a commitment to developing their practice specifically in the area of family law.

Candidates must have strong financial background or acumen, as well as excellent academic credentials, writing abilities, and client service skills. Priority consideration will be given to those with judicial clerkship experience.

At this time, the Firm is not accepting resumes for this position from recruiters or placement agencies. Thank you.

Labor & Employment Associate – Arizona

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Sherman & Howard seeks candidates with excellent academic credentials and 2-4 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; clear communications within the firm, with client representatives, and with government agencies; appreciation of clients’ business issues and opportunities; litigation activities of all kinds, including drafting motions, discovery, participating in adversarial hearings, trials, and appeals; and professional and community involvement. New Associates assume increasing independence and responsibility as experience and performance allow.

The position is based in the Phoenix or Scottsdale, AZ office. Occasional travel required.

At this time, the Firm is not accepting resumes for this position from recruiters or placement agencies. Thank you.

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.

At this time, the Firm is not accepting resumes for this position from recruiters or placement agencies. 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, the Firm is not accepting resumes for this position from recruiters or placement agencies. Thank you.