Fighting for Fair Pay

Employment Opportunities

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

DATA ANALYTICS

IT SPECIALIST

Associate Attorney

About Us

We are seeking to hire an attorney with two or more years of legal experience to assist in handling the Firm’s wage and hour litigation practice. For over 25 years, the Firm has been representing employees only, primarily in overtime pay, minimum wage, and other wage theft cases. We are proud to handle cases for a sizable low- and middle-income population as well as undocumented and documented immigrants. We handle individual, class, and collective actions throughout the U.S. Most of our litigation is in federal court.

About You

Applicants need a deep commitment to righting wrongs, strong research skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills, and an exceptional ability to navigate complex substantive law and litigation procedures. Superior interpersonal skills are also required to work with our team and our diverse clients. Experience before law school or a legal career is valued. Spanish fluency or fluency in another language is highly desirable, but is not required for consideration. Availability to travel is required; however, work-related traveling will be limited.

What You Will Do

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in all aspects of civil litigation relating to wage theft;
  • Interviewing clients and potential witnesses;
  • Taking and defending depositions;
  • Drafting pleadings, discovery demands and responses;
  • Reviewing and analyzing discovery responses and production;
  • Calendaring litigation timelines and managing litigation logistics;
  • Engaging in motion practice, trials in federal court and arbitration, and appeals;
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships; and
  • Collaborating with paralegals, and data scientists on data discovery and damages models.

Growth opportunities within the Firm include advancement to partnership.

 Remote Work

In-person collaboration has historically been the heart of what makes us effective and also a deeply satisfying place to work. That said, the COVID experience has shown that the firm can function effectively with remote work. In recognition that different people thrive in different environments, the firm has adopted remote work arrangements for those people who want flexibility. With approval, you may work remotely. And we expect all staff to work in the office on staff meeting days.

 Commitment to Diversity

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity as a strength and overall enrichment to our workplace and society as a whole. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital or familial status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any legally protected status.

Compensation, & Benefits

Compensation includes a salary range of $82,400 to $94,597 depending on relevant experience, bonuses in profitable years, vacation and sick pay, health insurance, 401k, 18 weeks of parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and other benefits. We have a reasonable 1,400 billable hour requirement. We are family-friendly and thrive on a collegial, team-based litigation approach. If you are interested, please email your cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and three references to agarcia@getmansweeney.com. No phone calls please.

 

Data Analytics

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is a law firm located in Kingston, NY specializing in large wage-and-hour class action litigation on behalf of employees (never employers). We are looking for a technology and data specialist who would enjoy applying their analytical skills in a social justice context related to workers’ wage and hour rights at a small, dynamic law office. We work as a team, and the candidate should enjoy working with our team of 8 lawyers, 7 paralegals, and 2 data science and technology specialists.

The firm primarily handles overtime and minimum wage cases and we are proud to represent workers    at all levels of financial means.  We are currently suing numerous large international companies and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients. The firm strongly believes in equal employment opportunities.

Summary:

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn would like to add a new full-time employee to expand our data science and technology department which is currently staffed by two people. This position requires a person with strong skills working with mathematical analysis of large datasets, writing/describing complicated concepts to non-expert clients and staff, and experience with Windows Server and workstation hardware and software.

The Range Of Tasks Will Include:

Data Retrieval

  • Analysis of a wide range of database architectures to determine methods to extract useful data
  • Write tutorials for non-tech experts describing techniques for data extraction
  • Research sector specific software tools to ascertain where useful data lies

Data Manipulation

  • Data cleansing and format manipulation
  • Creation of dynamic dashboards for use by colleagues without data science expertise
  • Modeling dynamic payroll, work hours, and legal damage calculations

IT Support

  • Support of a Windows Server infrastructure and various law firm applications
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving typical workstation and network issues
  • Support clients and research methods related to retrieval and transfer of case related data

Continued Education/Development

  • Research new tools, programming techniques, and methods
  • Training other data science team members and other staff
  • Writing narratives explaining your work for a non-datacentric audience

Core Skill Requirements:

  • Create accurate mathematical analysis and extrapolations of multi-gigabyte datasets data sets
  • High-level proficiency with Excel
  • Familiarity with R or Python
  • Familiarity with implementation of Regular Expressions
  • Understanding of database structures and SQL queries
  • Able to write clear narratives and tutorials for non-expert audience
  • Experience in troubleshooting and configuring Windows workstations and networks
  • Familiarity with Windows Server and general IT hardware and software
  • Have flexible schedule and occasionally work nights or weekends to attend to IT system needs or meet deadlines for case related work

Other Useful Skills:

  • Familiarity with a legal office environment
  • SAS, Stata, VBA, Java, C#, .Net or other programming languages
  • Machine Learning or AI methodologies that can be used to clean and interrogate data sets.
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint or other cloud-based office administration tools
  • Experience with statistical analysis and modeling

Remote work arrangements will be considered. Please state your preferences in your cover letter.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster. Do not contact us with unsolicited services or offers.

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity as a strength and overall enrichment to our workplace and society as a whole. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital or familial status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any legally protected status.

Compensation includes salary of $80,000 to $90,041 (depending on relevant experience), bonuses in profitable years, vacation and sick pay, health insurance, 401k, 18 weeks of parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and other benefits. We are family-friendly and thrive on a collegial, team-based litigation approach. If you are interested, please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to analytics@getmansweeney.com. No phone calls please, and incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

IT Specialist

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is a law firm located in Kingston, NY specializing in large wage-and-hour class action litigation on behalf of employees (never employers). We are looking for a technology and data specialist who would enjoy applying their analytical skills in a social justice context related to workers’ wage and hour rights at a small, dynamic law office. We work as a team, and the candidate should enjoy working with our team of 8 lawyers, 7 paralegals, and 2 data science and technology specialists.

The firm primarily handles overtime and minimum wage cases and we are proud to represent workers    at all levels of financial means.  We are currently suing numerous large international companies and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients. The firm strongly believes in equal employment opportunities.

Summary:

Getman, Sweeney, Dunn would like to add a new full-time employee to expand our technology and data science department which is currently staffed by two people. This position is primarily one that requires a person with versatile technology skills in Windows Server (on-premises) and workstation hardware and software, 365/Teams/SharePoint, backups, networks, and web skills.

The Range Of Tasks Will Include:

IT Infrastructure Support

  • Support of a Windows Server infrastructure and various law firm applications
  • Backup and file storage maintenance
  • WSUS
  • Powershell
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving typical workstation and network issues
  • Support clients and research methods related to retrieval and transfer of case-related data
  • Support of 20 on-premises and remote users, workstations and laptops

Case/Marketing Tech Support

  • File conversion and manipulation
  • Web scraping
  • Power Automate
  • Various Windows applications
  • Work related to damage calculations in coordination with Data Scientists

Development

  •  Research new tools, programming techniques, and methods to deploy in workplace
  • Training staff on new workplace technologies

Core Skill Requirements

  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting Windows Server, workstations and networks
  • Knowledge of general Windows IT hardware and software
  • Familiarity with Regular Expressions
  • Knowledge of Powershell
  • High-level proficiency with Excel and Word
  • Able to write clear narratives and tutorials for non-expert audience
  • Have flexible schedule and occasionally work nights or weekends to attend to IT system needs or meet deadlines for case-related work

Other useful skills

  • Familiarity with a legal office environment
  • Familiarity with R, Python and/or SQL
  • Familiarity with SASS, Stata, VBA, Java, C#, .Net or other programming languages

This position is not eligible for a remote work arrangement.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster. Do not contact us with unsolicited services or offers.

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity as a strength and overall enrichment to our workplace and society as a whole. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital or familial status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any legally protected status.

Compensation includes salary of $75,000 to $85,000 depending on relevant experience, bonuses in profitable years, vacation and sick pay, health insurance, 401k, 18 weeks of parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and other benefits. We are family-friendly and thrive on a collegial, team-based litigation approach. If you are interested, please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to analytics@getmansweeney.com. No phone calls please, and incomplete applications will not be considered.