Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP - Associate Attorney

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Posted: June 22, 2018

Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP has developed a reputation as aggressive litigators, advocates, and accomplished negotiators. Our dynamic team of attorneys offer a diverse skill set and are able to tackle the toughest and most complex issues facing tribal governments, tribal corporations, and Native Americans.

We are seeking an ambitious entry-level Associate Attorney for our Omaha, Nebraska office. You must possess excellent legal writing and research, communication, and interpersonal skills.

The right candidate will:
•Assist Firm partners with analysis and set the foundation for ongoing legal cases and issues in a broad spectrum of practice areas central to the needs of Indian tribes and organizations including Business Transactions, Finance, Gaming, Government Affairs, Litigation, Environmental Law and Policy, Energy, Natural Resources, Taxation, Tribally controlled schools and colleges, and Tribal Housing.

•Assist Firm litigators with discovery, drafting pleadings, confidential settlements, and trial preparation.
•Research legal issues and prepare memorandums, documents, and policies
•Work closely with our Rapid City, South Dakota office on matters involving litigation, tribally controlled schools and colleges, and tribal housing including client travel to meetings as needed.
•Regional travel, approximately 30% of the time.

Requirements include:

•Graduate of an ABA accredited law school with experience or coursework in tribal and Federal Indian law.
•Status as an active member in good standing of the bar in at least one state jurisdiction and ability to obtain licensure in Nebraska within 6 months of hire. We are willing to accept recent law school graduates who have taken the July Bar exam and are awaiting results.
•Familiarity with federal, state, and tribal court proceedings, rules, and procedures.
•Ability and willingness to meet tight and unexpected deadlines.
•Organized; Detailed; Flexible; Accurate; Reliable and Dependable.
•Desire and passion to serve the needs of Indian tribes, and to advocate for tribal sovereignty and tribal self-sufficiency.

Your contributions are rewarded with a “Total Compensation” Package including a competitive salary, bonus potential, and excellent benefits. Omaha is a great place to live. U.S. News & World Report ranked Omaha as one of the top 20 places to live in the U.S.

E-mail your resume, writing example, law school transcript, and cover letter with salary requirements to:
Ann Hacker; Director of Human Resources
ahacker@ndnlaw.com

Deadline for submitting resume and required supporting documents is Monday, July 30, 2018.