Education Litigation Associate - Atlanta

Parker Poe, 1075 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Req #302
Friday, September 23, 2022
Become part of the Parker Poe team that – for more than a century – has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments. We are a tight-knit firm that values the person beyond the lawyer or professional. Because of this, in addition to structured integration efforts, you will find that mentorship, professional development, and internal referrals happen organically. If you want to join a collaborative team providing sophisticated legal services – without losing sight of our calling to give back to our communities – this is the place to be.
Parker Poe is seeking a litigation associate with 2-5 years of experience to join our growing Education Industry Team in Atlanta, Georgia. The ideal candidate will have substantiative research, writing and communication skills and have a desire to serve the education industry. This is a unique opportunity to assist educational professionals and school districts on a variety of legal issues that affect them daily, including constitutional issues, Title IX, student issues, employment issues, and general litigation. Applicants must have excellent writing, research, and communication skills and be willing and able to work with a close-knit and collaborative team that shares a passion for education law.
Parker Poe represents education institutions in every type of legal matter that comes before them. Our understanding of the unique needs of schools and colleges comes from years of experience and a cross-discipline practice which includes attorneys who have deep experience in specialized legal areas that are important to education clients. Our clients have included every type of education institution – public and private colleges and universities, K-12 public school districts, private schools and charter schools. In 2022, Parker Poe added 17 experienced education attorneys to its Atlanta office, making this practice one of the largest and most active in the Southeast.
We have a politically savvy team that is a close observer of the political, regulatory and cultural forces that impact today's schools as never before, and we help clients navigate sensitive issues. The team interacts with local, state and federal regulatory agencies, administrative tribunals and federal courts, and influences education policy and shares best practices through thought leadership. Together, we devise practical and flexible solutions for the increasingly complex matters that affect operations today and our education client’s success tomorrow so that they can retain focus on their core mission of educating students.

For more than a century, Parker Poe has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments in transactions, regulatory issues, and complex litigation. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in the education, energy, financial services, government, health care, life sciences, manufacturing, and real estate industries. Parker Poe has more than 275 attorneys serving clients from eight offices in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Spartanburg, South Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; and Washington, DC.
Lawyers in each of our offices are rated among the highest quality attorneys across their respective states, recognized for effective and efficient service. The Best Lawyers in America lists nearly 80 of our attorneys in its rankings, and we are also well-recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Super Lawyers, Chambers USA, and other ratings publications.

It is Parker Poe’s policy that all resumes and other information regarding candidates must be directed to the Recruiting Contact and a current executed fee agreement must be in place. There are no exceptions to this policy and a placement fee will not be paid or special priority assigned to any resume sent to Parker Poe in any other manner. 
Parker Poe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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