Lerch, Early & Brewer, a full-service commercial law firm in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking an attorney with 1-3 years of experience to work on employment related matters. The ideal candidate has experience handling a mix of employer-side counseling, compliance, and litigation matters.

Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate high standards of professional excellence, a commitment to outstanding client satisfaction, ability to work well with others, and a strong work ethic. MD Bar or eligible for admission without examination required, DC, and VA Bar preferred.

Lerch Early’s employment attorneys place clients ahead of the curve through training, policy development, and counseling on best employment practices in light of local, state, and national employment law developments and trends. In addition, Lerch Early attorneys defend employers in claims of alleged discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, and other employment claims. We have a strong commitment to understanding our client’s business and hiring needs and reputation so we can contribute to their success and well-being. Our associate attorneys frequently work directly with clients helping them achieve their business objectives. 

For additional information about our Employment practice at Lerch Early, refer to the following web link: https://www.lerchearly.com/services/employment-labor .

Mentoring and Pathway to Principal:

All new attorneys joining Lerch Early receive mentoring to guide them along the pathway to becoming an independent and successful Principal at the firm.


Lerch Early offers excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave and 401(k). The firm is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and hire attorneys and staff with a broad variety of backgrounds and capabilities.  

 Help Us Learn About You:

The best applicants provide a cover letter (attached to your resume) telling us about your applicable employment related experience and your interest in working at Lerch Early. We’d love to learn about you, so please share information you think distinguishes you from other candidates.

Application Instructions:

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] and note that you are applying for the Employment Associate position.