Litigation Associate Attorney

Shaw Bransford & Roth, P.C.
Posted Feb 02
Full Time
Washington, District Of Columbia

Founded in 1982, Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C. is a boutique litigation and government affairs law firm in Washington, D.C. We are a premier federal employment and federal practice group seeking legal talent to join the law practice as a Litigation Associate Attorney. We represent individuals and federal agencies in a wide array of civil and administrative litigation on employment issues, security clearance proceedings, attorney disciplinary matters, and federal government investigations.

Our clients are officials from across the entire Executive Branch, including executives, Foreign Service Officers, medical personnel, law enforcement officers, intelligence officers, and attorneys. We assist employers with difficult, sensitive, and high-profile employee misconduct matters, addressing conduct and performance problems and conducting workplace investigations. We litigate cases before federal district and appellate courts, including novel questions of statutory and constitutional interpretation, and before federal administrative agencies.

Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C. is a tight-knit group of attorneys and professionals in a unique practice area within the public employment niche. We seek self-motivated applicants, who value teamwork, collaboration, and employee engagement. If you have 3–5 years of experience as an associate attorney in a major law firm and seeking an off-ramp or dispirited with working in the government, we have an expanding law practice seeking seasoned and ambitious legal talent.

This position reports directly to a Partner Attorney.

This is a full-time position located in downtown Washington, D.C. (Farragut North Metro-Red Line).


  • 3-5 years at a law firm, DOJ, or similar experience.
  • Previous litigation experience is a must.
  • Ability to develop and nurture client relationships.
  • An interest in government.
  • Collegiality.
  • Business Acumen.
  • DC Bar license or waive-in eligibility.
  • Judicial clerkship experience is a plus.


A robust benefits package is provided to all full-time employees.