Benefits & Executive Compensation Associate

  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Jan 11, 2022
Full time Legal

Job Description

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is actively recruiting an associate with 2-4 years of experience to join the Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group in our Chicago, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco or Washington, D.C. offices.  

Our ideal candidate will have experience advising on qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, fiduciary governance, and other employee benefit matters.  Experience with nonqualified plans and advising on compensation and benefits issues in corporate transactions, including ESOP transactions, is also helpful.   Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, a can-do, problem-solving attitude, intrinsic motivation, and strong academic credentials are required. Large law firm benefits experience is preferred but not required.  This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative AmLaw 50 firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

About Faegre Drinker

Faegre Drinker is an international law firm designed for clients. With over 1,300 legal and consulting professionals in 22 locations spanning the globe, we bring our clients fresh, workable ideas to support their most complex business and legal challenges. Our client focus and trust in one another is grounded in a culture of collaboration, collegiality, civility, respect, diversity and inclusion. We welcome colleagues who think creatively, embrace complex challenges and constantly strive to improve.

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of employment, including retirement, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.
We are committed to providing equitable access to employment for all and welcome qualified applicants with disabilities who meet the qualifications of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.  If you need an accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to to let us know the nature of your request.