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What is the firm’s equal employment policy?
One of Womble Carlyle’s core values is respect for the individual. In keeping with this core value, the Firm’s employment and human resources policies and decisions are adopted and implemented without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. The Firm is committed to complying with all applicable local, state, and federal laws implementing the objective of equal opportunity for all persons.
Click the link for the “EEO is the Law” poster and supplement. Click here for versions of the poster in other languages. If you require the poster in another format, please contact us at (877) 862-2563 and leave a detailed message with your request.
How do I search for available positions?
On the Recruiting page, select the Current Openings | Apply Online link for attorney positions. For staff openings, click on the Staff Position Openings link. On the left side of the page, you can sort by date of posting, office, title, and department.
How do I apply for a position?
Once you have located a position of interest, click the check box on the right hand side of the posting beside the phrase, “Click here to apply for this position.” At the bottom of the screen, click the Apply Now button. A web application form should appear on your screen. Required fields have an asterisk.
Because we are considered a federal contractor, you will be offered the opportunity to complete a voluntary self-identification of disability form. If you decide to complete the form, you may then email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any responses you provide will be confidential and used for reporting purposes only. In addition, you will have the ability to upload a résumé, cover letter, and any other related materials.
I am having an issue with the online application process. Who do I contact?
Some web browsers are not supported by our job posting vendor. If you have received the warning below or if you experience any issues with the online application process and/or cannot complete the online application, please contact our Project Administrator, Michelle Tucker at (336) 747-2722.
What are your application accommodations for applicants with disabilities?
For assistance for applicants with disabilities, please call (877) 862-2563. You will be directed to a dedicated line to address your accommodation request. Please leave a detailed message with your name, contact details, and other pertinent information. You will receive a prompt response. Messages left on this line for other purposes will not receive a response.
Does the firm have a diversity program?
In principle and in practice, Womble Carlyle values and seeks diversity. We believe that diversity strengthens the Firm and enables us to better respond to client needs. Simply put, the Firm does not tolerate employment discrimination in any form. See more at: http://www.wcsr.com/Firm-and-Clients/Diversity
Will I receive a response after I complete the application form?
Yes. You will receive a confirmation email that we have received your application. If you meet the qualifications for the job and are considered a top candidate for the position, a representative from the firm will contact you regarding next steps in the recruiting process.
If you are a search firm…
Womble Carlyle requires a signed search firm agreement prior to the interview process. We will not accept search firm submissions for law students, entry-level associates or judicial clerks. All search firm contact for attorney and patent agent candidates should funnel through our Lateral Recruiting Team. Unsolicited staff applications submitted through search firms will not be accepted.