Relman Colfax PLLC offers unique opportunities for talented individuals who share our passion for social justice and litigation, enjoy an informal and collegial office environment, and bring to their work a commitment to excellence. 


Accounting Assistant

Relman Colfax PLLC is currently seeking a full-time accounting assistant that is responsible for performing accounting and administrative duties that are essential to the operations of the firm. The accounting assistant is an important part of the accounting department and requires a detail-oriented person that can work well individually and collaboratively. Candidates must also have significant experience with Excel. The accounting assistant will support the accounting functions by processing invoices, transactions, expenses as well as updating the accounting database. Cross training for candidate will include Accounts Receivable, and Billing functionality. See full job posting and application instructions here.

2024-2026 Civil Rights Fellowship
Hiring for 2024-2026 Civil Rights Fellowship is now closed. Applications for 2025-2027 Civil Rights Fellowship will be accepted starting August 2024.

Relman Colfax PLLC annually offers a two-year Civil Rights Fellowship that provides recent law school graduates the opportunity to become familiar and work closely with civil rights litigation and counseling work. J.D. degree required by the end of Spring 2024. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until October 16, 2023. See full job posting and application instructions here.

Summer Associate 2024
Hiring for Summer Associate 2024 is now closed.  Applications for Summer Associate 2025 will be accepted starting August 2024.

Relman Colfax PLLC hires two to four summer associates each year to work in the firm’s Washington, DC office. We are seeking applications for summer associate positions for Summer 2024. Summer associates work on a variety of assignments for the firm’s civil rights litigation and counseling practices, including legal research and writing, preparing attorneys for depositions and hearings, and assisting with investigations and case development. Rising 3Ls are preferred.  Applications are considered on a rolling basis, and applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process. We expect that hiring will be completed by November 2023.  See full job posting and application instructions here. 

Relman Colfax is an equal-opportunity employer that maintains a supportive, equitable environment. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, familial status, family responsibilities, age, personal appearance, matriculation, disability, medical condition, genetic information, political affiliation, military or veteran status, or record of arrest or conviction. We encourage applications from people who identify with historically underserved or underrepresented communities.

Relman Colfax also provides reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. Any applicant who needs accommodations in the application process should email or call Dana Melnik at (202) 728-1888. All other emails related to open positions should be submitted to 

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