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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.


Litigation Attorney/Counsel

Relman Colfax PLLC is accepting applications for the litigation attorney or counsel position in its Washington, DC office. The firm seeks applicants who have significant litigation experience. See full job posting and application instructions here.

Counseling Attorney/Counsel

Relman Colfax PLLC is accepting applications for a position in its Washington, D.C. Civil Rights Counseling group. See full job posting and application instructions here.

Administrative Assistant

Relman Colfax PLLC is accepting applications for an administrative assistant position in its Washington, DC office. The Administrative Assistant facilitates the efficiency of the office’s day-to-day operations by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks. The core duties of the Administrative Assistant revolve around supporting others with tasks that enhance communication and organization. See full job posting and application instructions here.

Paralegal Program

Paralegals for 2021-2023 Term

Relman Colfax PLLC is seeking several paralegals for its two-year civil rights paralegal program to begin in early summer 2021. Paralegals are an integral part of both the litigation and civil rights counseling groups at the firm. They interview individuals seeking representation from the firm; conduct factual investigations; review client and discovery documents; assist in preparation of legal briefs, client presentations, and preparation for trials; analyze statistical data to assess disparate impact; communicate with clients and witnesses; and conduct various administrative tasks. Paralegals have opportunities to attend strategy sessions, client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trials. Applications for positions beginning in summer 2021 will be accepted from December 15, 2020 to March 15, 2021. See full job posting and application instructions here.


Relman Colfax PLLC hires two to four law students each year to work as summer associates in the firm’s Washington, DC office. 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. 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 an accommodation in the application process should email or call Dana Melnik at (202) 728-1888.

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