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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 Support Specialist

Relman Colfax PLLC is accepting applications for a litigation support specialist position in its Washington, DC office. The litigation support specialist will perform a variety of duties related to the firm’s electronic discovery management and review protocols, with a focus on data processing, document management, end user technical support, and support to attorneys and paralegals throughout all phases of the EDRM. See full job posting and application instructions here.

Litigation Senior Associate/Counsel

Relman Colfax PLLC is accepting applications for a senior litigation associate or counsel position in its Washington, DC office. The firm seeks applicants who have significant litigation experience and are prepared to handle a civil rights litigation caseload without supervision. 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. We have completed summer associate hiring for summer 2020. Information about the summer 2021 program will be posted in July 2021.


Paralegals for 2020-2022 Term

Relman Colfax PLLC is seeking several paralegals for its two-year civil rights paralegal program to begin in early summer 2020. 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 2020 will be accepted from December 1, 2019 to March 15, 2020. 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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