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Relman, Dane & Colfax 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.

Relman, Dane & 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, Dane & Colfax also provides reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. Any applicant who needs an accommodation in the application process should contact:


Civil Rights Counseling Associate/Counsel

Relman Dane & Colfax is accepting applications for a counsel or associate to work on cutting-edge civil rights and consumer protection issues in the firm's Civil Rights Counseling practice in its Washington, D.C. office. The counsel or associate will provide legal and strategic advice on the most important civil rights and consumer protection issues facing institutions today, with an emphasis on fair lending and fair housing. The Counseling group develops and encourages best-in-class practices for a range of issues, including increasing access to responsible credit for historically underserved populations and promoting techniques to address algorithmic bias. See full job posting and application instructions here.

Litigation Senior Associate/Counsel

Relman Dane & Colfax is accepting applications for a senior litigation associate or counsel position in its Washington, D.C. 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.

Director of Administration

Relman Dane & Colfax is accepting applications for Director of Administration in its Washington, D.C. office. The Firm seeks applicants who have significant office management experience with vendors, IT providers, marketing and communications, human resources and special events. See full job posting and application instructions here.


Summer 2020 Summer Associates

Relman Dane & Colfax hires two to four law students each year to work as summer associates in the firm’s Washington, DC office. We are seeking applications for summer associate positions for Summer 2020. 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. Applications will be accepted after July 10, 2019, and applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process. Click here for additional information and application instructions.


Each year, Relman Dane & Colfax hires several paralegals for a two-year civil rights paralegal program. 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. In January 2020, the firm will begin accepting applications for the two-year program that will start in summer 2020.

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