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Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate - Parsippany, NJ

Position Overview

Day Pitney is seeking an Associate with 2-4 years of employee benefits experience to join our Parsippany, N.J. office.

Ideal candidates will have experience in the design, implementation, and administration of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans and other ERISA-covered plans, including 403(b) plans, and health and welfare plans. Knowledge of executive compensation is a plus.

Day Pitney's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group provides sophisticated planning and consulting services to our clients with respect to issues affecting pension and welfare benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements under the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, and federal and state securities laws. Day Pitney's clients who sponsor qualified pension plans rely on our team to assist them with all aspects of qualified plan work, including the design, implementation, merger, and partial and full termination of all types of pension plans and related participant communications.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is entrepreneurial and looking to work alongside industry experts to develop and implement innovative solutions to the complex challenges in this rapidly changing area.

Day Pitney offers a hybrid in-office / remote work schedule to provide flexibility to our attorneys and staff.


  • 2-4 years of demonstrated employee benefits experience in a law firm, accounting/consulting firm or as in-house counsel
  • Excellent technical, legal research, professional and client service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and advocacy skills
  • Team-oriented with an emphasis on collaboration
  • Effective and efficient problem solving capabilities with the ability to work independently and proactively, and to develop creative solutions to meet client and team needs
  • New Jersey Bar admission in good standing

About Day Pitney

Day Pitney, an East Coast-based law firm with national and international reach, has approximately 300 attorneys in 13 offices in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Washington, DC. Day Pitney's Corporate, Litigation, and Trusts and Estates attorneys represent a variety of clients from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. Since 1902, Day Pitney has been working collaboratively and effectively with clients in a wide range of industries, including Energy and Utilities; Financial Services; Healthcare and Life Sciences; Insurance and Reinsurance; Intellectual Property and Technology; Family Office Practice; Real Estate and Environmental; and Tax Exempt Organizations and Charitable Giving. Day Pitney's lawyers provide deep bench knowledge and experience and work seamlessly across disciplines to guide our clients through the evolving legal landscape. For more information on Day Pitney, visit

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion is one of Day Pitney's core values. The firm is committed to diversity and inclusiveness and fosters diversity within our firm and the communities in which we live. The Diversity & Inclusion Committee is responsible for furthering the firm's diversity objectives and implementing the firm's diversity plan, which is spearheaded by the Executive Committee. Day Pitney qualified for Mansfield Certification Plus status, indicating that the firm has successfully reached at least 30% diverse lawyer representation in a notable number of our current leadership roles and committees. The firm has been a part of the Mansfield Rule process since the inaugural version in 2017.

Join Us

If you want to join a collaborative, energetic, and nurturing environment where you will take on complex challenges and have a direct impact on the successes of businesses and the lives of people, Day Pitney is the place for you. You will be a key contributor working on sophisticated legal matters alongside recognized leaders in their fields, with mentoring and support along the way to hone your skills and help you reach your career goals. Required application materials include a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample (two to three pages from your academic or work experience of which you are the sole author). All applications must be submitted through our online portal.

Day Pitney is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.