Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Associate: Billings, MT
Holland & Hart LLP
Location: Billings, Montana
Type: Full Time
Holland & Hart’s Billings, MT office is seeking an associate to join its office as part of the firm’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources practice group.
We are seeking candidates who are interested and/or have experience in environmental compliance, administrative and/or natural resources law. Technical experience and/or expertise in engineering, physical sciences or related fields is desired. The position requires a desire to litigate and the ability to effectively communicate with clients and their technical experts. Ideal candidates will have strong academic performance records and personal qualities that align with our firm’s core values: integrity; excellence; innovation; teamwork; our commitment to one another; our diverse work force; our communities, and; living full lives.
Holland & Hart seeks candidates who bring a balance of strong academic performance, intellectual capability, technical competence, and effective interpersonal skills. We look for well-rounded individuals who display motivation, maturity, creativity, and independence.
Holland & Hart’s compensation is merit-based—you’ll be evaluated on your individual performance and achievements. Our generous bonus program rewards financial contributions and hard work and associates are also eligible for fee splits.
Holland & Hart expects associates to invest 1800 hours on billable matters, 75 hours of pro bono/public service work (or 50 hours of pro bono legal work), including at least 25 hours dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Contributions to the life of the firm is vital to the collective success of the firm, and we encourage our lawyers to engage in ways each person finds meaningful through various committees and firm activities.
Please apply directly online and be prepared to submit a resume, cover letter and law school transcripts. You may address your cover letter and/or direct application questions to Leslie Beard, Recruiting & Onboarding Coordinator LNBeard@hollandhart.com. No phone calls or unsolicited resumes from search firms, please. Search firm inquiries may be directed to Lisa Liss LVLiss@hollandhart.com.
Holland & Hart promotes work/life balance with a robust wellness program, unlimited PTO, a reduced time program, and a sabbatical program for eligible employees and partners. Full-time employees become eligible for benefits on the date of hire, with a benefits offering that includes medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, EAP, STD, and LTD. Additionally the firm provides enhanced parental leave for both primary and non-primary caregivers as well as an automatic Off Ramp/On Ramp program before and after parental leave. The firm offers inclusive fertility and family benefits. Also available are voluntary income protection benefits such as supplemental life, accident, critical illness, and long-term care insurances, as well as a 401(k)-retirement plan with a company match. In addition, the firm has programs that may provide for educational assistance, a subscription service for continuing legal education programs, free or discounted legal services, and opportunities through the Holland & Hart Foundation, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating volunteer opportunities for lawyers, staff, families, and friends of Holland & Hart LLP. Part-time employees may have access to some of these benefits, which may be on a pro-rated basis.
Explanation of Voluntary Self Identification Opportunity for EEO-1 and Mansfield Certification:
Holland & Hart LLP (the “Firm”) may be required by federal law to compile and file a report (referred to as an “EEO-1”) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The report contains aggregated data of applicants’ gender, race and/or ethnicity, and does not identify applicants by name. Some states in which the Firm does business may also require the collection of such information. We provide every applicant, current employee and newly hired employee the option to voluntarily supply the requested information and take advantage of firm-sponsored programs and initiatives that may benefit them.
Having achieved Mansfield Certification and Mansfield Certification Plus every year, Holland & Hart continues its efforts to advance the representation of diverse lawyers in leadership by various strategic initiatives including ensuring that an all-inclusive applicant base is considered for attorney positions.
The Firm gathers race/ethnicity data for inclusion in an EEO-1 report and Mansfield Certification report. While the Firm may be required by law to file an EEO-1 report and the information you supply will help facilitate this process, your participation is entirely voluntary and the status of your application or your potential employment will not be affected by your decision to participate or to refrain from participating in this data collection process.
The firm also gathers data regarding veteran status and LGBTQ+, both of which are not required for EEO-1 reporting purposes, however data related to LGBTQ+ data is requested as part of the Mansfield Certification reporting. Your decision to provide the information is also entirely voluntary, and your candidacy will not be affected by your decision to participate or not.
About Holland & Hart:
Holland & Hart is ranked as one of Vault’s “Best Law Firms in the Mountain States.” Holland & Hart is also recognized as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation” scoring 100 on the annual Corporate Equality Index. For eleven consecutive years, Holland & Hart has been awarded U.S. Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF), and the firm has been Mansfield Rule Plus certified since the program’s inception in 2018.
Our core values—integrity, excellence, innovation, teamwork, our commitment to one another, our diverse workforce, our communities, and living full lives—influence all aspects of Holland & Hart’s culture. We intentionally create opportunities for attorneys to seek balance in their professional and personal lives through long-standing programs, including flexible-hour schedules, remote work, wellness opportunities, and sabbatical programs, so they can be in the moment with their work, with their families, or while pursuing personal interests.
Holland & Hart is a full-service law firm that today has approximately 470 lawyers across eight states and in Washington, D.C. delivering integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes in a diverse range of industries. As part of its longstanding focus on diversity and inclusion, the firm has adopted a diversity plan and participates in diversity initiatives. For more information, please visit: https://www.hollandhart.com/diversity. Holland & Hart is an equal opportunity employer.