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We have built a reputation for litigation excellence, often involving high-profile, challenging cases.  Associates at Todd & Weld get hands-on experience working on a wide variety of matters, including case strategy, courtroom advocacy, and client contact. Our unique staffing model gives our associates ample opportunities to work directly with numerous partners providing multiple perspectives and styles.

We proudly foster a cooperative, supportive spirit among our attorneys, and we also provide internal and external training to enhance professional development. Our associates are actively engaged in firm committees, allowing them to shape firm policies and culture.

An equal opportunity employer, we are committed to diversity and inclusion through hiring diverse talent and fostering a greater understanding of varying perspectives, including regular training and educational programs. Our active pro bono practice allows attorneys to work on matters of significant public importance. Internships at the firm are focused on our participation in the 1L Diversity Clerkship program of the Boston Lawyers Group.

Commercial Litigation Associate

Todd & Weld LLP seeks an associate with approximately 4-5 years of experience in complex commercial litigation. Candidates must have excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills; outstanding academic credentials; and experience practicing in Massachusetts state and federal courts. Candidates should desire to develop an active trial practice and be eager to take responsibility for a varied caseload with significant client contact. Must be admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Todd & Weld values collegiality and diversity within our firm and is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Shira Diner, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP,

Director of Associate Development and Recruitment

Todd & Weld LLP seeks a Director of Associate Development and Recruitment (DADR) to serve as a bridge between the firm’s associates and the other firm constituencies.  The DADR has primary responsibility for hiring and onboarding associates, allocating work within the commercial and criminal litigation groups, developing internal educational programs for attorneys, promoting and approving attendance at outside CLEs, and executing the firm's strategy for enhancing diversity.  The DADR works closely with other firm managers on administrative projects related to attorney practice, and reports directly to the firm's Executive Director and the chairs of the firm's Workload Committee, Hiring Committee, Associates Committee, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, and Practice and Technology Committee. 

Candidates must have a minimum of three to five years’ experience practicing law, preferably in litigation, with preferred additional experience in attorney professional development, training, recruiting or related experience.  Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as demonstrated good judgment, decision-making, discretion, and follow-through capabilities.  Candidates must have superior organizational skills to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines.  Other requirements include: the ability to adapt to constantly changing priorities; strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work professionally with all levels of law firm personnel, external vendors, and others in the legal community; strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and working knowledge of litigation technology.

Please submit cover letter and resume via email to HR Director, Paulette Geoghegan,


Our work culture is built on collaboration not only among attorneys but between attorneys and assistants, and among members of our paralegal, IT, accounting, and office services groups. Our focus is squarely on getting the job done while treating everyone with respect. Todd & Weld staff employees are key contributors in supporting our attorneys and are integral to the firm’s client service.