With us, you have opportunities to join a team of diverse people with exceptional abilities who share a common goal in their pursuit of excellence. We offer an exciting environment of opportunity, individual growth, and collaboration to provide superior service to our clients. We recruit experienced administrative and professional staff in the following areas:

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Administrative Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • Knowledge Center (Library)
  • Marketing
  • Facilities
  • Paralegals and Nurse Legal Consultants
  • Reception
  • Records and Information Governance
  • Legal Administrative Assistants
  • Litigation Support
  • Resource Center
  • 100
    Best Arizona Companies Rated by BestCompaniesAZ
  • 10 locations
  • 130+ years
    Years helping the West’s entrepreneurs and largest businesses
  • Contacts

  • Current Opportunities

    Candidates may submit resumes to Cheryl Cecil, Chief People Officer by email ( Employment Agencies: please do not send any unsolicited resumes or requests for services to the firm. Agencies must first contact Cheryl by email ( and describe the prospective candidate’s background without revealing the candidate’s name. In no event should any resume be forwarded to Fennemore without the prior approval of the Chief People Officer. Any resume received without prior approval will be considered an "unsolicited resume" and no fee will be paid to the agency. Thank you in advance for following our process.


    • Firm Values and Culture

      We have the people, technology, information, knowledge and the brand to deliver the best in service. Our core values of Putting Clients First, Excellence, Ownership, Service, Stewardship, Career, Integrity and Respect, serve as the guiding principles behind our drive to be the Best of the Best.


      Exceeding expectations at every level, through the diverse talent of our staff, along with ongoing continuing education and innovative approaches to learning and development helps us attract and retain some of the best professionals in the industry. The long tenure of our employees is a testament to the strength and appeal of our culture and values.


      We encourage our employees to not only strive for excellence within the firm, but in our communities as well. As an opportunity for our employees and their families to have a positive impact on the lives of those who live in our communities, we offer hands-on volunteering opportunities in local civic and charitable events through the Fennemore Foundation.

    • Learning and Development

      From our comprehensive new employee orientation to continuing education opportunities, we empower everyone to achieve professional goals and create a positive impact at the firm.


      We believe that every employee contributes to the overall success of our firm. To support this belief, we encourage and empower our employees to continually grow and enhance their skills. Through our competency-based curriculum and state of the art learning management system, we are able to provide a variety of learning and development opportunities, including the following:


      New Employee Onboarding. With the goal of a quick and smooth transition into their new position, new employees are immediately welcomed into the firm through our extensive onboarding process that includes new user technology training, mentorship program, buddy program, and position-specific learning segments.


      Technology Training. Due to our dedication to innovation, we employ cutting-edge technology and offer ongoing training to ensure our employees have the necessary tools and knowledge needed to keep up with rapid technological changes.


      Diversity Training. Through our Diversity and Retention Council, we offer a variety of training programs centered around diverse topics that are both regionally focused per office location and focused on firmwide topics.


      LTC4 Certification. Legal support staff have an opportunity, through our learning management system, to earn LTC4 certification  (Legal Technology Core Competencies Certification Coalition) on a variety of competencies essential for their key role within our firm.

      We are pleased to announced that 164 or 99% of our staff members and paralegals are now certified through the Legal Technology Core Competencies Certification Coalition (LTC4) for completion of a 9-month training program on data and system security. We launched a security awareness training program in mid-2017 in partnership with  LTC4. Staff members and paralegals completed the training using our learning management system populated with content and knowledge checks generated by Traveling Coaches, Inc.


      "Data security is a critical challenge for every law firm and we are proud of our staff members completing this certification process in support of the firm's dedication to data security," said James Goodnow, Chief Executive Offier. Our attorneys also participated in security training. 


      Management Training. We provide individual and group management training in employment practices, coaching, and mentoring to ensure the firm’s administrative managers and supervisors are the best leaders they can be.


      Customized Continuing Education. We believe that learning and development is an ongoing activity. Through our learning management system, each employee has an opportunity to learn beyond their direct scope of responsibility. Expanding knowledge across practice groups and departments, allows for greater cross collaboration across the firm.

    • Compensation and Benefits

      Compensation and Benefits

      We are an organization where exceptional people continually strive to exceed expectations, and we want to help you do just that. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you and your loved ones through life’s various stages as well as providing financial stability and protection. We’re proud to offer you and your family a variety of benefits -- it’s a key aspect of what makes our firm a great place to work. 

      We provide administrative and professional staff with competitive compensation and outstanding benefits, including the following:


      • Competitive salaries, with adjustments based on performance
      • Paid overtime to non-exempt employees
      • Discretionary merit bonuses
      • Annual holiday bonus based on length of service
      • At least 16 paid time off days each year, with more added the longer you stay
      • 8 paid holidays annually
      • Referral bonus program
      • Recognition program for going “above and beyond”

      Health and Welfare Benefits

      • Firm-paid life and accidental death insurance
      • Short-term paid medical leave
      • Firm-paid long-term disability insurance
      • Choice of medical, dental and vision plans designed to fit individual needs, including coverage for dependents and spouse/domestic partners
      • Firm-supplemented health savings account for eligible plan participants
      • Health coaching and preventive care services
      • Nurse hotline and disease management resources
      • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent day care expenses
      • Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, including coverage options for dependents and spouse/domestic partners
      • Employee assistance program
      • Voluntary long-term care insurance
      • Paid time off advance and donation programs
      • Commuter benefits
      • Paid parking

      Retirement Benefits

      • 401(k) retirement plan with matching firm contribution
      • Firm profit sharing contribution
      • Free retirement savings/investment consultation and advice

      Wellness Program (may vary by office location)

      • Educational resources and training
      • Contests and competitions with prizes
      • Web portal to earn cash rewards and insurance discounts
      • Onsite flu shots, mammograms, and biometric screening
      • Fresh fruit delivery
      • Chair massages
      • Onsite fitness center and classes
      • Discounts on weight loss management, fitness center, and smoking cessation services
      • CPR and safety training

      Other Benefits, Discounts and Opportunities (may vary by office location)

      • Casual dress every day
      • Service award program
      • Professional development and training programs
      • Cell phone and calling plan discounts
      • Computer and technology discounts
      • Office events and holiday celebrations
      • Quarterly staff update lunches
      • Taskforce/committee participation opportunities
      • Firm-sponsored community service and charitable cause opportunities
      • Discounts for pet insurance
      • Group banking perks
      • Entertainment and retail discounts