What we’re about
Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman seeks not only the right skill set for positions but the right complement to our distinct culture. We have high expectations for our team but we offer a relaxed, friendly culture which facilitates that drive to achieve. With a broad array of experiences and perspectives, we have the added benefit of historical knowledge and openness to innovative suggestions. All of the RPWB team operates by the highest level of ethical standards.
RPWB provides a competitive salary and benefits package. Some of the benefits our employees enjoy are:
- Medical, Dental & Vision plans
- Active wellness programs with incentives to cover medical costs
- Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts that allow pre-tax savings
- Voluntary Life Insurance, AD&D, Cancer, Short Term Disability, Specified Health Event & Accident Coverage at group rates
- Long Term Disability and Basic Life & AD&D provided at no cost to employees
- Ten paid holidays each year
- Paid time off and extended sick leave benefits
- 401(k) Plan with eligibility after 90 days of service and firm match after one year of service
At RPWB we work hard, but we play hard, too. We regularly initiate community events to give our staff a chance to connect outside of work and to ensure that RPWB’s team is helping to build a stronger, healthier society in our local communities.
Who we’re looking for
If you’re a hard worker, professional and have a team attitude, you are welcome to send us your resume. We would love to consider you the next time we have an opening that fits your qualifications.
For more information, please e-mail RPWB Human Resources Director, Linda Richards at email@example.com
Summer Clerkship Program
Our summer clerks are highly motivated second-year law students who are interested in beginning careers in complex litigation. The firm prefers that all applicants be in the top 20% of their class. Because our clerks perform extensive research and drafting, we traditionally hire clerks who are members of the editorial board of a law review or other legal publication. Participation in moot court and/or trial competitions is also preferred.
Law clerks work directly with supervising attorneys and assist with ongoing litigation by performing legal research and drafting legal memoranda and pleadings. Clerks are afforded the opportunity to put law school study and theory into practice in a fast-paced but collegial office environment. Whenever possible, clerks have the opportunity to associate with judges, attorneys, and clients, all while working on actual cases. The ultimate goal of the program is to allow both the firm and its summer clerks to determine how well each would fit in a long-term, legal practice setting.
NOTICE TO 2L APPLICANTS FOR SUMMER CLERKSHIPS
If you wish to apply for a Summer Clerkship, you may submit your application beginning in June, but no later than September 30th, of the year before the summer in question. Please send a cover letter, resume, and grade sheet to Aaron Dias at firstname.lastname@example.org or to 1037 Chuck Dawley Boulevard, Building A, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, 29464.
Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook, & Brickman, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, disability, national origin, ethnicity or any other basis that is prohibited by state or federal law.
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Sep 09, 2020
The chase of PPP fraud is on
By Will Lewis When the federal government raced to release more than $2.2 trillion in coronavirus aid earlier this year, it did so knowing that some of that money would go to fraudulent claims. With the money needed immediately by struggling businesses and workers, the government could not efficiently control fraud on the front end, […]READ MORE
Aug 25, 2020
Top-Listed Firm for Personal Injury, Product Liability and Mass Torts
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Feb 21, 2020
Terry Richardson Honored with the 2020 War Horse Award
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Feb 02, 2020
$1.5 Billion Syngenta Corn Farmer Settlement Finalized
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Feb 01, 2020
RPWB is a 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firm
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Jan 31, 2020
16 RPWB Lawyers Selected For Best Lawyers List
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Jan 30, 2020
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Jan 22, 2020
Study confirms link between cosmetic products and mesothelioma
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Jan 18, 2020
FDA pushes for more testing amid asbestos exposure concern
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Jan 17, 2020
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