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Lateral Opportunities

UKS is always searching for talented attorneys and staff who are interested in working in a fast-paced environment for a firm that has the privilege of serving as counsel to many of Connecticut's largest companies. To learn more about lateral opportunities, please contact our Recruitment team at



Litigation Associate

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C., a mid-sized law firm with five offices in Connecticut, is accepting applications for a mid-level associate to practice in its litigation practice group with an emphasis on professional liability defense and commercial litigation in its Hartford office. This is a great position for someone looking to gain hands-on experience and responsibility including trials, depositions, drafting and arguing dispositive motions, and working independently.

Applicants are expected to have 3-5 years of prior litigation experience. Strong advocacy and writing skills are required. Must be licensed to practice in Connecticut. Previous experience in both state and federal courts is preferred but not required.

UKS offers competitive salary and benefits packages.

-Full Time Position 

Corporate Administrative Assistant

Immediate opening for a corporate/transaction legal secretary/administrative assistant in a well-established medium sized downtown Hartford law firm. This is a full time position with benefits. Strong computer and word processing skills required. Experience with supporting a corporate/transaction practice group a plus. 1-2 years law firm experience preferred, will consider training a candidate that has strong IT skills and a willingness to learn. Pay commensurate with experience.

-Full Time Position