Advocates for Labor and Progressive Institutions

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Careers that Make a Difference

Founded 70 years ago, Bredhoff & Kaiser is a boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. with a national practice specializing in litigation on behalf of labor and other progressive institutions, as well as advice and counseling on employee benefits and on issues of concern to nonprofit organizations. Our firm employs approximately 45 people, including lawyers, paralegals, and other talented staff who work together in a cooperative, team-based environment.

Our Clients

Bredhoff & Kaiser is one of the leading firms in the country dedicated to the empowerment of workers and the institutions that represent and advocate for them. Our lawyers primarily represent:

  • Labor unions, both international and local
  • Related organizations, such as pension, health, and welfare funds
  • Nonprofits


Deeply committed to our clients and their missions, we provide thoughtful representation at the very highest standard on a wide variety of subjects. Our lawyers work on high-impact cases in numerous fields, including:

  • The First Amendment
  • RICO
  • Antitrust
  • Employee Benefits


Our collaborative, non-hierarchical structure provides new hires with opportunities for supervised, high-level work, right away. By investing in our employees early on, our firm nurtures both individuals and the firm as a whole. Our commitment to maintaining an informal and collegial atmosphere fosters teamwork and collaboration, ensuring the best possible outcomes for our employees—and our clients.

B&K is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of our attorneys and staff. We believe that diversity improves the quality of our work, and we strongly encourage applications from Black, indigenous persons, people of color, persons identifying as LGBTQ+, and from persons with disabilities.


Our busy docket spans both federal and state courts and extends to counseling clients on important and sensitive nonlitigation matters, putting our lawyers at the front of:

  • Complex litigation in trial, appellate, and administrative courts
  • Hearings before government agencies and private arbitrators
  • Labor negotiations
  • Fiduciary responsibility and other compliance counseling
  • Rulemakings
  • Investigations

We also offer representation and counsel in a wide range of matters, including:

  • Employee benefits
  • Taxation of labor and other nonprofit entities
  • Union governance
  • Individual employment
  • Organizing rights
  • Contract negotiations
  • Criminal and administrative investigations

Salary and Benefits

We offer excellent benefits and leave packages. Salary is commensurate with experience.