Class Action & General Litigation Associate

Jackson Lewis P.C - Los Angeles, CA

30+ days ago

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice. The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”.

With 57 offices and 800+ attorneys, Jackson Lewis is seeking a Class Action and General Litigation Associate for the Los Angeles office.

The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials, a strong interest in a labor and employment litigation practice, experience litigating class actions, excellent courtroom demeanor, a strong client service aptitude and a willingness to accept constructive feedback. The ideal candidate will also be detail oriented, have superior interpersonal, analytical and writing skills. Commitment to client service is critical as is the ability to handle a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will project professional presence and demonstrate flexibility in work situations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will handle defense of agency charges of discrimination, lawsuits involving a broad range of employment-related claims, including wage and hour class/collective actions, and advice and counseling involving similar issues
  • Advise and train employers on a wide range of employment laws and regulations, including anti-discrimination laws
  • Represent employers in court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in a broad range of employment matters, including discrimination, contract, employment tort, wage and hour, and non-compete cases

Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Competitive class ranking
  • Admitted to the California State Bar and in good standing
  • Strong desire for early courtroom exposure
  • Understanding of current agency (state and federal) enforcement techniques
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and project management skills

We offer a competitive starting salary and a comprehensive benefits package, along with opportunity for growth. We are an equal opportunity (M/F/V/D) employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time