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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 an Associate Attorney for the San Diego office.
At Jackson Lewis, our attorneys are creative, diverse and highly-talented individuals who thrive in a workplace that fosters mutual respect and cooperation. We share a common belief that practicing law is more than defending a case; it is partnering with clients to facilitate legal compliance and to achieve management objectives. Successful Jackson Lewis attorneys demonstrate creativity, flexibility and passion.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will handle defense of agency charges of discrimination, lawsuits involving a broad range of employment-related claims and advice and counseling involving similar issues. This position involves advising and training employers on a wide range of employment laws and regulations, including anti-discrimination laws. You will represent employers in court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in a broad range of employment matters, including discrimination, contract, employment tort, and non-compete cases
Skills and Educational Requirements:
JD from Accredited Law School
1 - 3 years of relevant experience
Experience in workplace law and employment litigation defending discrimination charges and lawsuits preferred
Experience with employment class action a plus
California Bar Admission
Understanding of current agency (state and federal) enforcement techniques
Excellent attention to detail
Strong organizational and project management skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Bilingual in Spanish a plus
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