Houston office of an AmLaw firm seeks employment litigation associate attorney with preferably 3-5 years of experience. The candidate will defend and litigate lawsuits involving a broad range of employment-related claims and agency charges of discrimination. Will advise, counsel, and train employers on various employment and labor law issues. Represent employers in court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in employment matters, including class/collective actions and discrimination, harassment, retaliation, contract, employment tort, and non-compete cases. Employment law background is strongly preferred. Class/collective action, wage and hour, and leave law experience are a plus. Current Texas Bar admission is essential. Understanding of current agency (state and federal) procedures is needed.
The candidate should have a JD degree from accredited law school. Excellent academic credentials are needed. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Attention to detail and commitment to excellence is needed. Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment is essential. Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills are essential. Must have commitment to professionalism, collegiality, and teamwork.
A Vault 10 firm for Labor and Employment Law, this firm is a powerhouse in this realm. If L&E is your passion, this is an excellent place to develop that specialty and learn from the best. Attorneys at this firm can be sure that your employment matters will involve sophisticated clients and complex issues.