Employment Litigation Associate

Ogletree Deakins   •  

Orange, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 55 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Summary:

Our Orange County office has an opportunity for an associate with 2 – 5 years of employment litigation experience to join the firm’s expanding practice as a traditional shareholder-track associate and take on an important role in litigation with direct contact with client representatives and opposing counsel.  Duties include, but are not limited to, performing legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, motions and pleadings, attending court hearings, handling discovery-related activities and investigations, and drafting of position statements and dispositive motions. We provide our associates with multiple writing, publishing and speaking opportunities as well as access to robust professional development training programs.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in California.  During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice.
  • Candidates should possess between two to five years of experience in employment litigation.
  • Class action experience is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills are required.

We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.

Benefits:

Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our attorneys including: comprehensive training and development programs including an annual firm-wide Attorney Retreat, CLE and bar admission expense reimbursement, several competitive annual bonus programs, 401(k) plan, affordable health and life insurance including dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc to provide 24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video, employee assistance program, back-up childcare program and a paid parental leave on-ramping program.

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Firm Overview:

Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers located in 53 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for eight consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”.  In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.

Equal Opportunity Employer.