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Employment Associate Attorney

San Diego, CA

Posted: 06/27/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Legal Job Number: a0CUm00000YLKMEMA5 Location Requirements: Onsite Industry: Legal Services

Job Description

A prestigious law firm specializing in employment law is seeking a talented and motivated Employment Associate Attorney for its San Diego office. This full-time position offers a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, supportive environment with a team of long-term employees. They are looking for passionate attorneys with either 1-2 years of civil litigation experience combined with employment law courses, internships, or clerkships, or candidates with 3+ years of civil litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in employment law through seminars, committee involvement, or networking events. Responsibilities include leading complex litigation cases, collaborating closely with senior partners, client consultations, and mediation sessions.

This role is ideal for individuals who have previously managed their own law practice but seek the support, resources, and collaborative atmosphere of an established firm. The position offers a hybrid schedule, competitive salary, full benefits package, and opportunities for professional development, making it an attractive opportunity for those looking to advance their career in a friendly, team-focused office setting in sunny San Diego, CA!

Salary Range: $100,000 - $175,000 / year DOE

Employment Associate Attorney Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school
  • At least 1-2 years of civil litigation experience AND employment law courses, employment law internships or clerkships OR 3+ years of civil litigation experience AND verified interest in employment law (seminars, employment committees, employment networking events, etc.)
  • Will consider the following practice areas: Insurance Defense, Business Litigation, Commercial Litigation and/or Litigation that involves drafting complaints, motions to strike, demurs, etc
  • Must be currently barred in the State of California, demonstrating a solid foundation in litigation and employment law
  • Demonstrated litigation proficiency, characterized by a dedication to meticulous legal work, strategic case management, and a genuine enthusiasm for employment law
  • Proven litigation skills, demonstrating dedication to precise legal work, strategic case management, and a passion for employment law.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills for effective interaction with clients, colleagues, and court personnel.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with the capacity for strategic and creative thinking in complex legal scenarios.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail, ensuring thorough preparation and follow-through on all casework aspects.

Employment Associate Attorney Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage complex litigation cases through all stages, including deposition intake, motion drafting, and courtroom presentation
  • Collaborate closely with senior partners to deliver comprehensive litigation support across various cases, ensuring high-quality preparation and execution of demand letters, legal motions, and complaints
  • Actively engage in client consultations, mediation sessions, and all facets of employment litigation, upholding the firm's commitment to exceptional client service
  • Contribute to a positive and productive team environment by providing support where necessary and embracing the firm's collaborative culture


  • Competitive salary + bonus structure
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance 100% covered for employees
  • 401K plan with 3% match
  • Profit sharing
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Disability and Life insurance
  • Access to on-site gym
  • Paid parking
  • Hybrid potential after 90 days

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