Litigation Associate

Burlingame, CA 94010

Posted: 12/16/2022 Job Type: Litigation Attorney Job Number: 39 Pay Rate: $130,000 - $170,000

Job Description

Candidates with the characteristics below will thrive in this role: 

  • Smart, engaging, creative, public-spirited, with a positive growth mindset.
  • Excited to work well with diverse teams of attorneys and staff, and also comfortable working individually.
  • Enjoy a dynamic environment.
  • Strong leadership and management skills. 
  • 3-10 years’ litigation experience.
  • Strong writing and analytical skills.
  • Experienced with depositions and in court. 
  • Experienced managing complex discovery and ESI.
  • (Prior federal clerkship...a plus, but not a prerequisite.) 

If you join our team, you will get to engage in professionally satisfying work because: 

  • The firm handles "once in a lifetime" cases on a routine basis.
  • The level of variety of cases is unparalleled among plaintiffs'-side firms.
  • There is opportunity to serve as both first- and second-chair on a variety of matters at different stages of litigation, including pre-filing investigation and client intake, drafting of complaints, law and motion, written discovery, taking and defending depositions, working with experts, trial preparation, bench and jury trials, and appeals.

If you join our team, compensation will include: 

  • A competitive salary with significant bonus potential.
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage. 
  • Reimbursement for MCLE programs, including travel seminars and conferences. 
  • Planned opportunities for some remote work. (Helpful during pandemic life and beyond!)
  • Participation in a company 401K plan with a discretionary matching policy.

If you join our team, you will join a group that:

  • Works as a true team--everyone fighting together for the underdog. 
  • Has 50 years of success representing people or entities in cases involving only just principles or causes.
  • Is an exceptional law practice with nationally well-regarded attorneys. 
  • Uses an innovative approach to litigate complex matters.
  • Seeks to recruit legal talent of those who are traditionally underrepresented. 
  • Is committed to building a diverse and inclusive law firm, striving daily to foster a culture of inclusion and respect, as employees with varied experiences and insights contribute to our offices’ richness and vibrancy.
  • Is committed to promoting women and people of color to leadership roles inside and outside the firm.
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