Commercial and Complex Litigation Associate Attorney Job in Cerritos, CA Near Me - 324053 | BCGSearch.com

Commercial and Complex Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Cerritos

Job ID 4E9H324053

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Employment Law - Wage and Hour - DefenseEmployment Law - Wage and Hour - GeneralLitigation - Commercial

2024-02-22 22:03:54

Job Overview: A law firm in Cerritos, CA, is seeking a highly skilled Commercial and Complex Litigation Associate Attorney focusing on wage and hour litigation. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience in defense, particularly in class actions, with deep knowledge of California and federal wage and hour laws.

Duties:

  • Handle defense of wage and hour litigation, with a preference for class actions.
  • Prepare and respond to written discovery in wage and hour litigation with minimal supervision.
  • Participate in depositions and motions involving discovery issues.
  • Develop and implement discovery plans effectively.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in wage and hour litigation defense, preferably with class action experience.
  • Thorough understanding and experience with California and federal wage and hour laws, including overtime and meal/rest periods.
  • Strong deposition experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to draft motions, particularly opposing motions for class certification.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with clients and convey professionalism and competence.
  • Proven track record of follow-through and attention to detail.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.
  • Active membership in good standing with the California State Bar.

Skills:

  • Proficient in legal research.
  • Strong writing skills, particularly in drafting legal documents.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Knowledge of litigation software and tools is a plus.

This California firm was founded in 1979 and focuses on employment, labor, construction, education, real estate, general business and business litigation, corporate, taxation, bankruptcy, and immigration. Committed to high-quality legal work, the highly experienced lawyers have won many cases on behalf of clients. The firm has received numerous awards and accolades for professional accomplishments and contributions to communities. The diverse team of attorneys has business and education backgrounds allowing for the combination of practical, useful advice with innovative legal strategies. Believing in diversity, the firm is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The attorneys actively support education and other non-profit organizations. The firm is committed to collegiality, teamwork, and openness with each other and with clients. The firm also provides numerous in-house training sessions and workshops on current legal matters.

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