CaseSmart Counsel, Class Action Early Case Evaluation Attorney Job in New York City, NY Near Me - 289799 |

CaseSmart Counsel, Class Action Early Case Evaluation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - New York City

Job ID 6O37289799

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 6 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Employment Law - Litigation Employer Defense

2023-09-19 08:29:11

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a casesmart counsel, class action early case evaluation attorney with 6 years of legal experience in employment, wage and hour, and/or class, collective, representative, or complex litigation cases, and issues, including hands-on experience being responsible for cases through their entire life cycle. The candidate will be responsible for effectively conducting the initial factual investigation into class, collective, representative, and complex litigation matters by collecting and reviewing key documents, communicating with the trial teams regarding the results of the same, assessing the potential for the removal of action, working with the data analytics and trial teams to develop data in support of removal and/or damages modeling for the litigation, determining arguments for limiting the scope and size of a putative class or collective, and/or to defeat certification, analyzing the merits of the legal claims in the matter, and partnering with the case teams with respect to case strategy, recommendations, and resolutions, as appropriate. Will be drafting answers, corporate disclosure, removal documents, and initial disclosures in various jurisdictions. Preparing a full evaluation of the case based on the needs of the client and trial team, including an assessment of the clients wage and hour and/or other employment policies, analysis of the claims at issue in the case, and the possible and likely defenses in the matter. Providing sufficient information and analysis of cases to allow remaining members of the case teams to transition efficiently into discovery, preparation for mediation, brief writing, and/or subsequent phases of the case. Remaining available for questions and/or follow-up fact investigations or analysis, as needed. Acting as the point person or liaison between the trial team and the CaseSmart team to identify when additional team members are needed. Must have an active Bar license in the State of New York. It is a remote and off-partner-track position.

The candidate should have the ability to work with the data analytics team to develop damages modeling and an exposure assessment for class, collective, representative, and complex litigation matters. The ability to focus on the most relevant and important aspects of a case and to develop a work product while simultaneously conducting the investigation and analysis of the case is required.

This New York law firm is one of the nation's largest firm specializing exclusively in labor and employment law. Attorneys based in the New York office enjoy a small firm atmosphere, but at the same time have the legal resources, technical support and entrepreneurial vision of a large firm with a prestigious national reputation. Attorneys in the New York office, like attorneys in all offices of the firm, represent clients in virtually every facet of American industry. Most of the New York attorneys are generalists, and new associates are provided with exposure to the multitude of components of the firm's broad employment practice. The firm sponsors an annual five-day training program for all new attorneys where many practical subjects are discussed over this weeklong orientation. In addition, all new associates are assigned to a shareholder who serves as a mentor to promote and support their professional development. The firm offers market salaries and strongly encourages all attorneys to spend at least 25 hours per year in advising nonprofit organizations on employment-related issues. Due to the recent success of the firm, the New York office anticipates continued excitement and dynamic growth.

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