Employment Litigation Associate Attorney Job in Menlo Park, CA Near Me - 287170 | BCGSearch.com

Employment Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Menlo Park

Job ID K1CH287170

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 5 Years

Practice Areas Litigation - Labor & Employment

2023-01-25 06:30:25

Menlo Park office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks employment litigation associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate will handle all aspects of a case, from pre-litigation to discovery, deposition, trial, or settlement. Will be responsible for providing claimants with the legal advice, guidance, and representation required to successfully win compensation. Be responsible for handling the case from filing the lawsuit, preparing and responding to law and motion, attending depositions, propounding and responding to discovery, preparing the matter for trial/arbitration/labor commissioner hearings, attending hearings, attending mediations, and trying cases to completion. Prepare and formulate strategy for the case; draft litigation pleadings; propound and respond to written discovery attend hearings, depositions, mediations, and other case-related meetings; try cases to completion; and settle cases as appropriate. Review and supervise the preparation of pleadings, discovery, motions, court orders, demand packages, and other case-related documents. Consistent and timely reading of all case documents, including employer records and personnel files medical/billing records. Negotiate settlements for employment law cases. Should preferably have 1-2 years of experience in Labor and Employment Law, including class action claims, PAGA actions, Wage and Hour claims, FEHA violations, discrimination, and harassment claims. A thorough knowledge of the California Discovery Act, including all aspects of discovery and law and motion, is required. Working knowledge of Employment laws and procedures is essential. Must be familiar with case management software, Microsoft Word Suite, Adobe Pro, and other legal technology. Excellent hands-on computer skills are essential. Must be in good standing with the California Bar Association.

The candidate should have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Must be able to function with a high level of patience, tact, and diplomacy in handling negative or challenging situations. Excellent written/verbal communication skills with attention to detail essential. Strong research and analytical skills are needed. Ability to multi-task and utilize critical thinking skills essential. The firm offers 401(k), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Paid time off, Professional development assistance, and a Retirement plan.

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