Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of asbestos litigation experience Job in Irvine, CA Near Me - 309131 |

Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of asbestos litigation experience

Type Full-Time

Location California - Irvine

Job ID QQVG309131

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Asbestos - Defense

2023-10-31 01:30:04

Irvine office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an associate attorney with 3-5 years of asbestos litigation experience. The candidate will be building case defenses and trial themes autonomously (but with available guidance). Will be supporting the national trial and coordinating the counsel team to manage litigation nationwide for large corporate clients. Analyzing the application of state and federal case and regulatory law to the facts of cases for pre-trial motions and other submissions. Drafting original motions and other litigation-related documents on complex matters. Drafting discovery requests and responses to be exchanged with various parties. Interviewing potential and preparing witnesses for testimony in litigation or before regulatory bodies. Taking and defending lay, expert, and corporate representative depositions. Arguing motions. Developing client relationships through oral and written communication. Drafting pre-trial reports and performing risk analysis. Participating in mediations and/or court-mandated status, settlement conferences, and hearings. Solving problems creatively. Developing overall strategies for case resolution. Identifying, assigning, and supervising work for case paralegals. Interacting and potentially managing outside co-defense counsel to negotiate global discovery strategies. Negotiating settlements with plaintiffs and other opposing parties. Participating in networking opportunities to develop client relationships. Demonstrating leadership in the local community through memberships in Bar associations and other organizations. Developing oneself as a resource for other attorneys involved in the firms practice areas. Providing support and assistance to Shareholders, Partners, and Senior Counsels. Must have admittance to at least one State Bar - CA preferred. Experience in a billable work environment is needed. Experience in mass torts, class actions, environmental, commercial litigation, abuse, harassment and discrimination, or other complex risk management experience required. Client service oriented and experience required. Should have extensive computer and database expertise with proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Must be a self-motivated individual with high energy willing to do whatever it takes to complete responsibilities on deadline. Being able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment is required. Able to work as a team with attorneys and other colleagues is needed. Demonstrates a courteous and professional demeanor needed. Should have superior written and oral communication skills with attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure is required. The firm offers benefits like 401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental Insurance, Employee discount, Flexible schedule, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Referral program, Vision insurance, and Bonus pay.

This law firm handles legal matters in New England and manages litigation throughout the United States. It is a dynamic law firm that counsels, litigates, and navigates its clients through complicated legal matters that require scientific and medical knowledge, as well as multidimensional rational skills. Their professionals differ in backgrounds, experiences, risk tolerances, strengths, talents, and expertise, enabling them to look at cases and issues from all angles to provide the highest quality defense for the clients. This firm offers pro bono work as their responsibility as legal professionals. They hold multiple charitable events, contribute to charitable causes, and give back to their community.

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