General Liability and Asbestos Defense Associate Attorney Job in Irvine, CA Near Me - 329188 |

General Liability and Asbestos Defense Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Irvine

Job ID SN8F329188

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Insurance Defense - GeneralPersonal Injury DefenseAsbestos - DefenseLitigation - Construction Defect (Defense)

2024-04-22 01:06:35

Job Overview: A law firm based in Irvine, CA, is seeking a skilled General Liability and Asbestos Defense Associate Attorney to join their team. The ideal candidate should possess extensive civil litigation defense experience, particularly in general liability matters and asbestos-related personal injury/wrongful death cases.


  • Handle defense of general liability matters and asbestos-related personal injury/wrongful death cases.
  • Conduct discovery, including drafting and responding to written discovery requests.
  • Take and defend depositions of plaintiffs, fact witnesses, and expert witnesses.
  • Prepare and argue motions in state and federal court.
  • Assist with trial preparation, including drafting trial briefs and preparing witnesses for testimony.


  • Admission to the State Bar of California.
  • 5-7 years of civil litigation defense experience.
  • Experience specifically working on the defense of general liability matters and asbestos-related cases.
  • Proficiency in conducting discovery, taking depositions, and preparing and arguing motions.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the State Bar of California.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong negotiation skills.


  • Various medical, dental, and vision insurance plans (some at no cost to the employee!).
  • Firm-paid life insurance and disability insurance.
  • Paid sick time.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Flexible vacation policy.
  • 401k retirement plan.
  • Mentorship opportunities.
  • Firm-sponsored educational opportunities and MCLE programs.
  • Multiple optional social firm lunches and events throughout the year.

This full-service law firm consistently strives to provide high-quality, value-conscious legal representation to a wide range of clients. The highly experienced attorneys advise and counsel in complex business and litigation matters, handling litigation in state and federal courts, and briefing and arguing appeals in courts, including the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. With offices in Orange County, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle, this firm has handled and tried matters in several states and internationally, including serving as national trial counsel. The lawyers and staff are committed to providing clients with highly professional and efficient service and personalized attention, making the litigation and involvement in transactional matters as smooth as possible. The firm believes that hiring diverse talent is the only way to create an exceptional team best suited for clients' needs. The firm creates a work environment that brings out the best from employees. It is a family-friendly firm with competitive compensation, several health insurance options, bonuses, a voluntary 401(k) plan, mentorship and training, issue-focused seminars, and other formal training programs to promote learning and professional growth.

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