Litigation Associate Attorney Job in Berkeley, CA Near Me - 282479 |

Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Berkeley

Job ID VII8282479

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - Max. 9 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Litigation - General (consumer)

2023-11-07 22:52:21

Berkeley office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a litigation associate attorney with 4 years of experience. The candidate will develop new cases in close collaboration with citizen and non-profit clients, which include the responsibility to conduct factual investigations; develop legal theories; draft pleadings and briefs; and otherwise manage new and existing cases in state or federal courts and administrative agencies. Assist in the representation of clients in complex cases involving the full range of litigation tasks, including factual investigation, legal research, discovery, briefing, witness preparation, trials, and oral advocacy, and otherwise manage new and existing cases in state or federal courts and administrative tribunals from beginning to end. Collaborate in team problem-solving, litigation strategy, project management and trial work. Supervise the work of fellows, interns, and litigation assistants. Cultivate new allies and engage in partnerships with and representation of community groups, workers, organizations, coalitions, and others. Support and contribute to a positive, respectful, supportive, and collegial work environment. Participate in training and professional development opportunities appropriate to the role and the organization. Must be admitted to the Bar of the State of California.

The candidate must be enthusiastic about the opportunity to work for a small firm that provides a certain level of independence. Must be mature enough to work independently but also ask for help when needed. Must have excellent litigation skills, including legal research, writing, analytical, and oral advocacy skills. Must have the ability to manage a litigation docket effectively, including the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks and deadlines. Must have strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well collegially both inside and outside the organization. Must have the ability to work independently and in collaboration with client partners and in leading a litigation team. Must have strong and demonstrated initiative, good judgment, creativity, flexibility, and work ethic. Must have the ability and willingness to travel as needed, including for case work, court appearances, and meetings with clients and partners. Must have a commitment to serving the public interest and a passion for the role of public interest litigation in the environmental movement. Must have ability and commitment to help create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences. Must have willingness and ability to effectively supervise and mentor early career staff in connection with litigation and advocacy projects and to help foster an inclusive and nurturing work environment. The firm offers benefits that include payment of bar dues and CLE allowance. The firm offers health insurance and a retirement plan.

This California firm offers a range of legal services to public interest groups and individuals. They focus on providing services in the areas of land use, legislation, litigation, water, and administrative law.

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