Attorney

Full-time
Irvine
Posted 5 months ago

Responsibilities

  • Building case defenses and trial themes autonomously (but with available guidance)
  • Supporting national trial and coordinating 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 firm’s practice areas
  • Providing support and assistance to Shareholders, Partners, and Senior Counsels.

Qualifications

  • Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • Requires admittance to at least one state bar- CA Preferred
  • Self-motivated individual with high energy willing to do whatever it takes to complete responsibilities on deadline
  • Minimum of 5 years of litigation experience in a law firm
  • Experience in billable work environment
  • 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
  • Able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work as a team with attorneys and other colleagues
  • Extensive computer and database expertise with proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Demonstrates a courteous and professional demeanor
  • Superior written and oral communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Seeks continuous development opportunities

Benefits

  • 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
  • Bonus pay

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