Role Description
This is a full-time on-site position. The Firm has a substantial, but not exclusive, practice in labor and employment law. The Associate Attorney will be responsible for sophisticated litigation work in class actions; commercial disputes and maritime. We also typically have matters that involve interesting issues related to the supply chain; technology and efficient transportation of cargo, as well as a transactional practice related to our outside general counsel role for some clients. We handle a controlled number of substantial cases in the six-figure to $15M+ range and our attorneys enjoy in depth practice on a limited number of matters as opposed to a high-volume caseload. Our cases frequently go to trial and the position is appropriate for an attorney who wishes to develop, or maintain, a substantial trial practice.

We offer an opportunity for extensive client contact and participation in Firm's marketing program. Base salary depends on experience. Substantial monthly bonus program; excellent opportunity for an attorney interested in a committed and intellectually/professionally rewarding position with collegial peers; strong prospects for professional and business/client development.

  • Experience providing legal advice to clients and conducting legal research
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with California employment laws and regulations and/or willingness to learn required
  • Interest in maritime law preferred but not required
  • Deposition taking skills and interest in same
  • Substantial CA discovery experience
  • Local or commute friendly to Long Beach (405 & Lakewood Blvd.)
  • Membership in the California State Bar is required
  • On site work required; the Firm also has a strong remote work capability that compliments the on-site requirement