Description:

The San Francisco office of McGuireWoods seeks an Associate for the Labor & Employment Department.

McGuireWoods' clients include local, national and multinational employers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and nonprofits. With more than 70 lawyers in the United States and Europe, our labor and employment team handles upwards of 4,000 employment-related matters each year. We counsel employers in every aspect of the employer/employee relationship, including federal, state and international law compliance; traditional labor issues; internal investigations; federal contracting; and executive compensation.

Recognition by Chambers USA in recent years for our labor and employment regional practices, including North Carolina and Virginia, plus nearly a dozen rankings for individual attorneys.

Job Requirements:
We are looking for candidates with 3-7 years of labor and employment law experience in the state of California. The candidate must have a strong academic background and demonstrate top-notch legal research, analysis and writing abilities. The candidate should have experience litigating in both California state and federal courts, and should have substantive experience in litigating and defending against wage and hour class actions and PAGA actions (FLSA collective action experience is a plus). The candidate should also have experience defending single-plaintiff employment cases in both courts and arbitration. California bar is required.