LATERAL LITIGATION ATTORNEY

    Web ID: LSF125040
    State:
    Local Location: Downtown
    Compensation: Salary and bonus where "everybody benefits" in firm's success
    Education: JD from an ABA-accredited law school
Job Description:

A top-ranked California law firm is seeking an experienced litigation defense attorney (senior associate or junior partner-level) for their San Jose office (currently remote due to COVID-19). The ideal candidate will bring 5+ years of experience in litigation and can hit the ground running, with experience defending civil litigation matters, handling depositions, and motion work. A portable book of business is desirable. Independently manage a litigation caseload from beginning to end, communicating with clients and providing timely reporting. Regularly handle court appearances and depositions and work closely with other attorneys and partners on matters.

What the Firm Offers
• Competitive base salary, and a percentage of the fees collected from clients plus % of fees from other attorneys in the office
• Fast track opportunity for growth and advancement within the firm
• Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision
• Bar expenses paid by the firm
• 401(k) Plan
• Company provided life insurance and long-term disability coverage
• Year-end bonuses and referral fee incentives
• Regular, firmwide socials and events

Job Requirements:

• JD from an ABA-accredited law school
• Superior academic credentials
• Admitted to practice in California and current good standing with the State bar
• 5+ years litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition & trial preparation
• Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
• Experience working as defense counsel preferred
• Experience handling real estate, landlord/tenant, employment, insurance, medical malpractice, or professional liability matters preferred
• Superior legal research, writing, and verbal communication skills, as the position entails motion practice, document analysis, and discovery

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