A California Statewide High-End Litigation Boutique has an outstanding opportunity for a Litigator in its downtown Los Angeles office. We are looking for a team player who enjoys a cordial, diverse and a fast-paced working environment. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 1 year in California state civil litigation defense experience. Expected work product, case management and communication skills on par with AmLaw100 or AmLaw200 firm. Excellent opportunity for an Associate Attorney with a background in complex litigation, employment defense litigation or insurance defense litigation. While the firm primarily litigates and tries high stakes cases, an associate must handle a small percentage of insurance defense cases for the firms most distinguished clients. Must be organized, a hard-worker and a self-starter with strong interpersonal skills.ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES Analyze and assess case value to aid in early resolution. Evaluate, create and execute a litigation plan to cover all phases of litigation. Assist Partner in handling various types of civil litigation. Perform legal research on relevant issues throughout the course of the litigation process. Maintain communication with clients, carriers and opposing counsel through the course of the claim. Conduct fact investigation; formulate, implement discovery and investigation plans. Attend depositions; draft meet and confer letters to opposing counsel regarding discovery issues, dispositive motions and trial preparation. Represent the interests of the client(s) at hearings, trials, depositions, mediations, arbitrations and other proceedings. Prepare clients for depositions and other applicable hearings. Negotiate settlements on behalf of the client(s).REQUIREMENTS Juris Doctorate degree and current good standing with CA State bar is required. Minimum of 1-year California state litigation experience working in the Civil Defense Litigation department of a law firm in California. Strong research and analytical skills. Strong time-management skills Strong communication skills. Knowledge and expertise with task code and insurance billing guidelines is a plus. Knowledge and expertise in Labor & Employment law is a plus.Job Type: Full-timeCOVID-19 considerations:As an essential business, our offices are open. We have a skeleton crew on site. We practice physical distancing, check temperatures, and follow other CDC suggestions to keep our employees safe.We also allow employees to work remotely during this time.Job Type: Full-timeTracking

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