The Los Angeles office of Morgan Lewis has an immediate opening for mid-level associate with employment litigation experience in wage-hour and class action and single plaintiff lawsuits. The ideal candidate has excellent research, writing, analytical, and people skills; values and prefers a teamwork environment, but can work independently; is highly motivated and can assume significant case responsibility. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. Morgan Lewis offers a challenging work environment, business casual dress code, and a total compensation package that includes a competitive salary and benefits. California bar membership is required.
The Morgan Lewis Labor and Employment Practice strives for excellence in client service. For more than half a century, our lawyers have helped clients negotiate the ever-changing landscape of federal, state, and local laws that govern the workplace. We get to know you, your business, and your industry, and assist you in devising solutions to employment problems that affect the efficiency and productivity of your workforce. No other law firm has Morgan Lewis's experience in dealing with virtually every type of labor and employment issue that confronts a business. Whether you are an emerging or established business, we partner with you to achieve a competitive edge in the full range of labor and employment law issues that affect your "bottom line."
From financial services to pharmaceuticals to entertainment—to name only a few—we understand your industry and its needs. From the conference room to the courtroom, we can help you with it all-employment counseling and single-plaintiff litigation, complex employment and employee benefits litigation, single-employer and industry-wide collective bargaining, Department of Labor matters, intellectual property disputes, and intricate employee benefits matters. Morgan Lewis lawyers have the experience that you need—and the commitment to excellence-to make it possible for your business to achieve its goals.
Practice Facts and Rankings:
More than 270 labor and employment lawyers in 15 U.S. offices and 3 international offices
Named an "Employment Group of the Year" by Law360 (2010)
Ranked in Band 1 for "National Labor and Employment Practice" in Chambers USA 2011
Ranked in Band 1 for "National ERISA Litigation Practice" in Chambers USA 2011—noting Charles Jackson, Gregory Braden, and Brian Ortelere as leading individuals
36 labor and employment lawyers in Chambers 2011 listings—USA and Global
The American Lawyer magazine's Litigation Department of the Year—Labor and Employment Law Winner in 2006, Finalist in 2004, 2008, 2010, and 2012
Ranked #1 for Labor & Employment Law in Corporate Counsel's 2010 "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies"
Ranked #1 for Labor and Employment-2012 Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms
22 partners elected as fellows to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for ERISA Litigation, Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2011)
Four lawyers listed among the 100 most powerful employment attorneys by Human Resource Executive (2011)
Ranked National Tier 1: Employment Law—Management, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2010)
To apply: Please submit your resume and law school transcripts using the online application system link below. When applying for this position, PLEASE COPY POSITION CODE LALBR061912 AND PLACE IN THE POSITION CODE FIELD AT THE BOTTOM OF THE ONLINE APPLICATION. THE APPLICATION WILL NOT PROCESS WITHOUT THIS CODE.
Please note: At this time, Morgan Lewis is not accepting applications submitted by search firms. All candidates should submit their applications online to be considered for this position.
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