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Civil Litigation Associate

Company: Scali Rasmussen
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

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A diverse 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 or employment defense litigation. Must be organized, a hard-worker and a self-starter with strong interpersonal skills. Competitive compensation package.

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 as an associate attorney 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.

COVID-19 considerations:
We practice physical distancing, check temperatures, and follow other CDC suggestions to keep our employees safe. Employees must be vaccinated to work at the physical office location.

Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Scali Rasmussen, Los Angeles , Civil Litigation Associate, Legal , Los Angeles, California

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