Payne & Fears LLP

Irvine, CA

Payne & Fears was founded in 1992 in Orange County, California, by attorneys James L. Payne and Daniel F. Fears. We see ourselves as more than just lawyers—we are true advocates for, and friends with, our clients, making a point of familiarizing ourselves with all aspects of their businesses.Despite our growth, Payne & Fears maintains great flexibility to meet our clients’ varied needs. Where appropriate, our experienced trial attorneys enthusiastically take a matter to trial; we love the thrill of victory.

Position Summary
Payne & Fears is seeking an Associate in our Irvine, California, office with two to four years of litigation experience, including drafting of motions and discovery, and conducting legal research, for our Employment Law Group. Employment law experience for a defense firm is very helpful, but we will train an excellent candidate with experience outside of employment law. The ideal candidate will possess very strong academics, a client service mindset, and the ability to juggle multiple clients, matters, and competing deadlines.

Salary range: $190,000-$240,000

Duties and Responsibilities
• Litigate single-plaintiff and class/representative actions
• Handle agency charges
• Provide advice and training to clients
• Participate in CLE training
• Enhance client relationships and personal brand through marketing and business development activities

Qualifications & Prior Experience
• Licensed to practice in California and in good standing with the California bar
• Excellent academics
• Strong written communication/analytic skills
• Excellent courtroom demeanor
• Highly organized
• Detail oriented
• Willingness to accept constructive feedback

How to Apply
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