Payne & Fears’ active and dynamic Business Litigation Group is seeking a driven mid-level Business Litigation Associate to join our growing team in the firm’s El Segundo, CA, office. The position requires four to six years of significant business litigation experience, which includes experience with case management, court appearances, depositions, discovery, e-discovery, and motion practice.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of four years of business litigation experience in a large or mid-size law firm handling cases in both state and federal courts. The person will have a strong client service mindset as well as the ability to juggle multiple clients, matters, and competing deadlines.
This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level associate to grow and learn in a team environment, while gaining valuable professional development experience in a firm that offers early development of skills, including depositions and appearing in court or arbitration, and direct communication with clients and senior attorneys. The candidate will work with a variety of complex litigation matters including complex commercial and business litigation, consumer class action, and healthcare.
- 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