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Position Summary
At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain, and promote talented individuals from a wide range of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, and personal backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

More than a third of Nixon Peabody’s lawyers are litigators. We have decades of experience representing clients at every level of the judicial system. NP has been at the forefront of ERISA defense litigation in federal trial and appellate courts throughout the United States. Our experienced team frequently represents clients on all types of disputes involving employee benefit plans.

At Nixon Peabody, our associates are given the opportunity to take the lead on interesting matters and provided opportunities to work on career-enhancing cases that both challenge and excite them. Our diverse workforce encourages collaboration, teamwork, and respect. Our entrepreneurial culture inspires attorneys at all levels to build relationships both inside and outside the firm, setting the foundation for a long and exciting career.

Duties and Responsibilities
Our Labor & Employment Practice Group is seeking to hire an attorney to join one of our California offices (San Francisco or Los Angeles), or remotely. The successful candidate will be a counsel-level attorney or an associate-level attorney with at least three years of the right experience. California State Bar admission is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have experience litigating ERISA fiduciary breach class actions. We will also consider attorneys with experience handling complex litigation matters in federal or state court and an interest in ERISA litigation. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgement and communication skills, and a commitment to excellence.

Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer: Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

To comply with Federal law, Nixon Peabody participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are verified through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to confirm their identity and employment eligibility. Please refer to the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters on the Nixon Peabody Careers page for more information.

All applicants for employment with NP, unless they receive an approved exemption as an accommodation for a medical issue or sincerely held religious belief, must be “Up to Date” with respect to their COVID-19 vaccinations by their hire date. “Up to Date” currently means that the applicant has completed the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech primary vaccine series, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible, or the Johnson & Johnson Janssen one dose primary vaccine, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible.

How to Apply 
Please apply directly on our website.