Financial Institutions & Creditors Rights Litigation Associate

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Hopkins & Carley

San Jose, CA

Hopkins & Carley is a full service law firm with offices in Redwood Shores and downtown San Jose with 70+ attorneys. Our history reflects the evolution, entrepreneurship and vibrancy of Silicon Valley, the Firm’s home since 1968. Over the past five decades, leading businesses in nearly all industries, high net worth individuals, and institutions, in Northern California and beyond, have sought our assistance with complex transactions, must-win litigation, and trusted counseling on significant business and personal issues. Our business clients rely on us for transactions and litigation involving commercial, corporate, financial and real estate matters, IP litigation and protection, and employment counseling, litigation and class action defense. For our individual clients, we handle everything from sophisticated legacy planning to personal employment issues to complex trust and other litigation.

Position Summary
Hopkins & Carley has an immediate opening for an Associate to join the Litigation Department and the Financial Institutions & Creditors Rights Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have 2-6 years litigation experience. Experience as a clerk for a bankruptcy judge is a plus, but not required. Ideal candidates will have some experience, or at least a strong interest in learning, some or all of the following: bankruptcy litigation over use of cash collateral, prejudgment remedies, motions for relief from stay and adequate protection, state and federal receivership cases, creditor’s rights litigation including actions on guarantees, lender liability claims, and fraudulent transfer and preference actions.

Duties and Responsibilities
We are seeking a candidate who has the versatility and interest to work in both financial institutions and creditors rights litigation and general commercial litigation (breach of contract, fraud, etc.), as needed. Strong research, legal analysis, writing skills, and interest in trial work are required. We seek candidates who are proven self-starters as well as possess the ability to work as part of a larger team. Candidates must be current members of the State Bar of California in good standing.

How to Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to:

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