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Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is one of the nation’s pre-eminent law and consulting firms, known for quality; for extraordinary commitment to clients; for integrated, relationship-based services; and for a range of capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive and entrepreneurial compared to other major firms, and we are deeply committed to diversity, to public service, to involvement in the communities we serve and to excellence in all we do.

Position Summary :

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is seeking a highly qualified associate with three to four years of solid litigation experience to join our high-profile investigation and white collar defense practice in our Orange County office. Manatt’s Orange County investigation and white collar defense business unit maintains a diverse practice with an emphasis on complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations, and healthcare litigation.

Ideal candidates will have a mix of white collar criminal defense, commercial litigation and internal investigations experience. Candidates should have hands-on litigation experience, including conducting legal research, handling discovery, taking and defending depositions, conducting witness interviews, drafting pleadings, writing briefs, and preparing and arguing motions. Excellent legal writing and research skills are required. A judicial clerkship is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities :

Three to four years’ solid litigation experience at a top law firm
Outstanding academic credentials
White collar experience a plus, but not required
Strong research, writing and advocacy skills
California Bar membership in good standing


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