Employment Litigation Attorney

Klinedinst PCSan Diego, CaliforniaFull TimeRemote

Job Description

Put your employment law career into high gear by joining Klinedinst’s growing and dynamic team in San Diego. Klinedinst is seeking an attorney with 3+ years of experience in employment litigation, including wage and hour class action and PAGA representative claims, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims, as well as general litigation (GL), business litigation, and/or complex civil litigation to join our employment team, with the opportunity to handle matters throughout the state.

Top-tier talent deserves a top-tier place to take their career to the next level. Candidates for this position must be California licensed with strong academic credentials. We’re looking for individuals who have a passion for advocacy and are ready to find creative legal solutions for employers.

The employment arena is California is rapidly-evolving. The ideal candidate is ready to take on responsibility, staying ahead of evolving employment laws and independently handling employment cases while tackling complex issues. We’re also looking for attorneys with experience in structuring discovery plans, taking and defending depositions, managing document-intensive cases, drafting dispositive motions, and preparing for trial.

Coming to work with a solid work ethic, excellent organizational and communication skills, and a commitment to teamwork will be critical factors for success in this position.

On our end, we offer interesting cases, complex legal issues, great clients, and many opportunities for professional growth and development. We encourage our attorneys to become involved in the community, embrace their passions, and seek balance in their careers.


  • California licensed with 3+ years of experience in employment litigation, business litigation, and/or complex civil litigation
  • Strong academic background and the ambition to create an extraordinary career
  • Solid work ethic and a passion for advocacy
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Pay range: $120,000-185,000 per year (depends on experience).
  • Team player


  • Supportive team-based law firm, with excellent support staff
  • Opportunities to grow personally and professionally
  • Chances to work on complex employment cases with significant responsibilities and client interaction
  • A dynamic culture that embraces opportunities for remote working arrangements
  • Open, honest, and transparent communication within the firm
  • Merit-based compensation

Hit the ground running and gain solid experience handling employment law matters with some of the most respected attorneys in the field. Klinedinst PC is consistently recognized by Martindale, Super Lawyers , and other organizations for its talented team of legal professionals. Opportunities for growth are everywhere as the firm continues expanding its footprint across the West.

We seek candidates who have a strong desire to build their own practice on a diversified, multi-state platform. Pay ranges are provided in compliance with SB1162, California’s pay transparency law; actual pay may vary based on a variety of factors, including education, applicable experience, etc.

Make great things happen, and submit your resume today. No communications from recruiters, please.

Company Description

Klinedinst is the go-to firm for clients looking for litigation, trial experience, transactional representation, and legal counsel. The firm was founded in 1983 by John D. Klinedinst in San Diego. Today, the firm’s offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, Irvine, and Seattle service domestic and international clients across the entire West Coast. What sets Klinedinst apart is the relationship members of our team foster with each and every client. Klinedinst serves as a strategic partner to business leaders, helping to achieve business objectives and create proactive solutions to resolve the many legal challenges that businesses are confronted with every day.


  • To provide the highest quality legal services and advocacy to achieve our clients' goals. To be the best.
  • To grow a forward-focused firm where diverse, talented individuals handle sophisticated and challenging work, strive to reach their potential, and build successful careers. To create a positive, welcoming workplace that values and respects employees while providing growth opportunities for all.
  • To positively impact the legal, business, and personal communities in which we live and work.


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