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Associate Attorney (Settlement)

Bibiyan Law GroupAssociate
Posted Nov 19
Full Time
Los Angeles, California

We are a busy and quickly growing boutique civil litigation practice focusing on helping employees in the workplace. We have a team-oriented environment and are looking for a settlement department associate with at least 2 years of experience in employment litigation. The right candidate can handle a busy workload and wants to grow with our firm. As a Settlement department associate attorney, you will work with other associates and support staff, all led by a senior attorney, in a structured fashion that allows for ideas, tactics, and developments to be shared and exchanged. This is a salaried/exempt and full-time position. It requires someone who is a professional, takes pride in their work product, and is willing to put in the extra hours to see themselves, the firm, and the client benefit. Compensation for the position is competitive for a plaintiffs' practice and will be decided on a case-by-case basis based on the candidate's experience. General Accountabilities:

  • Appear at Court hearings for, among other things, Motion for Preliminary Approval, Motion for Final Approval, Status Conferences (after settlement), and Accounting Hearings after disbursement
  • Communicate with clients, and Settlement Administrators, and coordinate with staff who also communicate with the Settlement Administrator and review Class Notices.
  • Keep track of Proposed Orders filed with the Court for signature to begin settlement administration.
  • Coordinate with staff to ensure all dates are calendared, including hearings, deadlines to submit briefings, administration deadlines, and payment schedules.
  • Supervise staff to ensure filings are completed, follow-ups with clients are completed regarding the signing of settlement agreements and declarations, and client updates are timely performed, among other things.
  • Provide recommendations on settlement negotiations.
  • Ensure the firm’s Accountant is kept apprised of all funds entering in and exiting the firm, which includes forwarding settlement agreements and settlement distributions, explaining how funds are to be distributed, how funds are designated pursuant to the settlement agreement, any referrals to be paid, expected payment timeline, coordinating to ensure clients are timely paid, and ensuring the Accountant receives a scanned copy of all checks received by the firm, among other things.

Prepare the following:

  • Drafts of Wage and Hour Class Action and PAGA Action Settlement Agreements.
  • Drafts of Individual Claims Settlement Agreements and Settlement Distributions.
  • Drafts of Class Notices and obtain bids from Settlement Administrators.
  • Drafts of Motions for Preliminary Approval, including client declaration, Proposed Order, settlement administrator declaration, and Proof of Service.
  • Drafts of Motions for Final Approval, including client declaration, Proposed Order, Proposed Judgment, settlement administrator declaration, and Proof of Service.
  • Stipulations to Amend Complaints in settled cases and Prepare Amended Complaints.
  • Attorney declarations in support of Motions.
  • Joint Reports on settled cases.
  • Requests for Dismissal, without prejudice, of Class and/or PAGA claims along with declaration and proposed order.
  • Requests for Dismissal with prejudice when appropriate.
  • Amended Proposed Orders and Judgments consistent with final Court rulings after Preliminary and/or Final Approval.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: CA Bar License
  • Experience: minimum of 2 years of employment and/or class action litigation (excluding any experience in workers' compensation).
  • Bilingual (strongly preferred, but not required)


  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment and handle multiple priorities in a timely and professional manner
  • Approachable and enthusiastic
  • Proficient in software programs such as Filevine, GSuite, Microsoft Office, Adobe, and Excel, or other similar software programs necessary to perform essential duties of the position

What we offer:

  • Paid Sick Time-Off
  • Paid Holidays Off
  • Health Insurance Benefits
  • Retirement savings benefits
  • Competitive salary rates
  • Training
  • Team social events
  • Fully-paid parking
  • Discretionary 2-weeks vacation time-off
  • Quarterly bonus incentives
  • Flexible work arrangements*
  • While we prefer our associates to work from the office, hybrid situations are possible after a few weeks of orientation. In some instances, strongly-qualified candidates can work remotely after several weeks of orientation.

Full-time 8:00 AM- 6:00 PM If you're interested in learning more, please provide your resume and any other materials you believe support your application. Bibiyan Law Group, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer