Employment Litigation Attorney - to 400k OTE

Incendia Partners
Posted Feb 07
Full Time
Los Angeles, California

Compensation: Base salary of $120,000.00 - $200,000.00, % commission on collected fees (based on years of previous Employment Litigation experience), 15% referral fee on new clients . Estimated OTE of $240,000.00 - $400,000.00 (based on number of cases closed, and performance).

Join a small boutique firm as an Employment Litigation Attorney in Downtown Los Angeles, CA (must be in the office 4 days a week / 1 from home) with a team currently consisting of 3 attorneys & 3 legal support staff.

Our client, led by its esteemed founding attorney, boasts a distinguished career spanning nearly a decade, marked by numerous awards and accolades. Recognized as a leader in his field, he has assembled a small team of dedicated employment attorneys and legal professionals committed to excellence. Named to prestigious lists such as the Top 40 Under 40 and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers , his impact and influence in the legal community are undeniable. As the sole Employment Law attorney to receive the OCTLA Top Gun Award in the last decade , his exceptional skills are evident. With a proven track record of securing millions of dollars through trial verdicts and settlements, our client’s firm remains committed to championing the rights of employees throughout California. Join them as an Associate Employment Litigation Attorney in delivering unparalleled legal representation and making a meaningful impact.

About you:

  • This sought-after position is designed for attorneys with 2 or more years of employment litigation experience who feel undervalued and overworked at their current firm. They've patiently lingered at the bottom of the proverbial totem pole, hoping their managing attorney would acknowledge their accomplishments, but it seems like a slow process.
  • If you have 2 or more years of experience of employment law experience at a small firm, and are ready for a change that isn't happening, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for. Based on your impressive success early in your career, you are ready to align yourself with a firm that consistently secures the most prestigious cases.
  • Along with an uncapped commission structure, this opportunity empowers you to maximize your financial potential and stand out from your peers.

About the role:

  • Start with a case load of 20, and work your way up to managing 50 (mix of pre-lit and litigation). Managing these cases will come with a dedicated and excellent support staff, great technology, AI automating workflows, calendaring, weekly meetings created for you, etc.
  • Expect to settle roughly 24 cases a year with an average settlement at about the $250,000.00 mark.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a caseload exceeding 40 cases.
  • Develop case strategies to effectively navigate legal complexities.
  • Prepare pleadings, motions, and diverse legal documents.
  • Conduct and defend depositions meticulously.
  • Oversee the discovery process to ensure thoroughness.
  • Initiate and engage in settlement negotiations.
  • Maintain ongoing client communication, delivering regular case progress updates.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to legal support staff.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess a minimum of 2 years of experience in employment civil litigation.
  • Trial experience is not required, but desired.
  • Hold a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school & maintain an active California bar membership in good standing.
  • Demonstrate a track record of effectively managing caseloads and achieving favorable case resolutions.
  • Exhibit strong legal research and analytical skills.