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Legal Research Attorney - Employment Contract

Posted Feb 09
Full Time
HybridSan Diego, California
Job Description

SDG&E is not just an energy company, we are the architects of a brighter, cleaner future. Our employees power everyday life for 3.7 million people – bringing the energy to support their passions, ambitions, and the heartbeat of our community.

We call Southern California our home. It’s where we chase our dreams and raise our families. That’s why the people who live here deserve an energy company unlike any other, and that’s why every day, SDG&E employees strive to be at the forefront of innovations to reduce emissions, modernize the electric grid, and enable our customers to make the transition to clean technologies. We’re redefining sustainability, advancing zero-emissions solutions, and driving the electric vehicle revolution.

It takes the best to build the best – join us! 

Primary Purpose:

Under the direction of an attorney carry out specialized legal research and writing assignments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal research on assigned points of procedural and substantive law.
  • Draft written discovery, motions, briefs, prepare arguments and develop litigation strategies.
  • Represent SDG&E in depositions and court hearings under the supervision of the Managing Attorney.
  • Interview company and external witnesses and prepare witnesses to testify at deposition under the guidance and supervision of an experienced attorney.
  • Assist the Managing Attorney on all aspects of litigation from the onset until settlement or verdict.
  • Use computerized data bases in the execution of legal research assignments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).