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Associate Attorney – Labor and Employment

Posted May 29
Full Time

Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, is a national litigation firm, with twenty offices in ten states. We are seeking a motivated associate attorney in our Sacramento office to build our Labor & Employment practice section. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years’ experience in labor and employment matters including advice and counsel as well as ligated matters. Candidate must have substantive litigation experience, including participation in depositions, brief drafting, case management conferences, discovery and alternative dispute resolution. Also required are strong research and writing skills, an ability to communicate and interact with clients, a solid academic record and demonstrated organizational skills. Ideal candidates must be accurate and efficient while working under tight deadlines. The individual will maintain positive contact with clients, observe confidentiality of client matters, and must be team-oriented.


***We are open to remote work arrangements.



  • Coordinate with clients and co-counsel during all phases of discovery; manage all facets of case from discovery through trial
  • Organize and maintain case files; coordinate with secretaries and other staff
  • Prepare and maintain issue, subject-matter, witness and deposition files
  • Review and analyze discovery requests and prepare discovery responses
  • Supervise document reviews with legal team, clients, and vendors
  • Assist with document reviews for responsiveness, case issues, and privilege responses to discovery requests and to identify privileged documents, documents for redaction, case issues in context
  • Prepare and maintain document and transcript databases in various formats
  • Prepare witnesses for deposition and trial
  • Prepare court filings and service to counsel; experience with e-filing
  • Keep accurate time records



  • Juris Doctor Degree
  • Must be actively licensed and in good standing with California Bar
  • Strong, concise communication and written skills
  • Possess a minimum 3-5 years of experience handling labor and employment cases
  • Successful completion of drug and background screen


What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement within the firm
  • Speaking and writing opportunities
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision
  • Bar expenses
  • HSA and FSA plans to help offset taxes for employees and dependents
  • 401K Plan
  • Company provided life insurance up to $150k
  • Company paid long-term disability coverage
  • Year-end bonuses and referral fee incentives
  • Regular, firmwide socials and events
  • Employee Assistance Program