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Company logoPosted May 29
Full Time
Remote

Freeman Mathis and Gary is a national litigation firm, with twenty offices in ten states. We are seeking a motivated Senior level Attorney in our Los Angeles office to join our Labor and Employment practice section. Attorneys in this position will be exposed to and shall be responsible for handling a wide range and number of complex litigation matters and use state of the art litigation software. The individual will maintain positive contact with clients, observe confidentiality of client matters, and must be team-oriented. This is a Senior Counsel or lateral Partnership Opportunity.

 

***We are open to remote work arrangements.

 

 

Attorney Responsibilities

  • Develop relationships with clients as legal needs are established, provide counsel, help clients understand their legal options, and represent them in court and negotiations.
  • Conduct research, prepare legal documents, and perform other duties to develop strategies and favorably resolve cases.
  • Explain legal options to clients and bringing possible outcomes or threats to their attention.
  • Build relationships with clients based on trust, remain responsive to client needs at all times.
  • Develop arguments and represent clients in criminal and civil legal proceedings.
  • Prepare legal documents, such as contracts, dispositions, and pleadings, in a timely manner.
  • Stay informed about current legislation, especially concerning legal specialties.
  • Commitment to abiding by local, state, and federal laws and behaving ethically.
  • Ability to work independently or with a team of attorneys to develop the case strategies.
  • Ability to negotiate, research, and communicate verbally and in writing effectively.
  • Adaptability and attention to detail.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality with all matters. Safeguards client’s interests. 
  • Willingness to contribute to Firm culture via committee involvement.

 

 

Requirements

  • Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
  • In good standing and able to practice law in the state of CA.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and solid academic background.
  • Knowledgeable, attentive, and proactive.
  • Excellent communicator, negotiator, public speaker, and problem solver.
  • Self-motivated, and goal oriented with a track record of meeting billable hours goals.  
  • Inclined to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision.  
  • Open and willing to follow Firm best practices and procedures. 
  • Personable, has the ability to maintain client relationships.  
  • Detail oriented, organized and effective.  
  • Professional and can get along with people; communicates well with staff.  
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office applications particularly Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Experience with iManage and/or OneDrive a plus.  

 

 

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 paid by Firm. 
  • 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.