Junior Litigation Associate, San Francisco


Permanent - Full Time


San Francisco

Job Role

Dispute Resolution - Litigation

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The Practice:  We represent a wide variety of businesses, financial institutions, individuals and government agencies. In addition to representing clients in contractual disputes, we are known for handling domestic and cross-border disputes involving commercial contracts, investments, financial services, art and cultural property, fraud, reputation management, fiduciaries, and domestic and international trusts.      

The Role: The focus of this role will be on working with team members on all phases of litigation and arbitration, including drafting pleadings, motions and discovery, conducting legal research, taking and defending depositions, analysis of information produced in discovery, assisting with court appearances and ultimately handling court appearances, and brainstorming with team members on developing strategies for each case.   

Skills and experience required:

  • Strong academic credentials (JD required)
  • Admitted to and in good standing with the State Bar of California
  • 1-3 years' experience as a litigation attorney
  • Excellent research, drafting, writing and communication skills
  • Experience drafting documents, including but not limited to pleadings (complaint and answer), discovery requests, responses to discovery requests, and memoranda of law
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong project management ability; ability to balance a large number of competing priorities
  • Team Player

Skills and experience preferred:

  • Exposure to sophisticated disputes and investigations
  • Experience with depositions and court proceedings a plus
  • International experience a plus
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint a plus


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