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Job Details

Employment Litigation Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

Experience
4-20 yrs required

Location
Portland, OR, United States

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Mar 28, 2024

Valid Through
Apr 27, 2024

Profile

Job Overview: A law firm is seeking an experienced Employment Litigation Attorney to join its team in Portland, OR. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in handling all aspects of litigation, providing counsel on employment law compliance, and contributing to strategic decision-making in employment disputes. The attorney will work collaboratively with senior attorneys, HR professionals, and business executives, demonstrating expertise in California employment laws and related litigation.

Job Details:

  • Assist in all aspects of litigation, including class, collective, and PAGA actions.
  • Evaluate claims, handle mediation, take depositions, engage in motion practice, and prepare for and take cases to arbitration and trial.
  • Handle administrative charge work, including preparing position statements.
  • Work with senior attorneys to counsel HR professionals and business executives on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.
  • Provide strategic thinking in avoiding and resolving employment disputes.
  • Maintain active California State Bar membership.
  • Possess active Washington State or Oregon State Bar membership or the ability to waive into or sit for the Washington State or Oregon State Bar.
  • Have 5+ years of experience handling employment litigation in California, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave interference, and wage and hour claims (preferably representing management).
  • Demonstrate substantial experience in handling wage and hour class, collective, or PAGA actions.
  • Handle charges before the EEOC and similar state or local agencies.
  • Experience in drafting employment policies is preferred.
  • Provide counsel to employers on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws (preferred).
  • Work collaboratively and independently as needed.
  • Efficiently manage and successfully handle a variety of matters simultaneously to meet client demands.
  • Possess excellent research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, including public speaking.

Requirements:

  • Active California State Bar membership.
  • Active Washington State or Oregon State Bar membership, or the ability to waive into or sit for the Washington State or Oregon State Bar.
  • 5+ years of experience handling employment litigation in California.
  • Substantial experience handling wage and hour class, collective, or PAGA actions.
  • Experience handling charges before the EEOC and similar state or local agencies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Excellent research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, including public speaking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience drafting employment policies.
  • Experience counseling employers on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Active California State Bar membership.
  • Active Washington State or Oregon State Bar membership, or the ability to waive into or sit for the Washington State or Oregon State Bar.

Skills:

  • Litigation expertise in employment law.
  • Strategic thinking in employment dispute resolution.
  • Legal research and writing.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple matters simultaneously.
  • Collaboration and teamwork.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws

 

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
1750 Montgomery St Fl 1
San Francisco
California
United States 94111
Phone : (415) 464 6897
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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