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Job Details

Employment Litigation Associate Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

Experience
4-20 yrs required

Location
New Orleans, LA, United States

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Mar 14, 2024

Profile

A law firm located in New Orleans, LA, is seeking an Employment Litigation Associate Attorney to join their team. The ideal candidate is an associate admitted to practice in Florida with at least 5 years of employment litigation experience. This role involves handling the defense of claims under various employment laws, including the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, and similar state laws. The associate will be expected to manage cases independently, which includes investigating claims, interviewing witnesses, conducting discovery, writing and arguing motions, and taking and defending depositions. Experience in defending against wage and hour class and collective actions and 50 state compliance, including drafting employee handbooks and advising clients on employee leaves and accommodations, is a plus. The candidate must be available for frequent travel to the Florida Panhandle with reliable transportation.

Duties:

  • Defend employment-related claims under the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, and similar state laws.
  • Independently manage cases, including conducting investigations, witness interviews, discovery, motion practice, and depositions.
  • Experience with wage and hour classes and collective actions is a plus.
  • Draft employee handbooks and provide advice to clients on employee leaves and accommodations.
  • Travel to the Florida Panhandle as needed for case-related activities.

Requirements:

  • Admission to practice in Florida.
  • 5+ years of employment litigation experience.
  • Strong academic credentials.
  • Admission to the Florida Bar is required.
  • Admission to Louisiana, Mississippi, and/or Alabama is preferred.
  • Self-sufficiency in case management.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel.

Skills:

  • Strong legal research and writing skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Case management and organization.
  • Deposition experience.
  • Communication and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
10777 Westheimer, Suite 1100
Houston
Texas
United States 77042
Phone : (713) 270-1199
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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