At Baker McKenzie we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 6,000 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 78 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level. Baker McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving - as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm.
The San Francisco/Palo Alto and Los Angeles offices of Baker & McKenzie LLP are seeking an associate attorney for its Labor & Employment Disputes practice. The ideal candidate will have 4 to 6 years of general employment litigation, including complex business disputes and class action litigation experience, as well as a strong interest in employment litigation and counseling. The position will provide hands on, highly challenging and interesting legal assignments. The ideal candidate also will have strong academic credentials from a top 10 law school and excellent communication, analytical and writing skills, e.g., Law Review, along with experience in case management, drafting pleadings and discovery, arguing motions and taking and defending depositions. Major top tier law firm experience in a litigation practice is preferred. Must be admitted and a member in good standing of the California Bar to apply. The candidate must have the ability to function smoothly in a global team environment with culturally diverse team members.
Please include a cover letter, transcripts, resume, and writing sample with your application.
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories (arrest and conviction records), in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.