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Wage and Hour, Class Action Specialist Attorney - Orange County, CA

Ogletree Deakins Law Firm


Location:
Orange County, California 92626
Date:
06/27/2017
2017-06-272017-07-27
Job Type:
Law Firm Associate
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Class Action
  • Employment
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Job Details

Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 800 lawyers located in 52 offices across the United States, in Europe, Canada and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a Law Firm of the Year six consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In 2017, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law - Management category.  In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

We have an opportunity for an experienced wage-hour class action attorney to join our Orange County office.  The Class Action Associate will join the firm’s expanding practice and assume a major role in our class/collective action litigation with extensive contact with client representatives and opposing counsel.  This position presents a great opportunity for career advancement as we are looking for experienced lawyers who can help formulate strategy on complex, cutting-edge class cases and help lead teams of lawyers. Our firm also provides multiple writing, publishing and speaking opportunities, as well as other support for business development.  This is a position geared for an attorney with class action experience who is looking for the support to bring his or her practice to the next level.

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.  

Requirements

  • Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice.
  • Candidates must possess between 4 - 7 years of wage-hour class/collective action defense experience preferably in California. 
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills are required.

Benefits:

Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Attorneys including: Comprehensive training and development programs including a Firm-wide Attorney Retreat every year, Firm sponsored CLE and bar admission expenses, Competitive Bonus Programs, 401K, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video) and an EAP Program.

We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact:

If you have any questions about this opportunity or want to follow up on your application, please reach out to Anastasia Bohonos at ana.bohonos@ogletree.com with “OC CLASS ACTION ATTORNEY” in the subject line.

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