19 days old

Associate Attorney

CDF Labor Law LLP
Irvine, California 92612
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Associate Job Description

At CDF Labor Law LLP, we understand that our team members are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. When you join CDF, you will join a dynamic team of highly regarded labor and employment lawyers that practice collaboratively across our five California-based offices as a tight-knit team of dedicated and diverse professionals. What makes this opportunity stand out? Our associates are given the opportunity to take on significant levels of responsibility and leadership roles at the firm. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

The Opportunity

CDF has an exciting opportunity for a labor and employment attorney in our Orange County office that has between 1-5 years of experience in employment litigation. This attorney will work on litigation and non-litigation matters for a wide range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations across many industries.

Depending upon experience, the associate should expect to be involved in all aspects of our practice, including but not limited to, pre-complaint investigation, case analysis and strategy, drafting and responding to discovery, taking and defending depositions, motions and other court appearances, administrative matters before the DLSE, NLRB, DFEH, and other agencies, union negotiations and relations, assisting in arbitration and trials, mediations, counseling and advice work, client development and recruitment, and legal research and writing on a wide variety of areas. Litigation will generally consist primarily of single-plaintiff EEO litigation and PAGA and class action wage and hour litigation.


• 1-5 years of experience in labor and employment law litigation in California.

• Class action experience preferable.

• Litigation experience in California is preferable.

• Successful candidates will be highly motivated, possess excellent writing, analytical and people skills, value a team environment, and will be prepared to work independently and assume significant responsibilities.

• Bilingual abilities are a plus.


• Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of California.

• Must have a California bar license.

• During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice.

CDF Benefits

• Competitive pay and incentives
• Medical, dental, vision, and flexible spending
• Firm paid benefits: EAP, Telemedicine, life insurance, STD, and LTD
• 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off and paid parental leave program
• Complimentary unreserved parking
• Onsite amenities: fitness center, auto detailing/carwash, EV charging stations, discount at Starbucks at nearby Marriott Hotel and gourmet food trucks
• Fun virtual events and firm perks
• Business casual dress
• Annual Holiday event and more!

 About CDF Labor Law LLP

For over 25 years, CDF has distinguished itself as one of the top employment, labor and immigration firms in California, representing employers in single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits, and advising employers on related legal compliance and risk avoidance with office strategically located throughout the state.

CDF is proud to have been listed in Law360’s Annual Diversity Report for four years in a row as one of “Best Law Firms for Women and Minority Attorneys” in firms of similar size. In addition, CDF’s Orange County office has been named as one of the “Top Places to Work” by the Orange County Register for 2019 and 2020, as well as named “Best Places to Work” by the Orange County Business Journal for 2019 and 2020.

We are fully committed to supporting and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within the legal profession, and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. CDF promotes an equal employment opportunity workplace with respect to all categories protected under applicable state and Federal law.


How to Apply

Applicants should submit a 1) cover letter, 2) resume and 3) law school transcript in PDF format to recruiting@cdflaborlaw.com.


Posted: 2021-09-02 Expires: 2021-10-02

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