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Senior Commercial Litigation Associate

Steptoe & Johnson LLP
San Francisco, California 94105
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Steptoe & Johnson’s growing San Francisco office is looking for an associate with 5 to 7 years of experience in commercial litigation, including fact development, research and analysis, fact and expert discovery, defending and taking depositions, motion practice, brief writing, and trial preparation and trial.  Our new associate would join a team that represents a broad range of retail, e-commerce, and hospitality companies.  Our work includes consumer class actions, complex business disputes, fraud and business torts, and advertising compliance issues.  Experience with UCL, FAL, and CLRA is a plus.  Admission to the California bar required.

Our associates receive meaningful, hands-on legal work at every stage of their careers.  Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a track record of academic and professional excellence, the ability to perform insightful research and analysis, persuasive writing abilities, excellent project management skills, and an interest in creative business development.  We are looking for self-starters ready to assume immediate responsibility as an integral part of high performing, collaborative firmwide teams with our lawyers in various offices and remotely, and be able to multitask and work with sometimes multiple overlapping projects and deadlines.  We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a collegial working environment that provides training and mentorship.

Steptoe fosters diversity across the firm. The firm recently achieved Mansfield 2.0 certification.  In 2019, Law360 named Steptoe to its Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys list, Working Mother magazine named Steptoe to its Best Law Firms for Women list, and Steptoe earned a spot on Yale Law Women’s Top Ten Firms for Gender Equity and Top Ten Firms for Family Friendliness lists. Steptoe also received a 100% rating and earned the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index. 

Please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Requirements

An associate with 5 to 7 years of experience in commercial litigation, including fact development, research and analysis, fact and expert discovery, defending and taking depositions, motion practice, brief writing, and trial preparation and trial.  Our new associate would join a team that represents a broad range of retail, e-commerce, and hospitality companies.  Our work includes consumer class actions, complex business disputes, fraud and business torts, and advertising compliance issues.  Experience with UCL, FAL, and CLRA is a plus.  Admission to the California bar required.

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Posted: 2020-11-10 Expires: 2020-12-10

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