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Trial & Litigation Associate – 4 to 7 Years of Experience (Los Angeles or Oakland, CA)

Meyers Nave is a dynamic 65-attorney firm with 5 offices throughout California. For over 35 years, we have built a reputation as a “go to” law firm to handle high profile and high impact matters for both public entities and private sector clients.

Our Trial and Litigation Practice Group includes a robust litigation practice focused on complex crisis litigation in the areas of constitutional law with social justice aspects, wildfire litigation, COVID-19 litigation, civil rights claims in the land use context, First Amendment claims, takings, and class action litigation. We are actively engaged in all phases of litigation in both federal and state court from initial pleadings through discovery, dispositive motion practice, trial, and appeal.

About the Position

Meyers Nave is looking for an energetic, committed, and diligent attorney with four to seven years of litigation experience to work in a collaborative team environment in our Trial & Litigation Practice Group.  This position is open in our Los Angeles or Oakland office.

A successful candidate will share in Meyers Nave’s commitment to providing its clients with high-quality services in rapidly evolving areas of the law, will relish the strategic decision-making involved in litigation, including crafting litigation strategy in complex situations, and will enjoy presenting nuanced constitutional arguments in a clear and persuasive fashion.  Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities, superior research and writing skills, and a strong work ethic. In addition, a successful candidate will have a proven ability to work in a team and across offices, as well as an interest in elevating the Meyers Nave brand and reputation.  It is essential that candidates possess significant experience with complex case management and electronic discovery, as well as law and motion practice in state and federal court, including dispositive motions.  Candidates should also have experience in building a case for trial, including developing evidence, interviewing witnesses, and taking and defending depositions.

The health and safety of Meyers Nave employees is our most important priority. As such, we allow for a hybrid work schedule during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The salary range for this California-based role is $165,000 – $190,000, and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.  Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, skill set and office location.  Meyers Nave offers a reasonable billable hours requirement, annual discretionary and billable hours bonuses, competitive health insurance benefits, 401(k) with a partial match and profit-sharing.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE and follow the link to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and two substantive writing samples.

Meyers Nave is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We place a high value on diversity and inclusion and encourage diverse candidates to apply.  We do not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law.  Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box).

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: hiringmanager@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.