Labor & Employment Associate Attorney
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- Labor & Employment Associate Attorney
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- Seattle, WA
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Lewis & Associates is committed to excellence. We make every effort to ensure the highest degree of professionalism and integrity in the staffing process. Helping companies overcome their staffing challenges, as well as assisting job seekers in finding the perfect position. We understand the demanding role of recruiting to source the highest level of professionals while incorporating proven, innovative, and successful recruiting techniques of the past, present, and future. Since your needs are constantly changing, we want to make getting the help you need as easy as possible. That is why we give you convenient ways to work with us. We are a sole source provider. Our office provides a wide range of employees.
Our client is a top rated law firm. For over 100 years, our client has lived their core values of clients, community and colleagues. The firm has been recognized for the superb quality of their client service, for their commitment to pro bono and other community service. The firm understands the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. The firm contributes to the success of their people and their clients and enriches their experience. The firm provides each individual an equal opportunity to succeed and contribute, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or physical ability.
The firm’s lawyers and staff can help you gain that edge by applying superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of their business and industry.
They serve clients in nearly all industries but focus on six industries in which we have great depth and a history of achieving client success. Their banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and natural resources and public-private partnerships industry groups help coordinate their teams serving these industries across geographies and practice areas, keeping them at the cutting edge of industry needs and trends and sharing collective experience and expertise.
With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, the firm provides an integrated, proactive approach to their clients’ legal and business needs around the globe.
They believe that everyone should feel at home and part of the Firm’s community. One of the firm’s greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual service and for the quality and inclusiveness of their workplace.
We are currently seeking an experienced Labor & Employment Associate to join a top rated Seattle law firm. In this role you will work closely with partners on a wide variety of employment litigation matters, including wage and hour class actions, single plaintiff cases, and advice matters. This is a phenomenal opportunity if you have a proven foundation in employment litigation and are ready to take the next step in your career. Specifically, you will be expected to handle the following types of tasks with little supervision:
- Do legal research and draft research memoranda
- Draft discovery requests and responses to discovery requests
- Draft motions
- Interview witnesses and gather facts
- Perform employment handbook reviews and provide basic employment law advice and counsel
The firm’s Labor & Employment group dedicates the majority of its practice to dispute resolution through litigation, arbitration, mediation or negotiation. Whether the dispute is administrative, single plaintiff or class based, they are known for delivering cost effective successful results to employers in wage and hour, discrimination, wrongful termination, trade secret and most other claims brought by employees. The firm also helps employers develop workplace strategies to manage employment-related risk and implement effective policies and procedures to protect valuable assets and trade secrets, support merger and acquisition transactions for buyers and sellers and help companies secure talented foreign nationals through our comprehensive business immigration services. Understanding each client’s business and industry permits the firm to find creative solutions to clients’ legal problems quickly and efficiently. They represent a diverse range of clients, from startups to Fortune 50 companies.
The firm offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic work environment, competitive salary and excellent benefits. In this role you will be encouraged to develop relationships with clients, will be afforded opportunities to take on a meaningful role in the litigation and strategy, and will have latitude to engage in marketing efforts.
Qualified candidates will have:
- 3 to 5 years of employment litigation experience in a law firm setting
- Excellent analytical and writing skills
- Excellent verbal communication
- Strong academic performance
Washington state bar admission preferred, and California bar admission a plus.
The firm’s values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of their people and their clients and enriches their experience. The firm believe that everyone should feel at home and part of their community.