Albright, Yee & Schmit is a downtown Los Angeles based law firm with significant public entity and corporate clients. Our firm is seeking an associate-level attorney with at least five years of litigation experience in tort, labor and employment law to join our team. Our ideal candidates know what they are doing, pride themselves on their high integrity and strong work ethic, strive for excellence, are professional and welcome a refreshingly respectful work environment. We expect and value confidence, a sense of humor, creativity, openness to new ideas and excellent communication skills, particularly with clients. If these characteristics describe you and you are looking for a change, send us your resume!
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provide exceptional legal counsel on labor and employment-related matters, which may include, but not limited to, human resources issues, wage and hour law, unemployment and other state agency claims, labor relations, employee benefits, employment agreements, and policy-related issues, employment-related litigation, and grievances
- Demonstrated ability to prepare/review construction contracts, insurance contracts, employment/independent contracts, and other business agreements.
- Identifies and assesses legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area and advises accordingly
- Independently handles legal matters and projects ranging from basic to complex
- Educates clients and stakeholders on legal matters, policies, and procedures
- Establishes and maintains relationships, credibility, and trust with clients, legal team members, and other colleagues
- Able to travel as case assignment warrants
Required Education & Experience:
- Must have a minimum of five (5) years of substantive litigation experience
- Prefer candidate with experience in handling labor and employment matters before federal, state courts and administrative agencies
- Strong communication and writing skills
Albright, Yee & Schmit, APC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.