Meyers Nave’s Labor & Employment Practice Group has a reputation in California as a go-to practice for complex employment litigation, high profile workplace investigations, and traditional labor law services. We provide advice and counseling, investigations and training, employee relations and negotiations, and litigation services to employers in almost every area of labor and employment law. We have an exceptional track record exemplified by satisfied clients and successful court and arbitration decisions.
Meyers Nave is looking for a bright, energetic and ambitious Senior Associate/Of Counsel with eight to twelve years of experience for the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group located in our San Diego office.
This is a unique opportunity for an Employment Litigation Associate to join the firm’s expanding Labor and Employment practice and assume a major role in litigation representing private and public entity employers. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of substantive experience in employment litigation with trial or arbitration experience including: discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims; FLSA and wage and hour claims, including wage and hour class and collective action lawsuits; drafting motions, pleadings and legal memoranda; arguing motions; taking and defending depositions; managing discovery-related activities; drafting EEOC position statements, DFEH responses, and conducting witness interviews and depositions, is also desirable.
In addition, the successful candidate will have a background in providing advice and counsel to employers on federal and state employment law compliance, including COVID-related laws, regulations and orders; ADA/FEHA compliance and disability accommodation; FMLA, CFRA, PDL and other employee leave compliance. Experience in labor relations is also advantageous including labor negotiations, grievances and arbitrations, MMBA compliance, PERB/NLRB litigation and administrative hearings and appeals.
Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical, research and writing skills, a strong work ethic and dedication to superior client service.
Candidates must possess a knowledge base in California employment law, demonstrated ability to work independently, while working in a collaborative, client-focused environment.
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.
Interested candidates should visit our Career page at https://www.meyersnave.com/about/careers/ and follow the link to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and two substantive writing samples.