Class Action Associate - New York


: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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Jackson Lewis P.C. is a workplace law firm with more than 900 attorneys in 61offices nationwide, serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. The firms commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice. The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in theU.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms.

The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials, a strong interest in a labor and employment litigation practice, experience litigating class actions, excellent courtroom demeanor, a strong client service aptitude and a willingness to accept constructive feedback. The ideal candidate will also be detail oriented, have superior interpersonal, analytical and writing skills. Commitment to client service is critical as is the ability to handle a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will project professional presence and demonstrate flexibility in work situations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Will handle defense of agency charges of discrimination, lawsuits involving a broad range of employment-related claims, including wage and hour, discrimination, etc. in theclass/collective actions space

Advise and train employers on a wide range of employment laws and regulations, including anti-discrimination laws

Represent employers in court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in a broad range of employment matters, including discrimination, contract, employment tort, wage and hour, and non-compete cases

Skills and Educational Requirements:

Juris Doctorate (JD) from an ABA-accredited law school

Competitive class ranking

Admitted to the New YorkState Bar and in good standing

Minimum 2 years litigation experience

Class Action experience highly preferred

Experience with current agency (state and federal) enforcement techniques

Excellent attention to detail

Strong organizational and project management skills

Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work and we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.??

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Associated topics: attorney, attorney firm, child custody, divorce, family law, firm, legal, legal firm, legal service, litigate * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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