1+ months

Litigation - Employment Law Career Associate

Wheeling, IL 60090

Orrick is looking for a Career Associate to join our Employment Law Practice Group in our Wheeling or Sacramento offices. The Employment Law Career Associate provides litigation and business development support to attorneys in the Employment Law Practice Group. Under the direct supervision of Responsible Attorneys, this attorney works to support the needs of the Employment Law Practice on the full range of employment litigation including multi-plaintiff, individual, and class action discrimination and wage and hour suits, government enforcement actions, internal investigations, client counseling, as well as business development activities. Orrick is seeking an experienced candidate who can exercise discretion and take initiative in a fast-paced environment.

Orrick is again one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, Orrick is ranked #15 on this list.

Job Requirements:

This position requires employment legal experience, exceptional writing skills, attention to detail and the ability to effectively communicate.

Candidates must have experience in some or all of the following areas of litigation:

employment discrimination


post-employment restrictions

wage and hour

Key skills and experience include:

researching a range of employment issues

drafting position statements, briefs, motions, and discovery documents

handling discovery tasks, including e-discovery

assisting with preparation of witnesses for depositions

assisting with preparation for arbitrations and trials

Qualifications include: 3-10 years of experience in Employment Law; JD from accredited law school, and licensure from at least one (1) jurisdiction. Excellent academic credentials required. The position also requires excellent legal research, writing, and interpersonal communication skills.

Sacramento office applicants must be admitted to the California State Bar.

Wheeling office applicants must be admitted to the West Virginia State Bar, be eligible to join the West Virginia State Bar via reciprocity or by transferring a UBE score, or be willing to take the West Virginia State Bar Exam.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted: 2019-05-10 Expires: 2019-12-04

We focus on serving the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors globally. Clients worldwide call on our teams for forward-looking commercial advice on transactions, litigation and compliance matters. We bring distinctive quality, teamwork and value to the table – and innovate in everything we do.

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Litigation - Employment Law Career Associate

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Wheeling, IL 60090

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast