Our Kansas City office has an opportunity for an associate with at least two years of experience to join the firm’s expanding practice and assume a major role in employment litigation and advice matters with extensive contact with client representatives and opposing counsel. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, motions and pleadings, attending court conferences, handling discovery-related activities and investigations, taking and defending depositions, and drafting of position statements and dispositive motions, employee handbooks, policies, etc. Trial experience preferred, but not required. We provide our associates with multiple writing, publishing and speaking opportunities as well as access to robust professional development training programs.
We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our attorneys including: comprehensive training and development programs including an annual firm-wide Attorney Retreat, CLE and bar admission expense reimbursement, several competitive annual bonus programs, 401(k) plan, affordable health and life insurance including dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc to provide 24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video, employee assistance program, back-up childcare program and a paid parental leave on-ramping program.