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Employment Litigation Associate

Lateral Attorney    Associate

Position Summary

Our San Diego office has a unique opportunity for an Employment Litigation Associate with 3+ of years of experience to join the firm’s expanding practice and assume a major role in litigation with extensive contact with client representatives and opposing counsel.

This position is for an ambitious lawyer seeking opportunities to expand their professional development and to have significant courtroom experience and client contact, while working in a collaborative, client-focused environment.  Duties include performing legal research, drafting motions and pleadings, as well as  legal memoranda, arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, managing discovery-related activities and investigations, and drafting of position statements and dispositive motions, employee handbooks, employee policies, etc.

Unlike many other firms, we provide our associates with hands-on writing, publishing and speaking opportunities as well as access to robust professional development training programs.


Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


In accordance with California’s amended labor code as stated in Senate Bill 1162, the expected salary range for this California position is between $160,000 and $210,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience, geographic location, and other job-related factors as permitted by law. This position qualifies for the benefits below.

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.