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Labor & Employment Attorney – Hybrid Remote

Lateral Attorney    Mid-Senior Level

Position Summary

Ogletree Deakins’ San Francisco office has an opportunity for an Associate to join the firm’s employment litigation practice.

The attorney will focus on defending clients in employment law-related litigation, including class action/PAGA cases as well as single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits.

The attorney will focus on defending clients in employment litigation, including class action/PAGA cases as well as single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits. Duties include supporting more senior team members in executing defense strategies, discovery, and drafting motions and pleadings.

For those with an interest, the position also offers opportunities to provide advice and counsel on employment law-related matters, including handbook and policy preparation, training opportunities, and other day-to-day employment needs.

We are open to an attorney who will join us as an associate (on track toward shareholder) or on an alternative track with a flexible or reduced work schedule.

This opportunity offers flexibility and would allow the attorney to work from the office or on a hybrid remote/office schedule; candidates must reside in Northern California.

Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. With offices throughout the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico, the firm represents a diverse range of clients and has a reputation for legal excellence and responsive client service.  Unlike many other firms, we provide our attorneys with hands-on writing, publishing, and speaking opportunities and access to robust professional development training programs.  The firm also offers a generous benefits package to all eligible employees.

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the Fair Chance Ordinance.


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.