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Litigation Services Attorney

Company: Jobleads
Location: Orange
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Tracking Code 4868 Job Description Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Litigation Services Attorney to join our winning team, located in either Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County or San Diego. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.As the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to unfold, Latham has taken precautions to help protect our people, clients, and the communities where we live and work. This includes a shift to virtual work for the majority of our lawyers and staff. This role will likely start virtually while the firm continues to evaluate the situation.The Litigation Services Attorney will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure. As a Litigation Services Attorney, you will be responsible for providing high level legal analysis with respect to complex procedural and strategic issues in state and federal court, reviewing filings as to form and procedural content, preparing procedural road maps for upcoming court filings, and advising members of the Litigation & Trial Department on all matters of court rules, civil procedure, filing protocol, and the calculation of deadlines. You will assist in reviewing, approving, serving, and transmitting filings to courts and government agencies, calculating and calendaring all applicable deadlines, performing legal research and analysis in a wide range of jurisdictions, and leveraging technology to streamline the monitoring and distribution of court filings. The Litigation Services Attorney will also assist with mentoring and training new attorneys and staff while accomplishing these and other critical functions:Using Westlaw, LexisNexis, CourtLink, Lex Machina, and other research platforms to provide high level legal research with respect to procedural and strategic issues across many jurisdictionsPreparing roadmaps to guide attorneys through procedural and logistical elements of complex court filings, flagging procedural intricacies, highlighting strategic opportunities, and providing best practices based on judicial preferencesConducting judicial research to develop profiles and analytics on specific judges, including the review of transcriptsOverseeing and performing calendaring functions, which may include some or all of the following: maintaining a calendar of litigation deadlines for all contested matters utilizing a firm-approved calendaring program, and regularly communicating deadlines to firm-wide litigation teams using the best available meansOverseeing and performing court services functions, which may include some or all of the following: researching and retrieval of court documents in paper and electronic databases; reviewing and filing of client and Firm court documents in paper and electronic form; and processing daily litigation mailMaintaining familiarity with e-filing procedures and vendors for all courts relevant for the office's litigation practice; arranging for e-filing training for Litigation Services staff, and participating in the e-filing process at the request of attorneysAs a Litigation Services Attorney, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Litigation Services Attorney must have an ability to articulate complex court rules and calendaring issues in a comprehensible, accurate, confident, and concise manner. The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge of applicable court rules and procedures and applies court rules in multiple jurisdictions quickly, efficiently, and in a manner which instils confidence and ensures risk management.A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school is required, as well as current bar admission. A minimum of three (3) to four (4) years of experience as a practicing litigation attorney and/or attorney in a Docket/Calendar/Litigation Services environment is desired.Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking the "Apply Now' link.Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Please click the link below to review the Ordinance. Please click here to review your rights under U.S.employment laws. #LI-JR1 Job Location San Francisco, California, United States Department Litigation Services Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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