Basic Information

Job Category: Legal

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date published: 06-Jul-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Employment Law / HR Attorney

An ADP client is currently recruiting for an experienced individual to be our next Employment Attorney to join our team in our San Gabriel Valley OR City of Industry, CA locations. 

We offer office and hybrid work environment.

  • Are you a labor and employment law attorney tired of constantly billing hours for your defense clients?   
  • Are you looking for a great group of colleagues who work as a team in a friendly and supportive environment?
  • You may be a match for our law firm.

Who We Are:

The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth is committed to five core values: Excellence, Commitment, Professionalism, Integrity, and Teamwork. These values, combined with our decades of experience, have enabled our law firm to achieve great results on behalf of our clients. We are proud of organization, and our success is due to the dedication and talent of our attorneys and staff. We attract our outstanding team by providing interesting work, a supportive and collegial work environment, personal satisfaction, competitive compensation and benefits, and a pathway for professional development and growth.

We are a Plaintiff’s law firm looking for an Employment Law Attorney to join our team. Our firm represents the rights of wronged employees throughout California. We pursue class actions, PAGA cases, Wage and Hour, FEHA violations, Discrimination, and Harassment cases.  You will handle all aspects of a case, from pre-litigation to discovery, deposition, trial, or settlement. Our excellent team of support staff will help you along the way.  We have a team- oriented approach to working up cases.   Our firm closely monitors caseloads so that no attorney is overworked. Additional attorneys and support staff are hired as needed to maintain balance. If you enjoy taking an active role in litigation and working with a great group of colleagues, then apply today!

About the Role:

The Employment Law Attorney is responsible for providing claimants with the legal advice, guidance and representation required to successfully win compensation.  The attorney will be responsible for handling the case from filing the lawsuit, preparing, and responding to law and motion, attending depositions, propounding, and responding to discovery, preparing the matter for trial/arbitration/labor commissioner hearings, attending hearings, attending mediations, and trying cases to completion.

What you’ll do:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. 

  • Prepare and formulate strategy for the case; draft litigation pleadings; propound and respond to written discovery attend hearings, depositions, mediations, and other case-related meetings;  try cases to completion; and settle cases as appropriate
  • Review and supervise the preparation of pleadings, discovery, motions, court orders, demand packages, and other case-related documents
  • Consistent and timely reading of all case documents, including employer records and personnel files medical/billing records
  • Negotiate settlements for employment law cases
  • Other duties may be assigned by management

Our Perfect Candidate

Education and Experience:

  • Juris Doctor Degree required
  • Must be in good standing with the California Bar Association
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Labor and Employment Law, including class action claims, PAGA actions, Wage and Hour claims, FEHA violations, discrimination, and harassment claims.  A thorough knowledge of the California Discovery Act, including all aspects of discovery and law and motion, is required
  • Working knowledge of Employment laws and procedures
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Able to function with a high level of patience, tact, and diplomacy in handling negative or challenging situations
  • Familiar with case management software, Microsoft Word Suite, Adobe Pro, and other legal technology
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications i.e., Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

Required Abilities and Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with attention to details
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and utilize critical thinking skills
  • Computer savvy
  • Time management skills to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Dependable, great attitude and team player
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Flexibility to work in a changing environment
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Company Offers:

  • Competitive salary will be commensurate with experience and education.
  • Bonus structure based on individual’s and company performance
  • Comprehensive benefits package available: (healthcare, vision, dental and life insurances; 401k plan with generous employer match; flexible schedule, free parking, paid vacation, sick days, and holidays).

To Apply:

Please submit your resume via the ‘Apply Now’ button!

The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth is an equal opportunity employer!