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Litigation Associate Attorney - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is a national class-action and complex litigation law firm that takes on the world's largest corporations and entities, fighting for the rights of consumers, investors, whistleblowers, employees, institutions and others. In the firm's 27 years of practice, Hagens Berman has earned a reputation as one of the most feared plaintiffs firms in the nation, willing to go above and beyond in the fight for our clients’ rights. Our determination and expert skill are second to none in the plaintiffs' bar, and our opponents know our name well.

Founded in 1993, Hagens Berman is an international plaintiffs’ law firm, that has recovered more than $320 billion for our clients across our various practice areas. Our legal team has achieved record-breaking settlements and believes in helping those most in need. The firm's tenacious spirit has earned it prestigious awards, including repeatedly being named one of the top 10 plaintiffs’ firms in the US.

Read more about our cases, history, success record, and awards. Follow the firm’s progress on Facebook, X and LinkedIn.

Hagens Berman is currently seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney for its office in Berkeley, CA

Core Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and vet potential new cases for technical and legal issues
  • Responsible for having a deep knowledge and understand all the facts in each case that is assigned
  • Ability to review, summarize, and highlight evidence gathered from documents
  • Research legal facts and regulations for new cases
  • Conduct all phases of civil discovery, including drafting written discovery, conducting meet and confers, and preparing for and conducting depositions
  • Draft briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents
  • Prepare for hearing, trial, and depositions
  • Help identify and work with experts
  • Identify, select and prepare expert witnesses

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • J.D. with 2-3 years’ litigation experience (class action and antitrust experience strongly preferred).
  • Highly accomplished academic and employment credentials (federal law clerk experience a plus)
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Superior writing, drafting and oral advocacy skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, verbal and written communication skills
  • Results oriented, self-starter, with a high level of initiative
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with internal and external contacts at all levels
  • Ability to work independently, shift focus, adapt to changing priorities, and maintain patience in high pressure situations
  • Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Salary Range 120K-180K
Full time employees become eligible for several benefits on the first of the month following hire, including medical, dental, vision, HSA, life insurance, AD&D, EAP, 401K, LTD and STD. Also available is a voluntary FSA, and transit and parking benefits

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Berkeley Litigation Associate” in the subject line.

If you are interested in applying for an open position at Hagens Berman, please send your resume and a cover letter to Heather Enoki at [email protected]. All employment inquiries will be kept confidential. Only selected candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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