Mehri & Skalet, PLLC Seeks Litigation Associate
The Washington, D.C. law firm of Mehri & Skalet, PLLC (“M&S”) seeks a litigation associate to join our practice. M&S represents plaintiffs – primarily employees, whistleblowers, consumers, and non-profits – in complex litigation under federal and state laws. The firm engages in class action and impact litigation, including matters involving consumer protection, public health crises (such as the opioid epidemic and gun violence), insurance, the False Claims Act, whistleblower rights, civil rights, employment discrimination, Title IX, and wage and hour laws. More information about M&S is available on our website at www.findjustice.com.
The associate will work in a variety of practice areas and will be responsible for handling all aspects of litigation such as investigations, research, motion practice, complex discovery, management of electronically stored information, and settlement. The attorney will work directly with clients and other attorneys often in a team environment. The position may involve travel throughout the United States.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates should have law degree from an ABA accredited institution and be licensed to practice law or eligible to practice law in the District of Columbia. Candidates must possess the ability to work well as part of a team but also be energetic self-starters with initiative. The position requires strong research and writing skills, the ability to communicate effectively with diverse clients and co-counsel, a creative approach to litigation, the ability to carry a varied caseload, excellent organizational and planning skills, a commitment to social justice, and an interest in representing plaintiffs. At least 1-4 years of experience is preferred.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Mehri & Skalet offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and the opportunity to work in a collegial atmosphere. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 401k plan with employer matching contributions, profit-sharing, and 20 days of annual leave, plus holidays, sick, and parental leave. The firm values work-life balance for all employees and offers some opportunities for attorneys to work remotely.
INCLUSION, DIVERSITY & EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Mehri & Skalet is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that a diverse team improves our work product, enhances our ability serve our clients, and strengthens our ability to attract talented individuals. We strive to maintain a culture that celebrates the strengths of every team member. The firm engages in ongoing efforts to foster a culture of mutual respect and to attract, retain, and promote outstanding lawyers and administrative staff from all backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We advance equal opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, ability, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, matriculation, and credit history.
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