1+ months

Litigation - Employment Law Career Associate

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Multiple Offices Work Remotely

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case-by-case basis).

Orrick is looking for a Career Associate to join our Employment Law Practice Group in our Wheeling office.  The Employment Law Career Associate provides litigation and business development support to attorneys in the Employment Law Practice Group.  Under the direct supervision of Responsible Attorneys, this attorney works to support the needs of the Employment Law Practice on the full range of employment litigation including multi-plaintiff, individual, and class action discrimination and wage and hour suits, government enforcement actions, internal investigations, client counseling, as well as business development activities.  Orrick is seeking an experienced candidate who can exercise discretion and take initiative in a fast-paced environment.

Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. Financial Times has selected Orrick as the Most Innovative Law Firm in North America from 2016-2018 and named us runner-up in 2019 and 2020. The American Lawyer gave the firm its first Legal Innovation Award and in 2019 recognized us for “Best Use of Technology.” For the fifth year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2020 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company*. 


This position requires employment legal experience, exceptional writing skills, attention to detail and the ability to effectively communicate.

Candidates must have experience in some or all of the following areas of litigation:

·           employment discrimination

·           whistleblowing

·           post-employment restrictions

·           wage and hour

Key skills and experience include:

·           researching a range of employment issues

·           drafting position statements, briefs, motions, and discovery documents

·           handling discovery tasks, including e-discovery

·           assisting with preparation of witnesses for depositions

·           assisting with preparation for arbitrations and trials

Qualifications include: 3-10 years of experience in Employment Law; JD from accredited law school, and licensure from at least one (1) jurisdiction. Excellent academic credentials required.  The position also requires excellent legal research, writing, and interpersonal communication skills. 

Wheeling office applicants must be admitted to the West Virginia State Bar, be eligible to join the West Virginia State Bar via reciprocity or by transferring a UBE score, or be willing to take the West Virginia State Bar Exam.

To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Career Associate listings at https://www.orrick.com/Careers.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Caitlin Ryan, Recruiting Manager, at cryan@orrick.com.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted: 2021-09-01 Expires: 2022-07-27

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