Littler Mendelson P.C. is seeking a Littler CaseSmart Counsel, Discovery attorney. Littler CaseSmart utilizes data-driven technology and a specialized workflow process to provide superior service to our clients. Our attorneys are highly skilled in their fields and enjoy access to all the resources our firm can provide without the demands of a shareholder-track position.
Littler CaseSmart Counsel, Discovery attorneys are responsible for formulating discovery strategies in consultation with the case teams, evaluating discovery options, and analyzing the facts of cases. This position is also responsible for the following:
Drafting all forms of written discovery requests, including, but not limited to, interrogatories, requests for production of documents, requests for admissions, and objections and responses to discovery requests served by plaintiffs:
Document and evidence management (often in the Relativity environment), including:
Overseeing the organization, staging, and unitization of documents
Requesting additional documents needed for the defense of the case
Tagging key documents
Preparing documents for production
Drafting other discovery-related work product, including protective orders and correspondence with opposing counsel (g. meet-and-confer and deficiency letters)
Partnering with assigned e-Discovery counsel and the firm’s Litigation Support team with respect to ESI-related requests.
Preparing witness kits and identifying key evidence in support of depositions and/or motions and briefs.
Preparing a draft settlement agreement, depending on when a case settles.
Candidates for this position should have:
The ability to discern practical and well-founded options for the effective defense of litigation matters through the discovery process and involving a wide variety of employment-related claims.
The ability to utilize document and evidence management platforms, including Relativity, in order to organize, manage, and produce documents.
The ability to understand, collaborate, and navigate through complex e-Discovery issues.
Experience handling the discovery processes for litigation matters, including all forms of written discovery.
A minimum of four years of legal experience with employment law cases and issues.
An active bar license in the state of residence.
Littler CaseSmart Counsel are full-time, remote attorneys with a reduced billable hours requirement and with no obligation to engage in business-related travel or any required business development. These positions are ideal for attorneys seeking interesting, challenging work that allows more flexibility than on-track roles. Pursuant to Colorado and New York City regulations, if this position is performed from Colorado or New York City, the starting salary is $110,000, and the current salary range for the position is $110,000 - $160,000. The total compensation package includes eligibility for performance-based bonuses up to 10-15%. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans for you and your dependents or domestic partner. In addition, we provide a superior 401(k) plan, ample time-off programs, generous paid parental leave, life insurance, disability insurance, a wellness program, flexible spending accounts, pretax commuter programs and an employee referral bonus program.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice in the world exclusively devoted to representing management. With more than 1,600 attorneys in 100 offices worldwide, Littler serves as the single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice in the world exclusively devoted to representing management. With more than 1,500 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide, Littler serves as the single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years. For more information visit: www.littler.com. Littler Mendelson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.