Litigation Associate Attorney - San Francisco Office
Keller and Heckman LLP
Location: San Francisco, California
Type: Full Time
Telecommuting is allowed.
Keller and Heckman LLP, an international law firm based in Washington D.C., is seeking a talented junior level associate attorney to join our growing Litigation practice in our San Francisco Office. The Associate will have the opportunity to assist on a broad range of litigation and to support our Food and Drug regulatory practice.
The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in Federal and State courts, with experience in one or more areas associated with the firm’s practices such as false advertising, environmental (including Proposition 65), food and drug, occupational health and safety/employment, product liability and safety, insurance, privacy and telecom. General commercial litigation and E-Discovery experience is also a plus.
Strong academic credentials; excellent analytical, research, writing, and interpersonal skills; attention to detail; and the ability to assume immediate responsibility are required. General litigation skills are required; experience with Proposition 65 is a plus. Due to the technical nature of the practice, an undergraduate degree or some experience in a scientific field (biology, chemistry, mathematics, or engineering) will be helpful, but is not required. Must be a California barred attorney.
A desire to learn, and an ability to manage multiple client priorities and take direction are critical. Successful associate will be given significant client responsibility early on, including direct client contact. The position requires collaboration across all firm offices on challenging and interesting work involving cutting-edge regulatory and health and safety issues while working in a collegial, team-based atmosphere.
Fluency in Spanish a plus.
We offer an excellent benefit package, bonus plan, and salary commensurate with experience.
Send resume, cover letter, transcript, and writing sample to Jennifer Ireland, Human Resources and Recruitment Manager, Keller and Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, NW, Suite 500 West, Washington, D.C. 20001 to firstname.lastname@example.org. E.O.E.
Keller and Heckman, founded in 1962, has a broad practice in the areas of regulatory law, litigation, and business transactions, serving both domestic and international clients. Our firm is a pioneer in the use of interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving. Since 1971, we have had an in-house scientific staff that works closely with the firm's attorneys on matters of technical complexity. Many of our attorneys also have government experience and expertise in multiple areas of the law.
Keller and Heckman represents a wide spectrum of companies and trade associations servicing a range of industries, including food and food additives, plastics, pesticides, industrial and specialty chemicals, drugs and medical devices, transportation, and telecommunications. The firm's practice covers the diverse regulatory areas that affect these industries, as well as business counseling and litigation issues. Our attorneys and scientists emphasize creative service to clients involved in the development of new products, services, and markets.
Our attorneys and staff serve clients from offices in Washington, DC, Brussels, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Boulder. We are also a member of Mackrel...l International, a network of 90 independent law firms in more than 170 offices in 60 countries. By our membership in Mackrell International, we are able to assist our clients in satisfying their legal requirements across the globe.