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Current Opportunities in the Los Angeles Area

Please note that this list is representative and that we have a number of other partner and associate opportunities available.

Featured Opportunities in Los Angeles

Commercial Litigation Associates

Our client is a national full service firm with an 1850 hour billable target, and a very collegial environment. Equally important, the firm did not have any lay-offs (including staff) during the last recession. The firm is very loyal, well managed, and has a 92 percent associate retention rate firm-wide. The LA office has doubled in size in the past three years and they are continuing to expand. They are looking to add two litigation associates, a 2nd-3rd year, and a 4th-5th year. This is a general commercial litigation practice.

In-House Opportunity

Great opportunity with the entertainment division of one of the world's leading tech companies. You will handle legal aspects of feature film and television (scripted or unscripted) development, production and distribution, to include structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide range of complicated agreements for above and below-the-line talent, other production related agreements, co-production agreements and distribution agreements. You will be responsible for all legal matters during the course of production, including evaluating rights issues, confirming chain of title and handling clearance matters, guild issues, standards and practices review, and promotion and publicity issues. You will also analyze and interpret contracts and provide thoughtful legal advice on potential risks and issues in a wide range of legal areas, including intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance.

Top academics and at least 4+ years of legal experience, including at least two years at a law firm. Experience in television (scripted or unscripted) or feature film development and production is preferred but not required. Willingness to transition into a new practice area and good standing in at least one state bar is required. This company has a very competitive compensation package.


Litigation Associate

Full service mid-sized firm, comprised primarily with former Am Law 100 attorneys is seeking a complex litigation associate in the classes of 2010-2013. We have placed several litigators into the firm, including the Hiring Partner. Cases are leanly staffed and associates are expected to assume significant responsibility for managing cases and for client contact. Business development activities are encouraged. The firm also has an impressive record for promoting associates to partner. Top writing skills and academic credentials are required and the firm has an 1800 billable target.


Corporate Associates

Our clients are looking for top corporate associates in the classes of 2008-2012, with practices that focus on at least one of these practices: general corporate, corporate finance, securities, M&A, venture capital financing, public and private company, private equity and/or emerging growth matters. This is also a great time for top out of state corporate associates to move to California. As long as the associate is coming from a top law firm and has top academics, our clients will be interested in seeing their resumes, even if they have not taken the California bar yet.

Top Southern California based law firm seeking to add 2 to 4th year Labor and Employment Associate to their Santa Barbara or Santa Monica offices. Great opportunity to help build the practice and excellent visibility for partnership. Top credentials and top law firm experience required.

Ground floor opportunity with prestigious Am Law 100 law firm in Los Angeles. Our client is seeking junior-midlevel associates to join their growing Los Angeles office. Associates with experience in white collar, insurance coverage, and general commercial litigation will have the opportunity to play a meaningful role on their cases, and get significant hands-on experience. This is also an opportunity to grow the office. The firm has a demonstrated commitment to mentoring and retaining their attorneys, as well a strong record for work-life balance and diversity. Of the partners made in 2015, the majority were diverse, including two women. Top academics and experience are required.

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Labor and Employment Partner

Highly respected labor and employment boutique (management-side) is seeking partners who have books of business of at least $600K. The firm is a big firm spin-off and they have offices throughout California. Very collegial with a number of female partners.


Century City Firm Seeks Partners in Various Practice Areas

Top Century City firm is looking for partners to join their entertainment (litigation or transactional), trusts and estates, labor and employment (litigation/counseling or both), and estate planning teams. The firm has an 1800 hour billable target and books of at least $500K are required. Billing rates range from $450.00-$650.00 depending on seniority. The firm will look at junior-senior partners.


Partners in All Practice Areas Sought for Entrepreneurial International Law Firm

International firm based in the Bay Area, comprised entirely of former Am Law 100 law firm and top in-house attorneys, has recently opened a Los Angeles office. This firm was designed from the client's perspective. They have augmented the best attributes of top tier law firms and their model is highly efficient. Attorney billing rates range from $300-$600 and there are no minimum billable targets and most partners keep 70% of their book. Attorneys must have books of at least $300K. The firm would like to add litigation, labor and employment, corporate, entertainment, IP and real estate attorneys, and they would also consider small groups. They would like to expand their reach into Asia, so partners with ties to Asia are also being sought. Currently the firm has offices in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, New York, New Orleans, Seattle, San Diego and Washington DC.


Partners in All Practice Areas Sought for Top Calif. Regional Law Firm

Our client, a top CA based full service regional law firm, is looking for partners to join its Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orange County offices. Books of $750K are needed in all practice areas: corporate, real estate, litigation, IP, labor and employment, tax. The firm will also consider adding groups in practice areas, which expand its current practices. The firm has NO DEBT and most partner billing rates are in the $400-$500 per hour range, with an 1800 hour target.


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Appellate Litigation Associate

Premiere appellate litigation opportunity with one of the top firms in California. A federal clerkship is strongly preferred and the firm has an 1800 hour billable target


Corporate Associate

National law firm with a downtown office is seeking a corporate associate with 2-5 years of experience in M&A, securities offerings and general corporate matters.


Corporate Associate

Full service boutique comprised entirely of former big firm attorneys is seeking a top mid-senior level corporate associate to do a mix of M&A, finance, licensing, and commercial transactions. Top law firm experience is required.


Entertainment Associate

Well known full service law firm seeks an entertainment associate with 5 years of solid production, distribution and finance experience. CA bar required.


Labor and Employment Associate

LA based law firm is seeking an associate with 4-6 years of experience, including NLRB, union organizing and collective bargaining.


Labor and Employment Associate

National labor and employment firm is seeking an employment litigation associate with at least 3 years of on point experience.


Litigation Associate

Full service mid-sized firm, comprised primarily with former Am Law 100 attorneys is seeking a complex litigation associate in the classes of 2010-2013. We have placed several litigators into the firm, including the Hiring Partner. Cases are leanly staffed and associates are expected to assume significant responsibility for managing cases and for client contact. Business development activities are encouraged. The firm also has an impressive record for promoting associates to partner. Top writing skills and academic credentials are required and the firm has an 1800 billable target.


Litigation Associate

Top litigation boutique is seeking an associate with 1-3 years of experience. The firm handles significant white collar and civil litigation cases. We recently placed an associate into the firm and they are now looking to add another litigation associate because they are very busy. Top academic credentials and writing skills are required. The firm has an 1800 billable target.


Litigation Associate

Am Law 200 firm with very collegial culture is seeking to add a 3-4th year commercial litigation associate. Top academics, top law firm experience required, and California Bar admission.


Litigation Associate

Top San Francisco based law firm is looking for a 3-6 year commercial litigation associate to join their growing Los Angeles office. Top academics and law firm experience required. Very collegial culture.


Patent Prosecution Associate

International law firm based in Calif. is looking for patent prosecution associates with 1-4 years of experience for its Los Angeles office. Electrical Engineering or Computer Science degrees are required. This is a firm with very exciting clients and a wonderful and diverse firm culture.


Real Estate Associate

Real estate associate with 2-5 years of real estate finance, acquisitions and dispositions and the ability to run deals. Top academics and law firm experience required.


Real Estate Associate in Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills firm seeks 3-5th year real estate associate. Must have HANDS ON experience with leasing, acquisitions and dispositions and finance experience, preferably in office/industrial and retail sectors. Firm is comprised of primarily former big firm attorneys. 1850 hour billable target. Clients include: several institutional real estate funds and investors, as well as commercial lending institutions. They also represent several national retailers in leasing matters. The Hiring Partner is someone we have known for many years.


Tax Associate

Am Law 100 firm seeks corporate tax associate with 2-4 years of experience. Outstanding academic credentials and top law firm experience required.

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