A leading technology and life sciences law firm with a cutting edge internationally-recognized, dynamic litigation practice with offices in Northern California, Seattle and Shanghai is seeking a temporary Employment Law Associate for their Bay Area offices with five to seven years of experience in both litigation and employment law counseling. The temporary engagement is anticipated to last four months, from approximately May to September 2017. The ideal candidate will have significant and deep experience in and aptitude for advising employers (including and especially early and mid-stage start-up companies) on a wide variety of employment law issues, including, terminations, reductions in force, leaves of absence and worker classification assessments. The candidate should have significant command of employment law, together with a business-minded approach to problem solving for clients.
The Employment Practices Group counsels and litigates in the areas of employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, wage-hour, trade secrets/non-competition/unfair competition, workplace privacy, executive employment agreements, and many other areas pertaining to hiring, promotion, compensation and discipline. The firm regularly advises employers and trains managers concerning personnel systems, policies and practices. Candidates should have a strong background in employment law, top academics and CA bar membership.
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