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Litigation Attorney - Junior Associate

Company: The Spiggle Law Firm
Location: Mount Rainier
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Spiggle Law Firm seeks a Junior Litigation Attorney to assist with its growing Wage & Hour Practice Group and other contingency cases.--

Compensation for the position is a base of $100,000 to $110,000, depending on experience level. In addition, the firm offers generous performance-based discretionary quarterly and annual bonuses.--

This position is primarily remote, with weekly attorney meetings occurring in the firm's new Alexandria office. Attorneys wishing to work from the office on a more frequent basis are welcome to do so.----

Our Attorneys:

--- Are supported by the firm when seeking admission to the local-area bars.
--- Receive paid CLEs for states in which the firm practices.
--- Receive support from top-notch paralegals and legal assistants.
--- On a case-by-case basis are provided trial-practice training opportunities through the National Employment Lawyers Association and other similar trial-practice programs.--
--- Receive paid admission to the Metropolitan Employment Lawyers Association.
--- Are supported in marketing activities, but are not required to attend marketing events.
--- Are, with very limited exceptions, not required to conduct potential client screening calls.

The firm offers generous benefits, including:

--- paid holidays
--- flexible work hours--
--- three weeks of PTO annually
--- maternity/paternity leave
--- health, vision, and dental insurance
--- 401K retirement plans

Materials necessary for consideration:--
To apply for this position, submit your resume. Select candidates will be asked to submit a cover letter, a writing sample, and law school transcripts.

--- Analyze client needs, identify solutions, and determine case strategies
--- Conduct research and draft pleadings, briefs, and motions
--- Draft correspondence, legal pleadings, motions, and briefs
--- Drafting, processing, and digesting discovery
--- Communicate with lead attorneys, associates, paralegals, and clients to ensure cases are handled efficiently
--- Represent clients in court, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration in a broad range of employment matters, including wage & hour, whistleblowing, wrongful termination, and discrimination

--- A minimum of 1-2 years of federal civil litigation experience is required and must have a firm grasp of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
--- Must display strong legal research and writing skills - a law review/law journal background is preferred
--- Strong organizational and time management skills
--- Experience managing information (i.e. time records and class data) in Excel
--- Communication, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and public speaking skills required

Virginia Bar license is required. We will consider candidates willing to submit an application to waive into the Virginia Bar, should reciprocity be applicable. Bar admission to Maryland, the District of Columbia, New York, and/or North Carolina is a plus.
The Ideal Candidate:

--- Has some prior wage & hour and/or collective and class litigation experience
--- Is proactive, task-oriented, and a self-starter when it comes to problem-solving
--- Must be able to respond positively to pressure and manage several priorities
--- Has to be an analytical, self-motivated, and self-starting strategist
--- Must also be able to work collaboratively with other attorneys and their assigned legal team

About Company:
The Spiggle Law Firm Summary:

SLF represents clients across five states and covers a variety of employment-law practice areas. Since opening its doors in 2009, our employment attorneys have negotiated millions in settlements and become trusted and respected advocates for those facing discrimination, retaliation, and harassment in the workplace. Firm founder, Tom Spiggle, is the author of "You're Pregnant? You're Fired!" and is a Senior Contributor to Forbes.

Keywords: The Spiggle Law Firm, Washington DC , Litigation Attorney - Junior Associate, Legal , Mount Rainier, DC

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