Kutak Rock LLP – Litigation Attorney

Closing on: Jul 21, 2024
Company Intro
Kutak Rock was formed in 1965 with a commitment to exceptional client service delivered with a collaborative, team-focused approach. Our founding charter commits the firm to “allow and encourage each individual within it to be a full person,” and we strive to offer an exceptional professional environment, intellectually challenging and engaging work in multiple disciplines, competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for training and career development. We are a leading national law firm with locations in 19 cities united by our common commitment to our core values of client service; integrity and fairness; innovation; and inclusiveness and diversity. We are dedicated to the maintenance of a respectful, collegial, communicative, and equal opportunity workplace that encourages and rewards innovation and entrepreneurship. We measure our success not just on the basis of our revenues or our profits, but by the satisfaction we deliver for our clients and the health, engagement and loyalty of our people.
Job Description/Duties
Kutak Rock LLP seeks a Litigation Attorney to join its Los Angeles office. Qualified candidates have at least six years of complex civil litigation experience. Experience in asbestos, toxic tort, product liability, and personal injury defense preferred, but not required. This dynamic role affords the opportunity to work in Kutak Rock’s expanding regional and national Litigation practice.
Job Criteria
QUALIFICATIONS: Skills and Abilities
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Ability to be strategic and analytical
– Exceptional research, writing, and analytical skills
– Ability to address sophisticated legal issues in complex litigation, ranging from state and federal court motions to dismiss, summary judgment motions, and appeals
– Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and drive to help shape and expand a growing practice
– Ability and confidence to work independently while thriving in a collaborative, team environment
– Ability to be mentored and taught remotely by attorneys in other offices
– Commitment to achieving the goals of Firm clients

QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience
– Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an ABA accredited law school required. Preference will be given to those with strong academic credentials, a judicial clerkship, or law review experience
– Currently admitted to practice in California with an active bar license in good standing required
– Minimum six years of experience in complex civil litigation with courtroom and trial experience required.
– Preference given to those with asbestos, toxic tort, product liability, and personal injury litigation experience
Salary Range/Hourly Rate
Salary Range: $170,000-$190,000 per year (commensurate with experience)
Other Benefits and Perks
Benefits
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Dependent Life, Disability, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance. Flexible Spending Plan. Health Savings Account. Fertility coverage assistance. Adoption and surrogacy financial assistance. Nine Paid Holidays per calendar year. Flexible Time Off Plan. Paid parental leave. Bereavement, jury duty, military leave. Profit-Sharing and 401(k) Retirement benefits. Discretionary bonuses. Employee Assistance Program. Back-Up Care. Domestic Partner Benefits. Commuting Benefits. Technology Allowance. Some of the foregoing benefits include Employer/Employee cost sharing.
Job Category: Litigation
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Los Angeles