At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.The Opportunity:
We are looking for a Consumer Litigation Staff Attorney (General Litigation or Labor Employment Litigation preferred) with single plaintiff litigation experience. Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) litigation experience is also valued.
Our Litigation Department of more than 170 lawyers across the firm’s global platform offers a full-service litigation practice, with specific practice areas in commercial litigation, consumer financial services litigation, product liability, bankruptcy, class action defense, construction, eDiscovery, government contracts, trade secrets, computer fraud and non-competes, intellectual property, and securities. We are regularly recognized in these practice areas in national and regional rankings by Chambers, The Legal 500, U.S. News & World Report: Best Lawyers, and BTI Consulting Group.
Our Labor & Employment Department is consistently ranked at or near the top in labor and employment law rankings regionally, nationally and internationally by Chambers, The Legal 500, Law360, U.S. News & World Report: Best Lawyers, The National Law Journal, and BTI Consulting Group across multiple practice areas. Chambers USA ranks Seyfarth among the top L&E firms nationally, and we are one of only three firms that have been ranked by The Legal 500 in all six national Labor & Employment categories. We are routinely recognized by Law360 as an “Employment Practice Group of the Year,” and our employment litigation capabilities have earned us recognition in the annual BTI Litigation Outlook as a “Standout" Employment Litigation Practice.
Our drive for excellence leads us to seek out better ways to work with our clients and each other. We have been first-to-market on many legal service delivery innovations and we continue to break new ground with our clients every day. This long history of excellence and innovation has created a culture with a sense of purpose and belonging for all. In turn, our culture drives our commitment to the growth of our clients, the diversity of our people, and the resilience of our workforce.The Day-To-Day:
As a Consumer Litigation Staff Attorney in the Litigation/Labor & Employment practices, you’ll have the opportunity to work on interesting, challenging, and groundbreaking cases in collaboration with senior attorneys.
You will manage high volume single plaintiff consumer litigation cases, working directly with opposing counsel, drafting motions and pleadings, negotiating settlement, handling court appearance, and preparing the case for trial. You’ll have substantive client contact as well as significant involvement in case strategy and management. This non-partnership track role is full-time yet candidates are not expected to perform non-billable work, which allows for a predictable schedule that encourages healthy integration of work responsibilities and personal activities.You Have:
- At least 5 years of general litigation experience, preferably single plaintiff work.
- Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation experience and/or other consumer litigation experience preferred.
- Top law firm experience, or a combination of law firm and in-house experience.
- Strong work ethic and ability to drive cases to resolution.
- Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills
- Candidates must be admitted to the Bar of the state for which they are applying or meet the requirements to waive in