Mid-Level Associate, Litigation

August 10, 2023
Application ends: May 18, 2026
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Job Description


Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, a top Am Law 100 firm, is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified litigation associate (three to five years of experience) to join its nationally recognized Commercial Disputes practice in the San Francisco, California office. The position offers the chance for significant responsibility and participation in all phases of a broad array of litigation including product liability, financial services litigation, consumer arbitrations, appeals, and data privacy.

Successful applicants must have strong academic credentials, highly developed research and writing skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic and the ability to manage multiple priorities and assume a high degree of responsibility with a client-focused attitude. We offer the opportunity to defend global companies with complex, cutting-edge legal issues in all aspects of case development, including trial. We are looking for applicants that have complex litigation experience, including taking and defending depositions and law and motion and can run a case from inception.

With over 1,275 lawyers in 31 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is a fully integrated global law firm that provides clients with connected legal advice, wherever and whenever they need it. The firm is known for its relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience and industry-shaping innovation and offers clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.

BCLP offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance coverage, life insurance, and retirement plans. We also provide eligible employees flexible time off plans including paid Parental leave, Paid Time Off (PTO), and paid holidays.

At Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner we understand the value of a diverse workforce and we believe people perform at their best when they can truly be themselves at work. We aim to create an inclusive environment where all our employees are valued, motivated and able to be themselves. In order to provide the best possible service to our diverse client base, we are committed to recruiting, retaining, rewarding and developing our people with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, political belief, disability or any other protected characteristic.

* Mansfield Certified Plus firm for 2022

* Signee to the United Nations’ Global LGBTQ* Standard of Conduct for Business

* Named by Stonewall as a “Top Global Employer 2020”

* Received the Women in Law Empowerment Forum “WILEF” Gold Standard Certification for 2020

Pursuant to the California pay transparency laws, BCLP is posting a reasonable estimate of a compensation range for an Associate with three or more years of experience. At the time of posting, the estimated California range is $215,000 to $360,000. Actual compensation will be influenced by various factors, including but not limited to the level of relevant experience, skill sets, training, licensure and certifications, internal equity, market data, and other job-related factors permitted by law. The range is based on a full-time work schedule.


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