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JOB SUMMARY:

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Senior Counsel role is responsible for the full oversight of their respective practice area and legal teams, including proper management of client cases, intra-firm coordination, case outcomes, business development, and overall team performance. Reporting to the Partner, the Senior Counsel will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective team leadership and case management within their area of specialty and legal practice. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Senior Counsel will act as a key player in ensuring growth within their practice area via a high-value client experience and effective team leadership.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee overall practice area, including client service, business development (e.g., growth of client base) and team management (e.g., hiring, training, performance management).
  • Delegate legal research and preparation of legal memoranda in order to effectively advise clients on a range of topics and areas of focus within the scope of Corporate & Real Estate Transactions.
  • Maintain expert-level knowledge, and continued learning, in the areas of legal specialty, inclusive of a broad spectrum of corporate and real estate transactional matters such as M&A, entity formation, governance, buy-sell agreements, employment agreements, corporate and real estate financing, real estate leasing, purchases and sales, exchanges, development, and construction, and general representation of businesses.
  • Directly manage and lead team (e.g., Legal Assistants, Specialists, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals, Attorneys), providing resource and direction as needed, in support of their performance and growth of the practice area.
  • Generate new business by personally securing new clientele and leading the Attorney team in building, retaining, and growing trusted client relationships within their respective portfolios. 
  • Partner with executive team in developing new organizational practices and procedures for enhanced client experience, team member performance, and business development at scale.
  • Monitor and support team member functions, such as thorough execution of drafting and reviewing documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects. 
  • Ensure preparation of legal documents, such as contracts, depositions, pleadings, etc. in a timely manner and that all case/business related materials (records, letters, legal documents, case files, correspondence, financial reports, invoices, etc.) are effectively managed for efficient and high-value client service and case outcomes.
  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed.
  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client. 
  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in law practice, business administration, client relations, or consulting/professional services.
  • Juris Doctorate and California Bar Accreditation required. Bachelor’s Degree required; related to law, business administration, or relevant field(s). 
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, a broad spectrum of corporate and real estate transactional matters such as M&A, entity formation, governance, buy-sell agreements, employment agreements, corporate and real estate financing, real estate leasing, purchases and sales, exchanges, development, and construction, and general representation of businesses, as well as strong document drafting skills required.
  • Knowledge of general business functions (business development, revenue management, staffing etc.) with demonstrated ability to effectively manage and lead teams for enhanced organizational performance.
  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and organize information with accuracy and consistency.
  • Ability to remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly stressed clients throughout difficult cases).
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

WORKING CONDITIONS, HOURS OF WORK, AND TRAVEL:

This role operates in a professional office environment with use of standard office equipment (e.g., computers, phones, filing cabinets). All employees are expected to perform duties that regularly require them to speak, hear, stand, walk, use hands, sit for long periods of time, focus on a computer screen for multiple hours at a time, carry up to 30 pounds, and other reasonable functions. This is a full-time position with standard hours of work being Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM with occasional evening and weekend work required as job duties demand. Travel to/from company offices is expected during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:

Lagerlof, LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

JOB SUMMARY:

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Associate Attorney, Employment Law role is responsible for the full oversight of all assigned employment-related client matters. Responsibilities include pre-litigation and litigation of employment matters as well as advising clients on litigation avoidance and best practices. Tasks will include case research, client relationship management, diligent counsel, intra-firm coordination, and case outcomes. Reporting to the Senior Counsel Attorney for Litigation, the Associate Attorney, Employment Law will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective case management and high-value legal counsel. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Associate Attorney, Employment Law will act as a key player in ensuring a branded client experience via effective case management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Handle all aspects of pre-litigation and litigation of employment matters from intake through pleadings, motion practice, discovery, mediation, and trial.
  • Counsel clients on litigation avoidance in employment matters, including policies guidance and document analysis and advice.
  • Ensure high quality counsel and legal advice to all assigned clients, prospects, 3rd party partners, and affiliates.
  • Perform legal research, and prepare legal memoranda advising clients, on a range of topics— particularly pertaining to employment matters such as, but not limited to, worker’s compensation, wages, workplace safety,
    compliance, discrimination, termination, employee benefits, and retirement.
  • Maintain updated knowledge, and continued learning, in the areas of legal specialty, specific to employment and labor laws as the state (particularly California) and federal level, including items such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family/Medical Leave (FMLA), Health & Safety (OSHA), etc.
  • Ensure thorough execution of drafting and reviewing resolutions, ordinances, contracts and other transactional documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects.
  • Prepare legal documents, such as contracts, dispositions, pleadings, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed. 
  • Independently manage employment law caseload, develop case theories, and execute case strategies in consultation with Senior Counsel Attorney. 
  • Build, maintain, and grow trusting client relationships via ongoing communication, maintaining a thorough understanding of client needs, interests, concerns, goals, options, etc. 
  • Develop strategies and arguments to resolve cases favorably and cost-effectively for all assigned clients. 
  • Utilize, and collaboration with, supportive personnel (such as Paralegals, Legal Assistants, File Clerks, etc.) in order to ensure all case/business related materials (records, letters, legal documents, case files, correspondence, financial reports, invoices, etc.) are effectively managed for efficient and high-value client service and case outcomes. 
  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client. 
  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-
    departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in law practice, business administration, client relations, or consulting/professional services with demonstrated focus and background in employment law.
  • Juris Doctorate and California Bar Accreditation required. Bachelor’s Degree required; related to law, business administration, or relevant field(s). Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, state and federal labor laws, inclusive of, but not limited to, wages, workplace safety, compliance, discrimination, termination, employee benefits, and retirement.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively.
  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and
    organize information with accuracy and consistency.
  • Ability to maintain remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly
    stressed clients throughout difficult cases).
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced
    environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

JOB SUMMARY:

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Associate Attorney role is responsible for the full oversight of all assigned client cases, including case research, client relationship management, diligent counsel, intra-firm coordination, and case outcomes. Reporting to the Senior Counsel and in conjunction with the Partner, the Associate Attorney will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective case management and high-value legal counsel within their area of specialty and legal practice. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Associate Attorney will act as a key player in ensuring a branded client experience via effective case management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure high quality counsel and legal advice to all assigned clients, prospects, 3rd party partners, and affiliates.

  • Perform legal research, and prepare legal memoranda in order to effectively advise clients on a range of topics

    and areas of focus within the scope of Corporate and Tax.

  • Maintain updated knowledge, and continued learning, in the areas of legal specialty, specific to Corporate and

    Tax.

  • Ensure thorough execution of drafting and reviewing documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects. •

  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed.

  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client.

  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-

    departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in law practice or consulting/professional services.

  • Juris Doctorate and California Bar Accreditation required. Bachelor’s Degree required; related to law, business

    administration, or relevant field(s).

  • Experience in, and knowledge of, Corporate and Tax matters.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage other team members, delegate effectively, problem-solve, prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively.

  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and organize information with accuracy and consistency.

  • Ability to remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly stressed clients throughout difficult cases).

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

WORKING CONDITIONS, HOURS OF WORK, AND TRAVEL:

This role operates in a professional office environment with use of standard office equipment (e.g., computers, phones, filing cabinets). All employees are expected to perform duties that regularly require them to speak, hear, stand, walk, use hands, sit for long periods of time, focus on a computer screen for multiple hours at a time, carry up to 30 pounds, and other reasonable functions. This is a full-time position with standard hours of work being Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM with occasional evening and weekend work required as job duties demand. Travel to/from company offices is expected during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:

Lagerlof is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Associate Attorney role is responsible for all aspects of assigned client matters, including case research, client relationship management, diligent counsel, intra-firm coordination, and case outcomes. Reporting to the Senior Counsel and in conjunction with the Partner, the Associate Attorney will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective case management and high-value legal counsel within their area of specialty and legal practice. While living Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Associate Attorney will act as a key player in ensuring a branded client experience via effective case management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure high quality counsel and legal advice to all assigned clients, prospects, 3rd party partners, and affiliates.

  • Perform legal research, and prepare legal memoranda in order to effectively advise clients on a range of topics and areas of focus within the scope of the firm’s Public Agency practice area.

  • Maintain updated knowledge, and continued learning in general legal subjects, with emphasis in public agency law.

  • Ensure thorough execution of drafting and reviewing documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects. 

  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed.

  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client.

  • Demonstrate Lagerlof’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in law practice.

  • Juris Doctorate and California Bar Accreditation required. Bachelor’s Degree required; related to law, business administration, or relevant field(s).

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage other team members, delegate effectively, problem-solve, prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively.

  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and organize information with accuracy and consistency.

  • Ability to maintain remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly stressed clients throughout difficult cases).

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

WORKING CONDITIONS, HOURS OF WORK, AND TRAVEL:

This role operates in a professional office environment with use of standard office equipment (e.g., computers, phones, filing cabinets). All employees are expected to perform duties that regularly require them to speak, hear, stand, walk, use hands, sit for long periods of time, focus on a computer screen for multiple hours at a time, carry up to 30 pounds, and other reasonable functions. This is a full-time position with standard hours of work being Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM with occasional evening and weekend work required as job duties demand. Travel to/from company offices is expected during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:

Lagerlof is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

 

JOB SUMMARY

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Associate Attorney role is responsible for the full oversight of all assigned client cases, including case research, client relationship management, diligent counsel, intra-firm coordination, and case outcomes. Reporting to the Senior Counsel and in conjunction with the Partner, the Associate Attorney will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective case management and high-value legal counsel within their area of specialty and legal practice. While living Lagerlof LLP’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team,” the Associate Attorney will act as a key player in ensuring a branded client experience via effective case management.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: See essential job functions listed below.

 

  • Ensure high quality counsel and legal advice to all assigned clients, prospects, 3rd party partners, and affiliates.
  • Perform legal research, and prepare legal memoranda in order to effectively advise clients on a range of topics and areas of focus within the scope of litigation.
  • Maintain updated knowledge, and continued learning, in the area of litigation such as the rules and procedures of court, civil procedure before and during trial, discovery rules, best practices for client management, standards of motion practice, witness preparation and examination, case management, mediation dynamics, and conducting trials.
  • Directly manage, supervise, and lead assigned administrative personnel (e.g., Legal Assistants, Paralegals, and Senior Paralegals), providing resource and direction as needed, in support of their performance.
  • Generate business by building, retaining, and growing trusted client relationships via ongoing communication, maintaining a thorough understanding of client needs, interests, concerns, goals, options, etc.
  • Develop strategies and arguments to resolve cases favorably and cost-effectively for all assigned clients.
  • Ensure thorough execution of drafting and reviewing documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects.
  • Ensure preparation of legal documents, such as contracts, depositions, pleadings, etc. in a timely manner and that all case/business related materials (records, letters, legal documents, case files, correspondence, financial reports, invoices, etc.) are effectively managed for efficient and high-value client service and case outcomes.
  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed.
  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client.
  • Demonstrate Lagerlof LLP’s core values of “Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team” and participate in cross-departmental and organizational planning and volunteer efforts as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: See job qualifications listed below.

 

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in law practice or consulting/professional services.
  • Juris Doctorate and California Bar Accreditation required. Bachelor’s Degree required; related to law, business administration, or relevant field(s).
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, litigation.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage other team members, delegate effectively, problem-solve, prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively.
  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and organize information with accuracy and consistency.
  • Ability to remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly stressed clients throughout difficult cases).
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS, HOURS OF WORK, AND TRAVEL: This role operates in a professional office environment with use of standard office equipment (e.g., computers, internet, phones, filing cabinets). All employees are expected to perform duties that regularly require them to speak, hear, stand, walk, use hands, sit for long periods of time, focus on a computer screen for multiple hours at a time, carry up to 30 pounds, and other reasonable functions. This is a full-time position with standard hours of work being Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM with occasional evening and weekend work required as business needs and job duties demand. A reliable means of travel/transportation to and from company office(s) is expected. Occasionally, out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Lagerlof, LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Lagerlof, LLP is the largest firm in Pasadena. With more than 100 years of experience satisfying clients, we are leading the market in strategic support. We are a team of trusted legal advisors on a mission to provide every client with clarity and understanding to succeed in a complex world. Lagerlof, LLP stands for innovation tempered with practicality, for thoroughness countered with common sense, and above all else, for impeccable integrity.

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