Mid-to-Senior Litigation Associate (Hybrid)

Employer
Jobot
Location
Wilmington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 07, 2024
Closes
Aug 04, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Permanent
Corporate Governance/Shareholder Derivative Litigation 80% remote! 250k

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Salary: $200,000 – $250,000 per year

A bit about us:

Our Boutique plaintiff class action securities law firm client has achieved significant success in leading class and private actions for both individual and institutional clients, securing substantial financial recoveries and implementing impactful corporate governance changes. Notably adept at navigating challenging circumstances, their track record includes securing compensations for investors tied to bankrupt entities, international corporations, and cases utilizing lesser–known aspects of federal securities regulations. Beyond securities litigation, their expertise extends to a broad range of commercial legal matters, such as disputes over contracts, intellectual property disputes, regulatory proceedings, and arbitration in the commercial sector.

Why join us?
  • A progressive, welcoming, and collaborative workplace atmosphere.
  • A commitment to an incredible work–life balance with no weekend work and no work past 5 PM (except around trials)
  • Flexibility for remote work up to 80% of the time.
  • A competitive position that may offer a Senior Associate or Of Counsel title, depending on the candidate's experience and fit
  • 401k, 90% covered under health, healthy bonuses, unlimited PTO


Job Details

Position Summary:
We are seeking a highly motivated Litigation Attorney with 4–10 years of experience in securities litigation to join our dynamic team. This role will focus on handling complex shareholder derivative actions, securities fraud cases, antitrust litigation, and whistleblower claims. The ideal candidate will have a track record in (either side) securities class actions, offering an opportunity to those on the defense side looking to switch to the plaintiff side.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage securities litigation cases with a focus on shareholder derivative actions and securities fraud.
  • Develop and litigate whistleblower cases and engage in antitrust litigation practices.
  • Represent plaintiffs in high–stakes securities class actions, working closely with a team dedicated to providing excellent legal services.
  • Prepare legal documents, conduct legal research, and provide legal counsel and advice.
  • Draft and argue motions, manage discovery, and participate in depositions and court proceedings.
  • Maintain up–to–date knowledge of laws and regulations, ensuring compliance in all legal activities.

Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school and admission to the bar.
  • 4–10 years of experience in securities litigation, preferably with some experience in a plaintiff–focused practice
  • The position is open to associates currently working in defense who are interested in transitioning to plaintiff–side work.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills with a creative thought process and a strong academic record.
  • While experience in Delaware's Court of Chancery is not required, corporate governance and Chancery Court are preferred areas of experience
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and within a team environment, in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressures.


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