Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Outstanding research and analytical skills
  • Must be a self-starter with superior organizational skills and the ability to independently manage multiple cases
  • Must be able to develop and execute case strategies and plans
  • The ability to draft pleadings and briefs
  • Prior experience with document preparation and review
  • Prior experience taking and defending depositions
  • Prior experience preparing and responding to written discovery
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface with clients on a regular basis and provide sound legal advice with practical business considerations
  • Ability to negotiate, meet and confer with opposing counsel
  • Strong attention to detail is a must
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and a Document Management System, desired
  • Proficient with e-discovery, including use of e-discovery software, desired

Job Requirements

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • California Bar license in good standing
  • 5+ years of litigation experience

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established firm that offers interesting work, a collaborative working environment, opportunities to support pro bono activities, competitive benefits and an annual requirement of 1,610 billable hours.

DF LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to, and please reference Litigation Attorney in the subject line of your e-mail.

Salary range: $150,000 to $190,000. The salary range does not guarantee, obligate, nor set expectations of an applicant’s salary in the event of hire. Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications and skill set.