Opportunity for ERISA Partner

I am pleased to share an exciting new opportunity here in Los Angeles for an ERISA Litigation Partner! Having just personally met with the firm’s National Litigation Practice Chair, we are in a unique position to provide detailed information, as well as direct access to the decision-makers at the firm.

Our client (a Top-100 U.S. law firm) is seeking an ERISA Litigation Partner who will reside in the firm’s Los Angeles but will help to service the firm’s clients throughout CA and nationwide. The ideal candidate will have a full range of experience in all matters related to ERISA, executive compensation, employee benefits, etc. Portable business is not absolutely necessary, but a small book in the range of $250K-$500K would be ideal.

The Firm has been widely recognized as among the most forward thinking and innovative law firms in the country and the ideals of collegiality and collaboration are not just keywords here, but rather they are truly a way of life at the firm. Furthermore, there is a sincere commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, clearly evidenced in a number of ways throughout the firm.

This is a great opportunity to grow and enhance your practice by joining a collaborative and diverse group of attorneys on a supportive and proven platform.

We hope to hear from you soon!

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Seeking Corporate Attorney (M&A, Tech, VC)

Villasenor & Associates is pleased to announce a new, exciting position to wrap up the week!

Our client, a very well-regarded boutique firm in the Los Angeles area, was founded by former BigLaw attorneys who wanted to represent emerging growth and technology companies throughout all facets of the business cycle. They have achieved this goal and have cemented their name and reputation as the go-to firm in Southern CA for these types of clients and matters.

The firm has an immediate need for a Senior Associate/Counsel with significant experience in Mergers & Acquisitions and Venture Capital, as well as meaningful experience in Public Securities. The ideal candidate must be well-versed in these areas and would be able to independently run a middle-market M&A deal or a venture transaction immediately upon joining the firm.

The firm also boasts a proven track record of promoting their attorneys to Partnership, and the pay is at the top of the market. If you are ready to make a change to a more innovative, forward-thinking, and entrepreneurial environment, please reach out today as this position will be filled quickly!

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Unique Opportunity to Lead West Coast Litigation Practice!

We are pleased to share an exciting new opportunity for an established, yet hungry, Litigation Partner! Having just personally met with the firm’s National Litigation Practice Chair, we are in a unique position to provide detailed information, as well as direct access to the decision-makers at the firm.

Our client (a Top-100 U.S. law firm) is seeking a Litigation Partner to join their Los Angeles office as part of its National Class Action practice. The ideal candidate will have experience in matters including product liability, medical devices, and/or mass torts. These practices are thriving at the firm and there is an urgent need for an experienced attorney to represent the firm on the West Coast, both locally and in conjunction with the Firmwide team.

The Litigation group is consistently ranked as one of the top groups in the country. It has one of the largest and most sophisticated trial teams and the firm also boasts a diverse range of clients in varied sectors including: financial services, private equity, M&A, insurance, health and life sciences, and energy.

The Firm has been widely recognized as among the most forward thinking and innovative law firms in the country and the ideals of collegiality and collaboration are not just keywords here, but rather they are truly a way of life at the firm. Furthermore, there is a sincere commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, clearly evidenced in a number of ways throughout the firm.

This is a great opportunity to grow and enhance your practice by joining a collaborative and diverse group of attorneys on a supportive and proven platform.

We hope to hear from you soon!

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Exciting Opportunities for L&E Attorneys!

Villasenor & Associates is excited to share with you that we have a number of exciting opportunities for mid- to senior-level employment litigators. These opportunities range in size from smaller, regional firms, up to large, international Big Law firms.

Generally, these opportunities require experience in the following areas: employment litigation, including discrimination, wage and hour claims, class action and collective matters, compliance, and/or employment counseling.

Despite the summer months, the lateral market remains very strong and now is a terrific time to leverage your experience while the L&E market is thriving.

Please feel free to reach out and discuss one or more of these opportunities, should they be of interest to you.

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Exciting GROWTH Opportunity – Real Estate Attorney (L.A.)

I am very excited to share with you an opportunity with a rapidly growing boutique firm in Los Angeles! The firm is comprised of attorneys who decided to break away from BigLaw to create an environment that smartly caters to their client needs, as well as creates a place where attorneys want to work and can be proud to be a part of.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4-5 years of transactional real estate experience, but there is flexibility in considering someone more senior who can truly run their own deals. Experience desired: Leasing (office, industrial, retail), Finance, Acquisitions and Dispositions, Real Estate Capital Markets, Joint Ventures, etc.

Are you frustrated by your firm’s inability (or unwillingness) to discuss Partnership? This position offers nearly unparalleled growth opportunity. For the hungry and motivated candidate, you can make Partner within the year. This firm has some truly marquee clients and tons of work to go around, so if you’re willing to put in the work, prove yourself and your worth, the sky is the limit.

Compensation is very competitive and is essentially market-rate. Hours are very reasonable (1,800), although there is an expectation that you will come ready to work and hit the ground running.

This is a fantastic ground floor opportunity and will likely be filled quickly – if you are interested in learning more, please feel free to reach out today!

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EXCLUSIVE In-House Opportunity – Los Angeles Area

Good Afternoon!

I’m pleased to share with you an exclusive new assignment for an In-House Opportunity in the LA area.

My client is currently seeking an experienced attorney for their headquarters located in El Segundo, CA. The exact title is flexible and will depend on experience.

The ideal candidate will have approximately seven (7) years of law firm and/or in-house experience. This candidate will have a mix of both litigation and transactional experience, specifically with expertise in the following matters: drafting and reviewing a wide variety of contracts and other complex agreements, industry experience in technology/payments/services, and substantial first-hand experience managing litigation matters, such as breach of contract, real estate, and other complex commercial litigation matters.

The hours will generally be a predictable 9am – 5pm schedule. However, this position also offers significant flexibility, as well as the ability to work remotely, when appropriate. Compensation and benefits are very competitive and dependent on experience.

This is a terrific opportunity with a well-established company. I know the General Counsel personally, and he is a wonderful person, as well as a sharp attorney – I know he will be a pleasure to work with and for.

This position will be filled quickly – if you or someone you know is interested, please reach out immediately and I look forward to hearing from you.

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Rare Opportunity for a Senior Litigation Attorney (L.A.)

Villasenor & Associates is pleased to share this exciting, new opportunity.

Our client, a highly regarded and top-ranked international firm, is seeking a Corporate Litigation Associate/Of Counsel for its Los Angeles office from the class of 2009, 2010, or 2011. Given the firm’s thriving litigation practice, a portable book of business is not needed, even at this senior level.

The substantial responsibilities for this position will include leading and supervising complex commercial and corporate litigation matters, as well as maintaining client relationships, formulating strategy, preparing motions and briefings, pleadings, discovery, and depositions. The ideal candidate will have experience with consumer class actions, as well as knowledge of the TCPA, false advertising, unfair business practices, and data privacy statutes.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to reach out to us today. We have a close working relationship with the hiring firm and can assure you that your resume will be seen by the right people.

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Mid-Level Labor & Employment Associate (O.C.)

Our client firm is based in Orange County and is currently seeking a Mid-Level Labor & Employment Associate. The ideal candidate will have general Labor & Employment experience including advice/counsel, drafting employment agreements, wage and hour litigation, discrimination, wrongful termination, and other diverse employment matters.

This firm is consistently rated as one of the best places to work in Orange County, with a positive and collaborative working environment where employees are valued and respected. Furthermore, the firm often refers to its own people as “one big family,” so it’s definitely a tight-knit group/firm.

Please get in touch if you would like to hear more about this position – it will likely be filled quickly!

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True Pocket Listing! Media Lit. Associate (L.A.)

We are very excited to share with you this new opportunity with our client law firm. You will not find this position posted anywhere on their site; we have been tasked with finding an excellent candidate due to our longstanding, close professional relationship with this firm. This is a very highly regarded, national law firm with an immediate need for a Media Litigation Associate for its downtown Los Angeles office.

The ideal candidate will be from the class of 2014-2016, will have excellent academic credentials, a stable work history, and an interest in media law. Clerkship experience is a HUGE plus, and the candidate’s writing skills must be exemplary, as well.

This is an opportunity to assume a high level of responsibility in a supportive, collegial environment. The firm’s minimum billable requirements are below 1,850 hours, reflecting the sensible culture and the emphasis that the firm places on work/life balance. Compensation is near the top of the market, and the firm routinely draws attorneys from top national firms. We recently placed another Associate at this firm, so they are in growth mode and we are very well-versed on the “ins and outs” of the position and the team as a whole.

Positions at this particular firm are always filled very quickly. Please reach out to me today if you have an interest in exploring this exciting opportunity!

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Labor & Employment Associate Opportunity in San Francisco

Our client, an international firm which represents both corporations and individuals across a broad range of practices, is seeking a mid-level Labor & Employment Associate for its San Francisco office. The ideal candidate will have general L&E law experience including wage and hour litigation, as well as involvement with class and collective action defense.

This firm has a small firm feel and offers “over-the-top” benefits, an excellent mentoring and training program, and has a commitment to diversity in the workplace.

Please reach out to us today if you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity!

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