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Associate Litigation Attorney

Posted 7 months ago

Nichols Kaster PLLP, one of the nation’s largest plaintiff class action firms, is growing its 401(k) practice. We represent classes of employees whose retirement savings have been squandered as a result of disloyal and imprudent management by their employer.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Litigate breach of fiduciary duty and related trust claims in federal and state courts
  • Conduct legal research and write legal memoranda
  • Draft pleadings and briefs, argue motions in court
  • Maintain client relationships
  • Take and defend depositions
  • Work with finance, economics, and other experts
  • Develop new cases and conduct pre-suit investigations
  • Develop relationships with other attorneys in the Plaintiffs’ bar
  • Engage in public speaking, including at conferences, CLEs, and on panels
  • Work closely with and supervise paralegals, assistants, interns, and clerks
  • Travel as required for litigation and conferences

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS 

  • J.D. degree and two years of experience as a litigator. Candidates with more experience are encouraged to apply and responsibilities and compensation will be adjusted accordingly
  • Admission to the MN bar, or eligibility for admission within six months
  • Superior analytical skills and excellent research and writing skills
  • Excellent oral communication and advocacy skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities, work independently, and meet strict deadlines under pressure
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, collaborative, and diligent
  • A commitment to Plaintiffs’ side litigation with an inherent instinct to “fight for the little guy.”

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