Toxic Tort Senior Associate (Hybrid)

Job Description

Pre-eminent litigation firm, Yukevich | Cavanaugh, is seeking talented and motivated associates to join its team. With an excellent reputation and winning track record in defense verdicts across the United States, Yukevich | Cavanaugh has been named:  
U.S. News Best Law Firms in Los Angeles for the last 4 years
Los Angeles Business Journal Most Admired Law Firms to Work For the last 3 years
11 Top Defense Verdicts by the Los Angeles Daily Journal over the last 10 years  

Yukevich | Cavanaugh takes pride in its support for the Los Angeles community. In 2022, Yukevich | Cavanaugh raised contributions which provided over 1 million meals to hungry men, women, and children in Los Angeles. Qualified candidates will have experience, preferably in high exposure, catastrophic, personal injury cases, including products liability and general negligence. Yukevich | Cavanaugh offers competitive salaries based on experience level, excellent benefits, and a positive and welcoming work environment. The selected candidates will join a team that litigates high-stakes and exciting cases on behalf of Fortune 500 companies. Yukevich | Cavanaugh promotes a team environment. Minimum billable hours are 1,900 per year, with a very generous bonus structure for those choosing to exceed 1,900 hours.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Taking and defending expert and witness depositions 
  • Drafting original motions and other litigation-related documents on complex matters 
  • Drafting discovery requests and responses to be exchanged with various parties 
  • Developing client relationships through oral and written communication 
  • Preparation for trial including motions in limine, exhibit lists, witness lists

Job Requirement

  • Qualifications 
    • 5+ years of asbestos or toxic tort litigation experience is required 
    • Requires a Juris Doctor degree from a top law school
    • Licensed in California 
    • Self-motivated individual with high energy willing to do whatever it takes to complete responsibilities on deadline 
    • Experience in billable work environment 
    • Superior written and oral communication skills with attention to detail