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Securities Litigation Associate

Company: Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Securities Litigation Associate
Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is a national class-action and complex litigation law firm that takes on the world's largest corporations and entities, fighting for the rights of consumers, investors, whistleblowers, employees, institutions and others. In the firm's 28 years of practice, Hagens Berman has earned a reputation as one of the most feared plaintiffs firms in the nation, willing to go above and beyond in the fight for our clients' rights. Our determination and expert skill are second to none in the plaintiffs' bar, and our opponents know our name well.

Founded in 1993, we have grown to more than 80 attorneys, 17 practice areas and 10 offices nationwide and have recovered more than $320 billion for plaintiffs. The firm's tenacious spirit has earned it prestigious awards. Hagens Berman has repeatedly been named one of the top 10 plaintiffs' firms in the country. Read more about our cases, history, success record, and awards. Follow the firm's progress on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro is seeking a Securities Litigation Associate to join our Securities practice in our Berkeley office.

Core Responsibilities:
Assist with the development and prosecution of securities cases, including
Investigate and vet potential cases and newly filed cases
Develop confidential witnesses
Conduct detailed factual and legal analysis of potential securities claims
Research law
-Participate in the prosecution of securities cases including
Draft pleadings including preparation of lead plaintiff motions, consolidated amended complaints, and dispositive motion briefing
Affirmative and responsive discovery and trial preparation, including written and deposition discovery
Assist in trial
Requirements and Qualifications:

J.D. with 2+ years' experience (securities class action and/or derivative litigation experience preferred).
Knowledge of the federal securities laws is important, as is a working familiarity with the financial markets and the laws governing derivative actions
Exceptional analytical skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Superior writing, drafting and oral advocacy skills
Highly accomplished academic and employment credentials
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, verbal and written communication skills
Results oriented, self-starter, with a high level of initiative
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with internal and external contacts at all levels
Ability to work independently, shift focus, adapt to changing priorities, and maintain patience in high pressure situations
Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity
Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Please send your resume and cover letter and include "Securities Associate" in the subject line.

Keywords: Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Berkeley , Securities Litigation Associate, Legal , Berkeley, California

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