(CA) Los Angeles, Technology Litigation Associate - White & Case
Description:We are looking for skilled and highly qualified associates with 3 to 5 years of experience to join a Commercial Litigation team dedicated to the representation of technology companies facing disputes internationally. You should have strong academic credentials and be ambitious and passionate about work, ready for the challenges of working in a global law firm, service-minded with strong interpersonal skills and able to work in team.
As an associate, you will have the opportunity to help provide full service support to technology companies on a regulatory and litigation matters throughout the world, as well as product advice.
Our Practice Area
We represent clients in all stages of domestic and international litigation, before trial, appellate, regulatory and alternative dispute resolution tribunals across the world. Renowned for the global breadth and local depth of our experience in this field, we are trusted advisors to the world's leading financial institutions, largest corporations, sovereign governments, executives and directors. As well as guiding clients through their most complex and significant litigation challenges, we also help them steer clear of disputes, by developing and implementing risk management and compliance measures.
As an associate joining our practice, you will be given responsibility for a wide range of tasks, spanning drafting and document analysis, legal research, correspondence and trial preparation. While you will not be required to undertake oral advocacy at a junior level, you will be closely involved in the development of trial strategy and regularly called upon to attend court hearings.
The work can be demanding, but is always rewarding—offering excellent opportunities for learning and development. We foster a collegial working environment where partners are friendly and accessible, and colleagues always supportive and open to questions. Your professional development will also be enhanced by regular interaction with colleagues across the firm’s global network, with specialist knowledge of such practice areas as Antitrust/Competition, International Arbitration, Intellectual Property and Environment & Climate Change.
Duties and Accountabilities
Develop litigation strategy for commercial litigation matters throughout the globe with LATAM focus, and oversee on-the-ground counsel to implement strategy
Draft motions, trial briefs, examination outlines, and other litigation related documents in Spanish
Advise clients on risk assessments associated with newly developed products, policies, and business structures
Analyze reports of unlawful content relating to content posted by users on social media services
Research and present global analysis of laws impacting social media companies, including intermediary liability, hate speech, defamation, etc.
Review and advise on proposed laws and regulations across LATAM.
3 to 5 years of Commercial Litigation/law firm experience
Fluency in spoken and written Spanish required
Class action experience a plus
Strong academic record and intellectual curiosity, creative thinker
Commercial and business awareness
Outstanding communication skills
Strong time management skills, ability to stay calm under pressure when juggling multiple projects
Proficiency in Excel a plus
Excellent drafting skills
Driven by professional growth
Strong professional presence
Client service focus
Proactive, resourceful, takes initiative and a self-starter
Fluency in English
Foreign language proficiency a plus
Admitted to the bar and in good standing