Job Opportunity at Kakalec & Schlanger

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Job location
32 Broadway
New York, NY 10004
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP
Street address: 
32 Broadway
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
ZIP: 
10004
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP, a plaintiffs’-side consumer class action and employment litigation boutique, is hiring an attorney to work out of its downtown Manhattan office. 
We are a firm whose principals come from legal services and government backgrounds, and who are dedicated to high-level advocacy on behalf of those who have been treated unfairly. 

We offer:

  •  great working environment;
  •  competitive compensation;
  •  a love for the practice of law as a craft and in service of consumers, employees and others who have been treated unfairly;
  •  significant case responsibilities and other opportunities for leadership.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Requirements: 

Candidates must be admitted in New York (or qualify for reciprocity) and have:

  •  at least 4 years of federal litigation experience;
  •  excellent persuasive legal writing ability;
  •  experience taking and defending depositions;
  •  superior academic credentials;
  •  experience with one or more of the following types of litigation:
    -- wage and hour (FLSA state labor law, etc.);
    -- employment discrimination;
    -- consumer protection (FDCPA; TILA; Mag-Moss; FCRA, Predatory Lending; UDAP, civil RICO, etc.);
    -- federal class actions;

Former federal clerks strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply: 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three references with contact information including email addresses, and a writing sample (not to exceed 10 pages). Applicants who are 5 years or less out of law school should also provide a law school transcript. Applications should be submitted to: [email protected]

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Depends on Experience
Submission deadline: 
Monday, March 7, 2016
Expiration date: 
Thursday, April 7, 2016