Associate, Securities Litigation Group (San Francisco Office)

Associate, Securities Litigation Group (San Francisco Office) page is loaded Associate, Securities Litigation Group (San Francisco Office) Apply locations San Francisco time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R1935 Job Description Summary: Fenwick & West’s Securities Litigation Group handles a wide range of civil and regulatory matters for its corporate and individual clients. In the civil arena, we represent issuers (including Fortune 100 and leading technology and life science companies) and their directors and officers in securities class actions, derivative suits, merger litigation and other civil actions arising from securities-related disputes. Fenwick also has an active internal investigation, regulatory, and white-collar defense practice. This includes representing audit and special committees in connection with internal investigations related to allegations of accounting fraud, whistleblower claims, or alleged violations of anti-bribery laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. It also includes defending companies and individuals in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations and regulatory proceedings. In the recent past, Fenwick’s Securities Litigation Group was named “Securities Litigation Department of the Year” by one of California’s leading legal publications. We provide an unrivaled platform for associates eager to be on the front lines, learning to litigate on behalf of some of the world’s most cutting-edge technology and life sciences companies and handle complex investigatory and regulatory matters. Job Description: Fenwick & West is currently seeking a securities litigation associate to join either of our Bay Area (San Francisco or Silicon Valley) offices. Applicants should have at least three (3+) years of relevant experience. Superior academic credentials, excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills a must. CA bar membership preferred.To apply, please complete our online application and include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript. By applying to this job requisition, you are applying to the San Francisco office only. Agency recruiters : please submit via the Workday agency portal. COVID Vaccine Policy Fenwick & West requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter any of its offices or attend any Firm-sponsored off-site gatherings (including, but not limited to, team retreats, seminars, client sites) to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and community and to support public health efforts. This position will require you to be in-office and/or attend off-site gatherings and, therefore, written proof of full vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. The Firm will comply with applicable law regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs. Benefits and Compensation Details: At Fenwick, we believe that our partners and employees are our most important asset. Helping you and your families achieve and maintain good health – physical, emotional, and financial – is the reason we offer a comprehensive benefit program. We provide benefits to eligible employees under plans such as Healthcare, Life Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Wellbeing.The anticipated range for this position is:$250,000 – $370,000Depending on the role, the actual base salary offered may depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.A discretionary bonus for eligible employees may also be available based on performance. Additional information about employee eligibility for benefits and discretionary bonus will be made available upon request. 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Unlike traditional law firms, we move at our clients’ speed and have earned the reputation as a go-to law firm for growing companies that need insightful, strategic counsel to help tackle the challenging issues that arise when the law cannot keep up with their pace of innovation.With the same passion for excellence and innovation reflected in our client base, our firm is making revolutionary changes to the practice of law through substantial investments in proprietary technology tools and processes. Our clients demand—and deserve—new ways to receive best-in-class legal services more effectively. At Fenwick, we are proud to be shaping our legal services to do just that. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.  Equal Opportunity Employer Fenwick & West LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and, as such, conducts all employment-related activities without regard to unlawful consideration of race, religion, color, marital status, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, gender, genetic characteristics or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal employment discrimination laws. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all. Agency Submissions We accept submissions by agency recruiters when a fee agreement has been established between the firm and the agency. Agency recruiters, please submit candidates here . San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 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