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Careers

Walsworth’s greatest asset is our people. We are continually looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals with a commitment to excellence to add to our team of attorneys, paralegals and other staff. We have created a work environment that offers the best to our clients and brings out the best in our people. We believe in teamwork and seek individuals who are committed to the success of the firm as well as their own personal goals.

We believe that hiring and retaining diverse talent—at all levels—is the only way to create an exceptional team best suited for our clients’ needs. Through a family-friendly firm culture, we are able to recruit and retain the best attorneys and non-attorney staff members from a vast pool of applicants.

We invest in our people by mentoring and training our attorneys to ensure a smooth transition into their practice groups and the firm itself. We also offer issue-focused seminars and other formal training programs to promote learning and professional growth.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship or marital status, and to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.

Open Positions:

Trial Attorneys:

We are seeking experienced trial attorneys for our Orange County, Los Angeles, or San Francisco offices with significant civil defense litigation experience and jury trial experience in the areas of general liability (auto, personal injury, premises liability, etc.), product liability, and/or asbestos/toxic tort. We offer fully remote or hybrid work options. However, applicants must reside in California and be available to make in person appearances as needed. Ideal candidates can work independently without supervision, have sat first or second chair on jury trials, and have extensive experience conducting discovery, taking and defending depositions, preparing and arguing motions, attending mediations or arbitrations, and preparing for trial. Must be admitted to the State Bar of California.

Walsworth offers competitive compensation, health insurance options, voluntary 401(k) plan, and the opportunity for monthly and year-end bonuses.

To apply, please submit your resume to recruiting@wfbm.com. Candidates meeting our requirements will be asked to interview with team members via Zoom.

Mid-Level (4-7 Years) Civil Defense Litigation Associate:

We are seeking motivated mid-level associates for our Orange County, Los Angeles, or San Francisco offices with 4-7 years of post-Bar civil litigation defense experience working on the defense of insurance bad faith claims. We offer fully remote or hybrid work options. However, applicants must reside in California and be available to make in-person appearances as needed. Ideal candidates can work with limited day-to-day supervision and have experience conducting discovery, taking depositions, preparing motions, and trial preparation. Experience attending mediations, arbitrations, and/or trials is a plus. Must be admitted to the State Bar of California.

Walsworth offers competitive compensation, health insurance options, voluntary 401(k) plan, and the opportunity for monthly and year-end bonuses.

To apply, please submit your resume to recruiting@wfbm.com. Candidates meeting our requirements will be asked to interview with team members via Zoom.

HR Manager:

We are currently seeking an experienced HR Manager to provide expertise and guidance in the areas of recruitment, benefits, performance management, and policy development.

A successful HR Manager will have superior diplomacy skills and tact, as well as a proven history in developing new programs to support a growing and evolving professional services firm with multiple offices.

The HR Manager will report directly to the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. This position may be remote/hybrid with occasional in-office work at our Irvine location. Occasional travel to our San Francisco and Los Angeles office will be required on a regular or as-needed basis.

The HR Manager will oversee our Payroll and Benefits Administrator and interact with other departments to ensure staffing and performance objectives are met.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development, maintenance and execution of a recruitment strategy to ensure the firm has the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to meet current and future operational requirements.
  • Develop and maintain pay policy and practices, including salary and payroll administration.
  • Administer and manage the firm’s benefits program.
  • Work closely with the COO and firm leadership to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. Oversee employment/staff issues.
  • Research, develop, recommend, and execute creative strategies to foster the firm’s diversity goals.
  • Develop and maintain programs to improve professional, technical, and personal skills and abilities, to include definition of skill and competency standards for each department and role.
  • Develop, implement or revise policies and procedures, including employee handbooks and policy materials, to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, with current HR certification. A graduate degree is a plus.
  • 10 years of experience in human resources, 7 years as a manager. Professional services experience required, law firm experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of human resource management principles and best practices.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interface with firm leadership to clearly and effectively current challenges and
    solutions.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment, both giving and taking constructive feedback.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, including salary requirement to recruiterSF@wfbm.com. Candidates meeting our requirements will be screened via phone, then asked to meet team members via Zoom.

Benefits Information:

PLEASE NOTE: The links below lead to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to access and analyze data more easily.