Attorney – Mid to Senior Class Action Litigation Associate

New Jersey
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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is seeking a mid to senior level Litigation Associate to join its Class Action group in the Firm’s New Jersey office. Our litigation team provides practice, business-savvy advocacy, guiding clients through complex business litigation. Our courtroom-tested trial lawyers have successfully handled significant and challenging cases in federal and state courts, arbitration tribunals and administrative bodies nationwide.

This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level associate to join Kelley Drye’s thriving litigation practice in New Jersey. Due to team expansion, we are looking to represent consumer-facing businesses, including telecommunications carriers, retailers, food companies and emerging technology companies in complex class action cases in federal and state courts in a multitude of jurisdictions.


  • Experience – minimum of 5-7 years
  • Class Action Defense – at least 3 years of practice experience focusing on commercial litigation and consumer-oriented class action defense.
  • Legal Procedures – Strong knowledge of federal and state court procedures, NJ/NY bar admissions required (or the ability to waive in)
  • Investigations – experience representing clients in FTC and state attorneys general investigations.
  • Litigation Skills – hands on experience supporting senior attorneys, managing e-discovery processes, navigating discovery disputes, drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions and conducting face and expert discovery.
  • Skills – strong analytical abilities, excellent research writing and oral advocacy skills. Proven client -relations skills, ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, manage multiple cases, prioritize tasks and deadlines effectively.
  • Education – top academic credentials and a JD from an accredited law school

Kelley Drye offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, including health benefits, life insurance, disability income protection, paid parental leave, retirement savings and planning, college coaching, child and elder care offerings and more. We currently have a hybrid work policy with Monday and Friday as work-from-home days.

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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