Current Opportunities

Glaser Weil has been fortunate over the years to attract intelligent, forward-thinking, well-rounded attorneys with the ability to become leaders both within and beyond the legal profession.

Litigation Associate: 3-5 Years’ Litigation Experience

The Opportunity

At Glaser Weil, you will work with a team of passionate and driven attorneys on challenging and often high-profile business disputes and complex commercial litigation matters, including entertainment, employment, intellectual property, real estate and construction cases. The successful candidate will be forward-thinking and well-rounded, with the ability to become a leader both within and beyond the legal profession. This position is based in our Century City (Los Angeles) office.

Attractive Candidates Will Have:

  • Impeccable written, verbal, analytical and advocacy skills
  • A “can do” attitude and self-starter mindset
  • Enthusiasm and demonstrated success working and collaborating in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment
  • Effective problem-solving skills and the ability to develop creative solutions to meet client needs
  • The ability to engage directly with clients, lead significant projects and provide exceptional client service
  • Excellent academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school

Candidates must be admitted to practice law in California.

At Glaser Weil, You Can Count On:

  • Hands-on experience. Associates are given hands-on training, including opportunities to conduct and defend depositions, attend and handle court hearings, play key roles in jury trials and arbitrations and manage client relationships. As a midsize firm, Glaser Weil counts on every member of its litigation department to add value to and play an integral in the Firm’s success. New associates are given genuine opportunities to thrive within a true merit-based system.
  • Meaningful work. Glaser Weil is called upon regularly to represent high-profile, sophisticated clients in their most important and sensitive disputes in which the stakes are high, the challenges are great, and the issues are far-reaching and complex. Our winning track record is fueled by our attorneys’ unique combination of tenacity, skill and unwavering commitment to our clients.
  • A pathway to partnership. At Glaser Weil, we invest in our people. The best way for an associate to become a partner is to think and act like a partner and to treat the Firm’s clients as her or his own. The Firm has a flexible partnership track that depends principally on each associate’s development, contributions to the Firm and broader legal community and demonstrated ability to become a future business developer.
  • Support. Upon joining the Firm, associates are assigned both a partner mentor and an associate mentor to help guide them through the onboarding process and to ensure successful integration into the Firm.
  • Business development training. Associates are encouraged to work with our Business Development and Marketing professionals to develop a business plan that will help guide their contributions to the Firm’s broader growth objectives while ensuring that their own professional milestones are met.
  • A positive work culture. Glaser Weil promotes a culture of camaraderie and close professional relationships set within a collaborative team environment. Employees enjoy a business casual, open-door atmosphere and an informal management structure. Involvement in community organizations, both locally and beyond, is strongly encouraged and supported.

The base compensation range for this position is $220,000 - $250,000. These numbers do not reflect a successful candidate’s total compensation. Base compensation is only the guaranteed component of the total compensation package and does not include discretionary bonuses and the other career-enhancing opportunities of joining the Firm.


More About Glaser Weil

Glaser Weil Fink Howard Jordan & Shapiro LLP, headquartered in Los Angeles, is one of the country’s premier full-service midsize law firms. Glaser Weil is consistently chosen to represent diverse and industry-leading clients—including multinational corporations, high-profile individuals and disruptive startups—because of its unprecedented level of service and commitment to client interests. Since its founding, Glaser Weil has never lost sight of its steadfast mission: to provide clients with creative, intelligent, determined and responsive service that best promotes the client’s interest. Glaser Weil is defined by its role as a key partner in supporting its clients’ goals. The depth of skill and experience among the Firm’s lawyers, combined with Glaser Weil’s cross-practice, interdisciplinary approach, enables the Firm to best serve its clients in a wide range of matters and venues. Glaser Weil is committed to helping clients maximize opportunities, overcome challenges and keep far ahead of the curve.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Glaser Weil, diversity and inclusion are core principles at the forefront of our practice. The Firm’s commitment to foster an inclusive and supportive culture is fundamental to our success. We understand the importance of reflecting the diversity of today’s world within our own organization and how important doing so is to our clients. Glaser Weil’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee steers the Firm’s efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Glaser Weil strongly encourages attorneys to apply who would contribute to the diversity of the firm and the profession, and further enhance Glaser Weil’s culture of inclusion.

To be considered for a position, please submit the following to

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Law school transcript
  • Writing sample

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