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Toxic Tort and Products Liability Attorney

Wilson Elser's San Francisco office is currently seeking two Toxic Tort & Products Liability Attorneys. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a defense litigation attorney with products liability, toxic tort, class action, asbestos, talc, benzene, mold, or related general liability experience seeking to grow their professional skills and knowledge and partner with multiple practice groups. A successful schedule for these positions could be either a traditional full-time role or an abbreviated work week. Those seeking flexible schedules are welcome to apply.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 37 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Positions


  • JD from an accredited law school 
  • Admitted to practice in the State of California
  • 1-7 years products liability or toxic tort litigation experience 
  • A second, more senior 10-15+ year position is also available
  • Experience with toxic tort, asbestos, benzene, diacetyl, or products liability litigation
  • Deposition and trial experience is strongly preferred 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Legal project management experience is helpful


  • Independently manage a defense litigation caseload from claim inception to mediation, arbitration, resolution, or trial
  • Work closely with other attorneys and partners on legal projects
  • Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or by sending your credentials to and listing "Toxic Tort and Products Liability Attorney" in the subject line.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


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