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Senior Litigation Attorney

Wilson Elser's San Francisco office is currently seeking a Senior Litigation Attorney to assist with high profile, complex cases. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a civil defense attorney with experience defending hotels and / or retailers as well as mass injury or casualty events looking to take on a mentorship role in a dynamic and growing practice team. Total compensation package for this role exceeds $200,000.

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 Position


  • JD from an accredited law school 
  • Must be admitted to practice in California; NV license is a plus
  • 10+ years civil defense litigation experience
  • Experience defending premise liability, security guard liability, and multi-plaintiff claims 
  • Exceptional organizational and reporting skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Legal project management experience is helpful


  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • 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
  • Total compensation package exceeds $200,000

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

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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