Associate Attorney – Nashville, TN

Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP—a national public interest law firm that specializes in litigating class action employment discrimination cases, qui tam and whistleblower matters, wage and hour actions, financial services and ERISA claims, consumer fraud, and housing and prison discrimination matters—is seeking an Associate Attorney for immediate hire in its Nashville office. The Nashville office is managed by Kevin H. Sharp, the former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

The Firm will be hiring a talented, self-motivated attorney to assist primarily in representing plaintiffs in individual and class actions, governmental entities in opioid-related investigations and prosecutions, and relators under the False Claims Act and other whistleblower statutes.

The hired Associate Attorney will work under the guidance and close supervision of Judge Sharp and the Firm’s Partners in New York, San Francisco, San Diego, Baltimore, and the District of Columbia and will be expected to conduct legal research; draft legal documents and reports (including, but not limited to, motions, briefs, legal memoranda, mediation statements, and legal agreements); investigate potential cases; provide legal advice to clients; assist and participate in depositions, mediations, arbitrations, trials, and court hearings and conferences; and, attend industry, networking, and community outreach events.

Prospective applicants are required to be a member in good standing of the State Bar(s) of Tennessee, California, New York, Maryland, and/or the District of Columbia. A competitive applicant will have completed a clerkship or practiced law for at least twelve months and will have a professional level of familiarity with Title VII, complex civil litigation, and/or investigating and filing qui tam lawsuits.

Applicants seeking consideration should email a cover letter, their résumé, law school transcript, and a writing sample of not less than ten pages to Judge Sharp at ksharp@sanfordheisler.com and copy careers@sanfordheisler.com. Applicants may also mail required materials to 611 Commerce Street, Suite 3100, Nashville, Tennessee 37203.

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