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Commercial Litigation Attorney

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

United States
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
Wilson Elser’s San Diego office is currently seeking a Commercial Litigation Attorney. This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with 4+ years of litigation experience to grow in their careers with one of our firm’s national client service teams by taking on substantial litigation responsibilities.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 1100 attorneys, across 44 offices across the United States. 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 firm.


  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in California
  • 4-6+ years of experience in commercial litigation, including breach of contract, D&O, and trade secret litigation
  • Experience with MSJs
  • Experience with complex factual patterns and legal argument, such as nuance with contractual interpretations and breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Ability to handle discovery disputes with minimal supervision
  • Ability to take depositions
  • Corporate Governance experience is a plus
  • Legal project management experience is helpful


  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Work closely and collaborate with other attorneys and partners
  • Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent benefits, including a 401k match
  • Professional development programs, including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Unlimited PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans
  • Competitive compensation package

The annualized salary range for this position is $135,000 to $170,000+. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.


Wilson Elser is a firm focused on a commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting "San Diego Commercial Litigation Attorney" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.