Senior Counsel (NorCal, Remote)

| California, USA | Remote
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Elevate Your Career in Civil Litigation with Tyson & Mendes!

Are you prepared to elevate your career in litigation to unprecedented heights? Look no further than Tyson & Mendes - a premier law firm celebrated for its unwavering commitment to excellence, comprehensive training programs, clear partnership pathway, and opportunities to work on complex cases. We are actively seeking passionate and driven individuals to join our dynamic team of top litigators.

We are actively seeking an experienced Senior Counsel with 8 or more years of civil litigation experience to join our team of award-winning litigators.

Work with Esteemed Litigators:

Collaborate with a team of esteemed professionals renowned for their expertise in litigation. Engage in high-profile cases alongside some of the industry's most respected attorneys, where you will be challenged and inspired to attain new heights of success.

Become a Leader in Litigation:

At Tyson & Mendes, we are not merely seeking employees; we are cultivating future leaders in litigation. Empowered by our supportive environment, you will have the opportunity to develop your unique skills and strengths, paving the way for you to emerge as an exceptional litigator capable of confidently tackling complex challenges.

Trial & Complex Litigation:

Focus on complex civil litigation and insurance defense, gaining invaluable experience across a diverse spectrum of cases. From personal injury to professional liability, hone your expertise in areas that resonate with your professional aspirations.

Remote Work and Stable Firm Infrastructure:

We understand the importance of flexibility and work-life balance. Tyson & Mendes offers the option for remote work, supported by robust firm infrastructure that ensures seamless collaboration and communication regardless of location.

Join Tyson & Mendes and embark on a transformative journey toward excellence in litigation. Your next career milestone awaits!


  • Develop a case theme that is more compelling than any plaintiff ploy for sympathy or anger
  • Refuse to accept mediocrity, the average, the standard or the norm in anything
  • Independently handle court appearances, depositions, briefs and trials
  • Work as part of a team with all levels of experiences
  • Routine communications with clients
  • Cultivate relationships with the firm's existing and future clients
  • Provide leadership and direction with respect to less experienced attorneys


  • JD from an ABA approved school
  • Must be licensed in your state
  • 8+ years of solid litigation experience, specifically with litigation support, deposition and trial preparation
  • Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery and trial
  • Experience handling insurance defense matters preferred
  • Experience with time management systems
  • Proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor


  • Guaranteed bonus structure for attorneys and paralegals
  • A variety of healthcare plans (some at no cost to the employee)
  • Student loan repayment assistance OR 529 college savings program for attorneys
  • 401K matching
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible vacation policy for attorneys
  • Internal education and leadership development programs
  • Internal diversity and inclusion programs, such as the Women's Initiative and Young Professionals Initiative
  • Firm-wide charitable giving program
  • Numerous social and off-site events each year to enrich your relationships with your colleagues

Why Tyson & Mendes?

We are one of the country's fastest growing civil defense firms. We have steadily and successfully made our mark as a trailblazer in the legal ecosphere. We are a progressive, dynamic and diverse firm that prides ourselves in breaking the mold upheld by the "traditional" law firm. Here, you will discover an exceptionally smart, deeply talented team of trial lawyers who have continuously made a profound impact on the lives of literally hundreds of thousands of people. From Howell vs. Hamilton Meats, to our many trial wins, our promise is to provide unparalleled service and achieve exceptional results for our clients.

In addition to our outstanding legal work, we take an innovative approach to law firm management; we invest wholly in our employees. From our specialized internal training program on our proven defense methods, to clear paths to leadership and partnership, we provide the professional development resources and tools needed for attorneys to make significant advancements in their careers - all while building their own brands and becoming sought-after experts in their respective fields.

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Tyson & Mendes operates in the Legal Tech industry. The company is located in San Diego, California . Tyson & Mendes was founded in 2002. It has 369 total employees. To see all 16 open jobs at Tyson & Mendes, click here.
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