Counsel or Partner-level Commercial/Business Litigation Attorney Job in Albany, NY Near Me - 317967 | BCGSearch.com

Counsel or Partner-level Commercial/Business Litigation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Albany

Job ID 0TI3317967

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Litigation - Commercial

2024-06-13 07:28:39

A law firm is currently seeking a Counsel or Partner-level Commercial/Business Litigation Attorney to join its team in Albany, NY. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing issue/claims memos, drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, preparing and defending motions, and handling cases from start to finish, including trials and appeals. The ideal candidate should be licensed to practice law in New York, have 7+ years of litigation experience, possess strong research and writing skills, and be comfortable in a courtroom setting. Experience in commercial/business litigation or employment litigation is required, and familiarity with high-asset matrimonial divorces or trust & estate litigations is helpful.

Job Overview:

The Counsel or Partner-level Commercial/Business Litigation Attorney will play a crucial role in leading litigation matters from inception to resolution. The position involves preparing memos, drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, defending motions, and handling cases through trials and appeals. The attorney will leverage strong research and writing skills, courtroom experience, and strategic thinking to achieve successful outcomes.

Duties:

  • Prepare issue/claims memos, conduct issue spotting, and research claims and defenses.
  • Draft pleadings.
  • Outline and prepare discovery requests and responses.
  • Review client discovery, opposing party, and third-party discovery.
  • Research, draft, and prepare and/or defend discovery motions, including oral arguments.
  • Prepare for, conduct, and/or defend depositions.
  • Research and draft memos regarding evidentiary issues and in-limine motions.
  • Prepare all facets of motions to dismiss and summary judgment motions.
  • Handle cases from start to finish, including trials and appeals, with support.

Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice law in New York.
  • 7+ years of experience with litigation in New York State courts and/or Federal courts.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Comfortable in a courtroom setting.
  • Experience with commercial/business litigation or employment litigation.

Skills:

  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • Strategic thinking and understanding of case strategy.
  • Enjoyment of depositions and court conferences.
  • Prior law clerk or big law firm experience is encouraged.

Job Location:

Albany, NY

Benefits:

  • Health insurance.
  • Dental & vision insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • HSA/FSA/dependent care accounts.
  • 401k with employer match.
  • Paid time off.
  • Bonus potential.
  • CLE paid.
  • Bar license paid.
  • Technology allowance.
  • Potential for a hiring bonus.

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