Surety Attorney Job in Morristown, NJ Near Me - 313821 |

Surety Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New Jersey - Morristown

Job ID 5707313821

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Construction - General

2024-01-22 04:57:18

A law firm is seeking a skilled and motivated Surety Attorney to join its nationally recognized Construction and Surety Group in Morristown, NJ. The ideal candidate will have 1-8 years of experience handling surety matters and must be admitted to the Bar in NY and/or NJ.


  • Represent clients in surety-related matters, including contract claims, litigations, and transactions.
  • Provide legal counsel and support on complex surety issues and disputes.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support clients in the construction and surety industry.
  • Draft and review legal documents, contracts, and agreements related to surety bonds.
  • Manage and negotiate settlements, if required, to resolve surety-related disputes.
  • Collaborate with the Construction and Surety Group to strategize and provide comprehensive legal solutions.


  • 1-8 years of experience practicing law, with a focus on surety matters.
  • Bar admission in New York (NY) and/or New Jersey (NJ).
  • Strong knowledge of construction law, contract claims, and surety bonds.
  • Excellent research, writing, and oral advocacy skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a high caseload and meet deadlines.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.


  • Active bar admission in New York (NY) and/or New Jersey (NJ).


  • Legal research and analysis
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Negotiation and dispute resolution
  • Construction law expertise
  • Surety bond knowledge
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Time management and organization
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills

This job description outlines the key responsibilities, requirements, education, certifications, and skills necessary for a Surety Attorney position at the law firm. It also emphasizes the firm's nationally recognized Construction and Surety Group and its location in Morristown, NJ.

This firm values judicial clerkships--it even has a few former judges in its ranks. Not surprising, given this firm's decidedly litigation heavy practice. With offices throughout the country, this New Jersey office runs the show, which gives these New Jersey lawyers a chance to influence the direction of the firm.

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