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Senior Tort Litigation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Dallas

Job ID 883M336438

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Litigation - Labor & EmploymentProduct Liability Defense

2024-06-13 07:55:18

A law firm in Dallas, TX, is seeking a Senior Tort Litigation Attorney with extensive experience in traditional tort litigation, including negligence, product liability claims, and employment discrimination disputes. The role involves handling complex litigation matters, taking depositions, and serving as a second chair at trials. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package, including subsidized healthcare plans, dental and vision plans, life insurance, disability benefits, and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Spend approximately 60% of time managing negligence or product liability claims against amusement parks.
  • Spend approximately 40% of time handling employment discrimination disputes.
  • Handle traditional tort litigation cases, including slip and fall, car accidents, and other negligence claims.
  • Take depositions, draft and review legal documents, and prepare for and participate in trials as a second chair.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to support case strategies.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants to ensure comprehensive case management.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, providing case updates and legal advice.
  • Develop and implement legal strategies to achieve favorable outcomes for clients.
  • Attend court hearings, mediations, and settlement conferences.
  • Manage multiple cases simultaneously, ensuring timely and effective case resolution.

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in traditional tort litigation, including slip and fall, car accidents, and negligence claims.
  • Experience with negligence or product liability claims against amusement parks.
  • Experience handling employment discrimination disputes.
  • Proven ability to take depositions and serve as a second chair at trials.
  • Strong legal research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage a high volume of cases in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Education:

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

Certifications:

  • Admission to the Texas State Bar is mandatory.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research and writing.
  • Ability to draft clear, concise, and effective legal documents.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple cases and projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in using legal research tools and software.

Benefits:

  • Two subsidized healthcare plans with United Healthcare.
  • Dental and vision plans.
  • Voluntary life insurance plan.
  • Tele-health and patient advocacy service.
  • Life insurance of $25,000.
  • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
  • Long-term and short-term disability benefits.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) to fund eligible healthcare costs.
  • Parking in an approved garage or reimbursement for the cost of a DART pass each month for commuting costs.
  • Up to 3 weeks of vacation and sick time.
  • 401(k) plan with a discretionary employer match of up to 4%.

The law firm has a diverse group of clients including corporate clients, individuals, and government entities. Its practice areas include arbitration and mediation, entertainment and sports law, governmental liability, business and commercial litigation, bankruptcy representation for creditors, and probate and estate planning. The firm has offices in Dallas and Houston, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Phoenix, Arizona.

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