Litigation Associate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 308547 |

Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID 9Q1Y308547

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 1 : Mostly Consumer $

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Salary (Tends to be on Lower End to Lowest in Market (Varies by Firm))

Practice Areas Litigation - General (consumer)

2023-08-18 04:26:57

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a litigation associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience in litigation practice at a law firm. The candidate will communicate with the client and keep them informed throughout the handling of the litigation, meeting clients face-to-face and over Zoom. Will research relevant case law and review corporate documents. Delegate tasks as necessary to ensure proper management of the case. Perform lead and assist duties in accordance with the case assignments. Negotiate settlements. Prepare and draft legal documents, including case-specific discovery, motions, and responses to motions. Conduct all phases of the trial as the second chair. Present witnesses for depositions. Correspond with all defense & co-counsel. Record settlements and all other relevant case information in Salesforce. Manage all aspects of a case, including drafting complex wrongful death pleadings and motions, court appearances, and handling depositions. Must be Licensed in the state of Illinois. Prior experience in personal injury is required. Past experience with or ability to bring in business is a plus, with sharing of referral fees for any cases brought in. Experience with Salesforce preferred. Should have strong knowledge of litigation processes, Illinois, and other court rules and procedures.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. Should have strong critical thinking skills to process complex tasks and analyze effects on case deadlines. Proven ability to work well with others and to work independently with minimal supervision is required. Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines and effectively prioritize multiple tasks while managing individual workload is needed. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), professional demeanor, and presentation. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and collaborate well in a team is essential. Should have high attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to manage time effectively. The firm offers benefits like Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, AD&D Insurance; 401k Retirement Plan (Competitive Matching and Vesting Schedule); Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, and Flexible Work Arrangements; Complimentary Gym Membership; Commuter Benefits; Adoption Assistance; Employee Assistance Program; Training & Development Opportunities/Resources.

This national personal injury law firm provides specialized legal representation to clients who have suffered from asbestos exposure, causing mesothelioma. Its key practice areas include mesothelioma, silicosis, and other diseases caused by exposure to chemicals and harmful substances. The firm's team of attorneys has extensive legal experience in these areas. Its offices are located in Chicago and Grand Rapids, Illinois.

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