Litigation Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 318844 | BCGSearch.com

Litigation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID P1RF318844

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 Years

Ranking 2 : Consumer and/or Business $$

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Firm Salary-Tend to Be on Lower End in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Litigation - Class Actions - DefenseLitigation - Commercial

2024-01-18 22:37:47

A law firm in Chicago, IL, is seeking a skilled Litigation Attorney with a minimum of 4 years of experience to manage a substantial caseload of class action commercial litigation. The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in legal research, possess excellent communication skills, and have a strong attention to detail.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle a substantial caseload of class action commercial litigation.
  • Draft, prepare, and handle pleadings, motions, orders, and legal memoranda.
  • Draft and respond to written discovery and dispositive motions.
  • Conduct legal research competently and with proficiency.
  • Prepare and take depositions of parties and experts.
  • Review client documents, draft case evaluations, and prepare status report correspondence.
  • Assist with and participate in mediations and court appearances.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a Litigation Attorney.
  • Class action or commercial litigation experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with superb organization and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to move efficiently from case to case.
  • Knowledge of both state and federal court procedures.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Admission to the Bar in the state of Illinois.

Skills:

  • Proficient in drafting legal documents such as pleadings, motions, and memoranda.
  • Strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct depositions of parties and experts.
  • Familiarity with both state and federal court procedures.
  • Organizational and prioritization skills for efficient case management.

Founded in 1998, this firm specializes in a wide range of areas including business litigation, insurance coverage, workers' compensation, intellectual property, product liability, and others. With 22 offices, this nationwide law firm provides responsive legal service at a reasonable price throughout the country. The firm is built on the integrity and professionalism of diverse attorneys. The firm offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package in a collaborative and dynamic work environment. The firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The lawyers have a long history of giving back to communities through pro bono activity.,

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