Litigation Of Counsel Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 318639 | BCGSearch.com

Litigation Of Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID PPX3318639

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 8 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Product Liability DefenseLitigation - Commercial

2024-02-04 23:30:34

A law firm in Chicago is actively seeking a Litigation Of Counsel with a minimum of 8 years of litigation experience, preferably acquired while practicing at an AmLaw 100 firm. The successful candidate will play a key role in handling product liability and/or complex commercial litigation, requiring superior research, analytical, and writing skills. The position involves communication with clients, supervision of associates, collaboration with experts, assistance with fact development and depositions, and the review and drafting of various legal documents. Experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry is advantageous, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential.

 

Duties:

  • Communicate effectively with clients, providing updates and addressing concerns.
  • Supervise and mentor associates within the litigation team.
  • Collaborate with experts, assisting in the development of case strategy.
  • Handle fact development and participate in depositions.
  • Review and draft discovery responses, briefs, motions, and memoranda.
  • Conduct legal research to support case strategies.
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Utilize strong project management skills and meticulous attention to detail.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years of litigation experience.
  • Experience with product liability and/or complex commercial litigation.
  • Previous practice experience with an AmLaw 100 law firm.
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.
  • Bar admission in the relevant jurisdiction.
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Transferable skills and a strong academic background from nationally recognized schools.

 

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Medical and/or scientific background (ideal).

 

Certifications:

Bar admission in the relevant jurisdiction.

 

Skills:

  • Superior research, analytical, and writing skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Team collaboration and leadership skills.
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization abilities.

This Amlaw firm is best known for allowing its associates to find a balanced work load that best suites them. As a result, the company operates with an entrepreneurial culture, offers flexible face-time, and values diversity and a work space inclusive of everyone. This firm is also one that values pro-bono work?encouraging their associates to gain real-life experience and take charge of their own opportunities and success.

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