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Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location District of Columbia - Washington

Job ID S3JF317442

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Litigation - Criminal LawCriminal Law - DefenseLitigation - Commercial

2024-02-01 22:11:18

A law firm in Washington, DC, is actively seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney with 2+ years of experience at a major law firm. The ideal candidate will have expertise in general commercial litigation, as well as experience in criminal or regulatory investigations and compliance. Strong academics and exceptional writing skills are essential, and candidates with a federal judicial clerkship background are highly encouraged to apply.

 

Duties:

  • Handle general commercial litigation matters for clients.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support litigation proceedings.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Represent clients in court, including arguing motions and presenting evidence.
  • Assist in criminal or regulatory investigations and compliance matters.
  • Collaborate with senior attorneys and legal staff on case strategy and development.
  • Maintain case files, documents, and exhibits in an organized manner.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel, and the court.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards in all aspects of litigation.

 

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience at a major law firm.
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Strong academic and writing skills.
  • Experience in general commercial litigation.
  • Exposure to criminal or regulatory investigations and compliance.
  • Federal judicial clerkship experience is a definite plus.

 

Education:

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

 

Certifications:

Admission to practice law in Washington, DC.

 

Skills:

  • General commercial litigation expertise.
  • Legal research and analysis.
  • Document drafting and legal writing.
  • Courtroom representation and advocacy.
  • Criminal or regulatory investigations and compliance knowledge.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Case management and organization.

What started as an office where the New York firm's lawyers could keep their briefcases has grown, in the last 30 years, to become a viable full service DC office of this formidable Manhattan-based international law firm. This firm consistently delivers quality transactional experience out of this mid-sized office. Its tax practice is renowned and it has a reputation for keeping clients through thick and thin. It seeks top performers from top law schools. Pay and benefits are among the best. So is the working environment, which is friendly while remaining highly focused on client concerns.

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