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Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Albany

Job ID UY2Z335965

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Litigation - General (consumer)

2024-06-10 05:19:44

Job Title: Litigation Associate Attorney

Job Location: Albany, NY

Job Overview: A law firm is seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of experience to join their team. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication, legal advocacy, and writing skills. This position requires a proactive self-starter who is prepared for immediate, direct client contact. Federal Court experience is preferred, and a New York Bar license is required.

Job Duties:

  • Represent clients in civil litigation matters in federal and state courts.
  • Conduct legal research and draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Provide clients with legal advice and guidance on litigation matters.
  • Engage in discovery processes, including depositions, interrogatories, and document production.
  • Attend court hearings, trials, and other legal proceedings.
  • Negotiate settlements and participate in alternative dispute resolution processes.
  • Collaborate with senior attorneys and partners on case strategy and management.
  • Maintain and manage case files, ensuring all documentation is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships through effective communication and advocacy.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in litigation.
  • Strong communication, legal advocacy, and writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and handle immediate, direct client contact.
  • Federal Court experience is preferred.
  • Must possess a New York Bar license.

Education:

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

Certifications:

  • Active license to practice law in the state of New York.

Skills:

  • Strong legal research and writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and software.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build client relationships.

Benefits Offered:

  • Highmark BCBS PPO/POS plans with four medical options, including 2 HDHP/HSA-qualified plans.
  • Dental plan (including orthodontic coverage).
  • Vision plan.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).
  • Paid time off (PTO), including vacation, sick, and personal leave.
  • 401(k) with guaranteed safe harbor contribution plus profit sharing.
  • Term Life and AD&D insurance.
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Additional Voluntary benefits: Specified Disease, Hospital, and Accident plans.
  • Employee Assistance Program, which includes mental health support.
  • Legal work discount program.

This firm has offices located in Canada, New York, Albany, and Buffalo. This firm has an expanded view of business as well as experience that gives them the ability to truly be partners with clients. This firm has been practicing as a full service law firm for over 50 years. Some of this firm's practice areas include real estate, trusts and estates, immigration, technology and life sciences, private equity, healthcare and life sciences, family business, labor and employment, intellectual property, banking and financial transactions, and franchising and licensing.

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