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Senior Associate Attorney with 5+ years of litigation experience

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID VRG4313250

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Litigation - Commercial

2024-04-02 20:59:19

A law firm in Chicago, IL, is seeking a highly qualified Senior Associate Attorney with 5+ years of litigation experience. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in practice areas, including Labor and Employment, Professional Liability, Class & Collective Actions, and Commercial & Business Litigation. This position involves a wide range of responsibilities, including legal research, drafting pleadings, deposition work, discovery processes, case trial preparations, and trial assistance. The Senior Associate Attorney should possess a deep understanding of State and Federal court rules and procedures, strong organizational skills for managing a diverse caseload, and excellent writing abilities to effectively communicate with the court, clients, and opposing counsel.

Duties:

  • Conduct thorough legal research to support case strategies and arguments.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, and legal documents.
  • Take and defend depositions of witnesses and experts.
  • Prepare responses to discovery requests and draft discovery requests for opposing parties.
  • Assist in preparing cases for trial, including gathering evidence, managing exhibits, and coordinating with witnesses.
  • Provide trial support, which may include witness preparation and assistance during the trial.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of litigation experience.
  • Proficiency in the practice areas of Labor and Employment, Professional Liability, Class & Collective Actions, and Commercial & Business Litigation.
  • Strong understanding of State and Federal court rules and procedures.
  • Exceptional organizational skills to manage a varied caseload effectively.
  • Excellent writing skills to communicate persuasively with the court, clients, and opposing counsel.

Education:

  • Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Bar admission in the State of Illinois.

Skills:

  • Legal research and analysis.
  • Pleading and legal document drafting.
  • Deposition skills, including taking and defending depositions.
  • Discovery process management.
  • Trial preparation and support.
  • Strong understanding of relevant practice areas.
  • Proficiency in State and Federal court rules and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an experienced Senior Associate Attorney to join a dynamic law firm in Chicago, IL, and contribute to its continued success in complex litigation cases.

With 15 offices concentrated on the two coasts, plus Chicago and Detroit, this firm has national reach and a rising stature. The firm prides itself on offering individual, corporate, and non-profit clients direct and efficient advice, and on charting a course which secures the best long-term outcome. If you are looking to practice litigation, employment, intellectual property, or corporate law at a firm that is just the right size, this could be an ideal match for you.

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