Environmental and Tort Associate Attorney Job in Kansas City, MO Near Me - 313463 | BCGSearch.com

Environmental and Tort Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Missouri - Kansas City

Job ID YMQM313463

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 4 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Environmental Law - Litigation - DefenseToxic Tort - Defense

2024-02-22 01:32:44

A leading law firm in Kansas City is searching for a dedicated Environmental and Tort Associate Attorney to become a vital asset to their dynamic practice group. The candidate will be instrumental in defending and advising clients in the waste disposal, manufacturing, and energy development sectors. With 2-4 years of experience in toxic tort, environmental litigation, and/or environmental regulatory counseling, you have the opportunity to excel in a role that includes defending toxic tort cases, citizen suits, and administrative enforcement actions in various forums. Your responsibilities will also encompass interpreting environmental regulations, permitting, and advocating for client interests in evolving environmental issues. The firm offers competitive compensation and benefits, creating a professional, challenging, yet comfortable work environment for your career growth.

As an Environmental and Tort Associate Attorney, you will play a vital role in the ever-evolving field of environmental law. Your duties include defending clients in toxic tort cases, citizen suits, and administrative enforcement actions across federal, state, and administrative forums. You will navigate complex environmental regulations, permitting, and clean-up processes, collaborating with consultants and experts to represent clients' interests. Additionally, you will interpret and advise clients on emerging environmental issues and regulatory developments, advocating for their interests in the evolving landscape of environmental law.

The ideal candidate for this position will have 2-4 years of experience in toxic tort, environmental litigation, and/or environmental regulatory counseling. Your understanding of environmental laws, including the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, and state-law counterparts, will be a valuable asset. Your ability to represent clients in clean-up actions under CERCLA, interpret regulatory developments, and advocate for clients' interests is highly regarded. The firm values diversity, inclusivity, and professional growth, making it an ideal place for those who thrive in a collaborative and supportive work environment.

This law firm was started in the early 1850s and has offices in New York, Boston, Denver, Overland Park, Boulder, Springfield, Chicago, Kansas, Los Angeles, St. Louis and Jefferson City. Its practice areas are environmental, wealth strategies, labor and employment, real estate, banking and creditor's rights litigation, energy, toxic and mass tort, intellectual property, tax and employee benefits, healthcare, product liability, medical malpractice and personal injury, government relations and policyholder and insurance coverage.

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