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Location Michigan - Detroit
Job ID YT7Z192314
Litigation - General/Commercial
Detroit office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks commercial litigation associate attorney with 2-10 years of experience. The candidate will serve in cases of global automotive supplier disputes, trade secret disputes, shareholder oppression cases, breach of contract matters, and other types of complex commercial litigation. Will draft pleadings, conduct research, attend hearings, conduct depositions, manage and advise clients, and provide high-level support and assistance to partner-level litigation attorneys during all phases of litigation. Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses involved in litigation. Manage new and existing client relationships. Conduct research and draft memos for partners. Draft pleadings, motions, and briefs. Attend legal proceedings, such as motion hearings, evidentiary hearings, mediations, and depositions. Assist with all areas of discovery including: drafting discovery requests, drafting responses to discovery requests, preparation of initial disclosures, and witness preparation. Work with partner-level attorneys to determine documents and information to produce, manner of production, and selection of vendors. Organize, review, and maintain documents produced; perform, supervise, or coordinate coding of case documents and development of databases and/or other litigation support applications. Review and analyze documents for responsiveness to discovery requests. Monitor the status and completeness of discovery responses. Review and assemble deposition, trial, and motion exhibits. Index and summarize deposition testimony and exhibits. Gather impeaching materials for adverse experts including prior testimony, transcripts, articles, and publications. Prepare trial materials. Attend and assist at pretrial, trial, and post-trial proceedings. Must be proficient in the use of on-line legal research services and legal resources. Should have experience with use of document/discovery databases (Relativity). Must be admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan.
The candidate should have superior intellect and quick grasp of complex legal issues, as evidenced by superior grades in law school and/or work experience in similar settings. Must have strong work ethic and willingness to work as needed to get any task done. Good organizational and project management skills essential. Must have superior legal writing skills. Excellent oral communication required. Must have sound judgment. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Ability to work collaboratively and as a member of a team with internal and external contacts. Ability to adapt to a changing environment and situations. Proven willingness to work hard in a fast-paced atmosphere. Must be a graduate of an accredited law school.
One of the largest and established law firms based in Michigan, with offices in Michigan and elsewhere, this firm has played and continues to play significant role in industrial and manufacturing industries in and around Detroit. This is a full service law firm, whose practice area includes corporate, litigation, tax, intellectual property, and other types of law. The firm has an impressive list of global clients. The lawyers graduated from both regional and national law schools, with high academic honors. The environment at the firm is collegial, but lawyers are expected to work hard and long. Fortunately, lawyers are compensated well at the firm, and generally its lawyers enjoy their work and their colleagues. An excellent opportunity awaits outstanding attorneys with top credentials.
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