Associate - Defense Litigation

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18
Uniondale, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18

Overview

Description:   We are seeking two associates to support the Mass Torts and Industry-Wide Litigation team in defending large and small companies and insurance carriers in mass tort actions, multi-district litigation and individual products and general liability actions.  Either position can be based in our NYC, Uniondale or White Plains office.

 Responsibilities:

  • Taking and defending depositions on a regular basis
  • Research various issues and collaborate with senior attorneys about strategies
  • Draft memoranda, pleadings, motions, etc.
  • Participate in trial/ADR planning and preparation
  • Represent clients at courtroom appearances

Qualifications:

  • 4-7 years of deposition and courtroom experience in toxic tort matters required
  • One position requires NY admission; other position requires NY and CT admissions
  • Must have familiarity and experience with NY Courts
  • Excellent research skills, writing skills and verbal communication required
  • Must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced, team oriented environment
  • Must have flexibility for frequent travel
  • Military experience a plus
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