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Defense Litigation Associate Attorney

11/20/18 | Livonia, MI

Wilson Elser's Livonia, Michigan office is looking for an Associate Attorney to join their growing and dynamic team. 

This associate attorney will support the continued growth of the Michigan office and the firm's insurance defense litigation practice. This is an ideal position for an attorney looking to take the next step in their career by joining an office with a tight-knit, team-based environment connected to the network of a national law firm. 

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves their clients with nearly 800 attorneys across 37 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and are included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Must be admitted to practice in MI
  • 2 - 5 years of defense litigation experience
  • Experience with general liability, and/or trucking/transportation liability 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Legal project management experience is helpful

Responsibilities

  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Represent clients in a wide range of insurance defense claims
  • Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects
  • Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting "Michigan Defense Litigation Associate Attorney" in the subject line.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

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