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Defense Litigation Associate Attorney

Wilson Elser's Edwardsville, IL office is currently seeking a Defense Litigation Associate Attorney.

This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with strong civil defense litigation experience. They will be taking on an important, leadership role as part of a dynamic and growing office, contributing to the overall success of a national law firm.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 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 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in Illinois; admitted in Missouri preferred
  • Bar memberships in Iowa, Kansas, Arkansas, or Nebraska a plus
  • 4-6 years of general liability and complex litigation experience
  • Experience with professional liability preferred 
  • Superior communication, writing, and research skills
  • Legal project management experience is helpful

Responsibilities

  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • 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 "Edwardsville 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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