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Defense Litigation Associate Attorney

Wilson Elser's White Plains office is currently seeking a Defense Litigation Associate Attorney.

This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys looking to take on engaging, substantive responsibilities as part of a general liability defense team within a national firm. The associate attorney will work on a tight-knit, dynamic team alongside experienced Partners and other Associates. 

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
  • Must be admitted to practice in the state of New York
  • 1 - 5 years litigation experience
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas: general liability, torts, transportation, and labor law
  • Excellent legal writing and communication skills
  • Legal project management experience is helpful

Responsibilities

  • Independently manage a caseload, working cases from beginning to end.
  • Represent clients in a wide range of insurance coverage and defense claims
  • Provide clients with insurance coverage advice on a variety of subjects, relating to a variety of different matters
  • 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 "White Plains 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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