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Construction Litigation Associate Attorney

Wilson Elser's NYC office is currently seeking Attorneys to join our Complex Tort & General Casualty group.

This is an excellent full-time opportunity for attorneys with defense litigation experience, but also allows for part-time scheduling / flexible work hours, up to 28 hours a week for those who are interested.

The Firm

Wilson Elser i 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 the State of New York
  • 3-5 years of defense litigation experience
  • Experience with construction (NYS Labor Law 200, 240, 241) matters, insurance defense, general liability, and or auto/transportation liability
  • Experience appearing in court for OSHA hearings is a plus
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage a caseload independently and responsibly 
  • Legal project management experience is helpful


Responsibilities

  • Independently manage a caseload involving insurance defense, general liability, auto/transportation liability, or construction (NYS Labor Law)
  • Work closely with other attorneys, team members, 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 "NYC Construction 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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