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Defense Litigation Associate Attorney

1/11/19 | New York, NY

Wilson Elser's New York office is currently seeking a Defense Litigation Associate Attorney.

This is an excellent opportunity for lawyers with litigation experience who are looking to grow in their careers and take on increased and substantive defense litigation based responsibilities.

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 New York
  • 2 -5 years of defense litigation
  • Experience with insurance defense, general liability, auto/transportation liability, and or construction (NYS Labor Law) matters
  • Ability to integrate into a fast-team-oriented oriented environment
  • 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 "New York 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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