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Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Defense Attorney

Wilson Elser currently seeks a Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Defense Attorney. The team is based in White Plains and has a preference for this location, but is also open to having this role based in either our NYC Midtown or Garden City office.

This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney with experience in medical malpractice and nursing home defense litigation to continue to develop in their careers by joining a team within a large, national firm. The role will require handling matters venued in all counties in lower New York, the boroughs, and Long Island.

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 40 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 NY
  • 2+ years of defense litigation experience
  • Experience in Medical Malpractice preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Legal project management experience is helpful
Responsibilities
  • Independently manage a caseload involving medical malpractice claims
  • 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 "Garden City Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Defense Attorney" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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