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Litigation Associate Attorney

4/12/21 | Atlanta, GA

Wilson Elser's Atlanta office is looking for a Litigation Associate to join a team of exceptional professionals in a collaborative environment to represent sophisticated clients confronted with complex legal challenges.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated self-starter with defense litigation experience who has a powerful motivation to grow professionally and contribute to the success of the firm. The senior associate will gain experience with and exposure to practice areas including general liability, insurance defense, commercial litigation, premises & product liability, property rights, transportation and labor & employment litigation.

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

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in the state of Georgia
  • Admitted to practice in North Carolina and South Carolina a plus
  • 2+ years of defense litigation experience
  • Experience handling general liability, premises & product liability, transportation, property rights, employment litigation and insurance defense
  • Superior communication, writing, and research skills
  • Experience handling discovery and motions
  • Experience handling court appearances and depositions
  • Trial experience a plus
  • Legal project management experience is helpful
  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Represent clients in a wide range of civil defense litigation claims
  • Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects
  • Regularly handle court appearances and conduct 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
  • Competitive compensation package

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 and putting "Atlanta Litigation Associate 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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