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Litigation Associate Attorney

Wilson Elser’s Philadelphia office is currently seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney with 2+ years’ experience in litigation practice areas with trial experience preferred.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 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.

  • JD from an accredited law school;
  • Must be admitted to practice in PA (NJ and District Courts a plus);
  • 2+ years of litigation experience;
  • Experience in one or more (preferred) in the following areas: logistics, general liability; transportation, catastrophic bodily injury, commercial transaction and insurance coverage
  • Experience with motion practice, oral argument and conducting and defending depositions;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Superior written and oral communication skills;
  • Legal project management experience is helpful;
  • Ability to integrate into a fast-team-oriented environment.
  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, providing litigation support from inception to trial;
  • Represent clients in a wide range of general liability and contractual claims;
  • Collaborate and work closely with colleagues, attorneys and partners on legal projects;
  • Regularly handle state and federal court appearances and depositions;
  • Draft detailed legal opinions, analysis of issues and draft client status reports.
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent benefits including a 401K match;
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training;
  • Unlimited PTO plan;
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities;
  • Corporate discount plans;
  • Competitive compensation package;

The annualized salary range for this position is $105,000 to $160,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

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 “Philadelphia 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 law.


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