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Nursing Home Defense Attorney

2/23/23 | Albany, NY

Wilson Elser currently seeks a Nursing Home Defense Attorney. The team is based in White Plains but is open to having this role based in Albany, NY as well.

This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney with experience in nursing home defense litigation to continue their career development and professional advancement with a large, national firm. The role will require one to handle matters venued in counties located in upstate New York.

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
  • Must be admitted to practice in NY
  • 5+ years of defense litigation experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Legal project management experience is helpful
  • Experience in the defense of nursing home negligence matters
  • Independently manage a caseload involving the defense of nursing home negligence 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
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • Unlimited  PTO plan
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

The annualized salary range for this position is $135,000 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 "Albany 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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