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Toxic Tort Associate Attorney

2/23/23 | Madison, NJ

Wilson Elser's Madison, NJ office is currently seeking an Attorney for their Toxic Tort litigation practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with experience in products liability and toxic tort law who are interested in joining a growing, dynamic team as part of a national law firm. This position gives the attorney excellent opportunities to litigate on their feet in court from conferences and motions through trials, while also interacting directly with clients, partners and staff in a team approach to litigation.

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.

The Position

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York
  • 4+ years of litigation experience preferred
  • Experience with asbestos litigation preferred
  • Experience with other insurance defense, and toxic torts is a plus
  • Environmental litigation experience is also a plus but not required
  • Strong communication, writing, and research skills
  • Work on multiple cases simultaneously from inception through trial as part of a coordinated defense litigation team
  • Attend depositions for multiple types of defendants defending multiple types of varied products
  • Primary drafting of client reports, motions, pretrial disclosures, settlement releases and other legal filings
  • Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on the legal defense of matters in potential bet the business litigation matters with a participation in development and implementation of strategy
  • Interaction with clients in due diligence projects, and with adversaries in meet and confer discovery issues.
  • Argument of motions and attendance at conferences before NY Judges, and arguments and conferences before the Special Master.
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

The annualized salary range for this position is $125,000 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 "Florham Park, Toxic Tort 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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