Description:About the Job:
Labaton Sucharow LLP seeks to hire a junior associate (class of 2020 or 2021) for a role with the firm's alternative dispute resolution group. This group represents large numbers of individual consumers in arbitration claims against corporate wrongdoers. Candidates must have a broad interest in consumer protection law, including data privacy and cybersecurity, consumer finance and banking, defective products, and predatory lending.
The successful candidate will have excellent legal analysis, research and writing skills. They should have an interest in practicing across multiple practice areas in a growing, technology-focused area of law. Candidate should also be entrepreneurial, with an interest in assessing potential new matters to be brought on behalf of the firm's clients. A significant portion of this group's work is with cases that are faster moving than traditional class action matters, so an ability to juggle assignments on multiple matters at once is required.
Judicial clerkship experience or pre-law school professional experience is preferred.
Salary Range: $155-160,000 US / Annually