Description:

About the Job:
A Litigation Law Firm provides counseling, litigation and transactional services to condominiums, cooperatives, commercial and residential property owners and real estate investment companies throughout New York City, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties. Our firm is located in lower Manhattan and we are actively seeking a full-time Associate to support all aspects of our fast-paced and continually growing business.

We are seeking an Associate who has experience in New York State Supreme Court and New York City Civil Court litigation. The ideal candidate will have experience in conducting depositions, foreclosures, real estate transactions and landlord/tenant matters. Our firm offers healthcare, dental/vision, life insurance, retirement benefits inclusive of 401(k) employer contributions and profit sharing. Excellent writing skills are required. All applicants must submit a resume and must be admitted to practice law in New York State.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide legal support to clients
  • Maintain client relationships
  • Conduct legal research
  • Attend court appearances in Supreme Court and Civil Court
  • Conduct trials and inquests in Supreme Court and Civil Court
  • Attend condominium and cooperative Board and Owner meetings
  • Draft legal documents including, but not limited to, property purchase and sale contracts, construction contracts, complaints, answers, motions, discovery demands and responses
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team

Qualifications:
  • Admission to the New York State bar is required - applicants pending admission to the New York State bar will not be considered
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong research and writing skills with the ability to produce polished and professional correspondence, memorandums and pleadings

Attention to detail:
  • Motion practice experience
  • Knowledge of trial procedures and trial preparation
  • Ability to manage deadlines
  • Microsoft Office and NYSCEF Proficient