Description:

Don't want to commute to the City? Associate attorney position available for busy litigation practice for local practice. Applicants should have some prior litigation experience and admitted to New York. NJ Admission a plus.

Located in Rockland County, New York, the firm handles a variety of cases, but the Associate would be tasked primarily with commercial and construction matters.

This position requires analytical thinking, exceptional writing and proofreading skills, the ability to work on multiple matters with firm deadlines, the ability to draft and manage discovery issues, basic knowledge and familiarity with court procedure and trial rules, independently conduct research, draft memorandum of law, affidavits, and affirmations, and make appearances in Lower Hudson Valley, New York City and NJ courts.

The firm offers periodic bonuses, three weeks' vacation, and retirement benefits with quality-of-life work hours. Please submit your resume and cover letter or writing sample. Salary to be determined based on experience.

Our Perfect Candidate:
  • Current admission to bar in the state of New York, New Jersey a plus
  • Prior experience is required, 2-3 years in construction litigation, with proven comparable experience with a law firm or as corporate counsel
  • Ability to analyze and draft complex motions is essential
  • High intelligence, problem solving abilities and creativity are essential
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task/delegate cases in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organization, time management and project management skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Some travel may be required