A National Litigation Law Firm, a national litigation firm, is seeking an Associate Attorney for its very active toxic tort (asbestos) / product liability practice group in our New York City office. This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys looking to hone their litigation skills and take responsibility for the day-to-day management of an assigned case load while still being afforded the benefit of working in a team environment and receiving training and mentorship from partners with deep experience in these practice areas. This is a hybrid position, with a flexible mixture of remote and intermittent in-office attendance.

We seek candidates with:
  • Current, active license to practice law in New York. Dual licensure with surrounding states (NJ, PA, CT or MA) desirable;
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in civil litigation including experience in drafting pleadings, written discovery; motions and other related litigation documents; performing legal research; taking and defending depositions; reporting to clients and/or insurance carriers; and other facets of the litigation process;
  • Prior toxic tort experience preferred, but not required;
  • Excellent legal research, writing and advocacy skills;
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • Proven ability to analyze complex legal issues and produce top quality work;
  • A willingness to be proactive and take ownership of projects and assignments;
  • Experience handling mediations/arbitrations desirable.

This position offers exponential opportunities for career advancement within a well-established, but growing organization. Our attorneys work on sophisticated and challenging matters in a collaborative team environment. Associates take ownership of case management (along with a supervising partner) and have the ability to handle all aspects of a file from inception through resolution/trial.