Description:

A National Litigation Law Firm has an immediate opening for a Senior Associate attorney to join its Chicago office. We are seeking an experienced (4-6 years) civil litigator for our General Liability Practice Group and Toxic Tort Practice Group. Successful candidates will have exceptional research, writing, and litigation skills.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Proactive case management from start to finish in both state and federal courts
  • Drafting of pleadings, written discovery, motions, and research therefore
  • Frequent client communications and reporting
  • Comprehensive legal analysis, case evaluations, and strategy recommendations
  • Expert witness coordination and collaboration
  • Deposition, court hearing, and mediation attendance
  • Trial preparation and attendance

Qualifications:
  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice in Illinois (other states a plus, but not required)
  • 4-6 years litigation and Toxic Tort experience in both state and federal courts
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to manage caseload proactively from start to finish
  • Strong work ethic, ability to self-manage and work in a team environment
  • Strong research ability, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills
  • Desire to deliver exceptional client service and contribute to continued client development