Suffolk County plaintiff creditor's rights law firm is seeking a litigation associate to actively litigate cases in New York State. The attorney will attend regular court appearances throughout Long Island and the five boroughs. While not required, admission in New Jersey is a plus.
Responsible for managing a caseload of litigated and non-litigated claims.
Develop and implement litigation strategy, review and approve pleadings, discovery, motion practice, settlement agreements and other hands-on drafting related to the firm’s practice.
Work directly with firm senior management and firm clients to lead matters to positive resolution.
Partner with firm paralegal and support staff in producing and responding to legal demands.
Attend court appearances and conduct trials independently.
Preferred: Previous litigation or creditor's rights experience is preferred but not required; additional bar admissions (NJ or CT or MA) a plus.
J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
Admitted to and in good standing with NYS bar.
Self-directed professional with attention to detail and ability to manage workload and
This position requires regular travel. Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to establish trusted partnerships with internal and external clients.
Ability to work as a team player and with collaborative assignments.
Ability to maintain confidential information and acceptable standards of office and professional conduct.