Litigation Associate

Collaborative environment, work/life balance, and career growth

  • Syracuse, NY
  • $90,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Dana Stewart
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A bit about us:

Law firm representing clients across many industries for over 60 years. The firm’s clientele is comprised of businesses and individual clients that provide legal advice on broad range of matters covering more than 20+ different practice areas.



Why join us?

Collaborative culture
Comprehensive benefits package
Growth and advancement encouraged


Job Details



We are seeking a dynamic, motivated, and experienced Litigation Associate to join our esteemed legal team. This is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a high-performing team that handles complex litigation matters on behalf of our diverse clientele. The successful candidate will have a strong litigation background, with a focus on civil litigation and a passion for delivering high-quality legal services. The Permanent Litigation Associate will report directly to the Senior Litigation Partner and will be responsible for managing various aspects of our litigation portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle all aspects of litigation including trial, pre-trial proceedings, depositions, mediation, and investigation.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate various legal documents such as pleadings, motions, briefs, appeals, agreements, contracts, and legal memoranda.
  • Conduct extensive legal research and analysis on various legal issues related to our clients' cases.
  • Represent clients in court hearings, arbitration, and mediation proceedings.
  • Provide legal advice to clients on their rights and obligations, ensuring they are well-informed of the litigation process.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and discretion in handling sensitive client information.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and support staff in the preparation of legal reports, court filings, and case management.
  • Participate in business development activities such as client meetings, seminars, and legal workshops.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in litigation, with a proven track record in civil litigation.
  • Active member of the State Bar in good standing.
  • Exceptional knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, and agency rules.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and litigation support software.
  • Excellent negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex legal arguments clearly and persuicively.
  • High level of professionalism, integrity, and ethical standards.
  • Ability to manage multiple cases simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to think strategically and analytically.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Location
Syracuse, NY
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$90,000 - $150,000