Pittsford office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks environmental associate attorney with 2+ years of experience in litigation. The candidate will assist in providing counsel on federal, state and local environmental statutes, rules and regulations. Will advise private and municipal clients on the environmental review processes required to successfully obtain approvals and complete projects, counsel clients on regulatory compliance, and representing clients in administrative enforcement proceedings, Article 78 proceedings and litigation.
Draft memoranda, pleadings, discovery demands and responses, motions, briefs. Forensic examinations of records and transactions underlying business disputes and investigations as to potential client claims. Research various factual and legal issues and collaborate with senior attorneys about strategies.
Take and defend depositions. Represent the clients in disputes in mediation/arbitration proceedings and/or represent them in court. Represent and appear before municipal boards.
Environmental experience is preferred. Admission to NYS Bar (or ability to waive in) is needed. "This prominent, large, full service, New York law firm is committed to the philosophy that lawyers must be problem solvers.
This firm has experienced rapid growth over the years due to its success, market salaries, and commitment to delivering quality legal services in a cost effective manner. It is at the forefront in electronic commerce and the legal issues arising from the use of the Internet for domestic and international business transactions. Attorneys at this firm are encouraged to become actively involved in their communities and many have served as members of board of directors for numerous corporations and charitable organizations, including hospitals, museums, and shelters.
They believe their commitment to their community is a reflection of the high quality, hard working, dedicated, actively involved people that they are."Additional Skills: The candidate should have exceptionally strong writing skills. Must have excellent verbal communication skill. Should have high level organizational skills for prioritizing workload.
Must have ability to absorb, process and understand new information rapidly. Must be able to manage competing priorities. Maintains high standards of performance.
Should exhibit conscientiousness, dedication, self-discipline and a sense of responsibility. Must have a professional, cooperative, positive and flexible attitude. Ability to work with diverse personalities within various levels of the organization is essential.
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