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Associate Attorney - New York

National Litigation Law Group (NLLG) New York, NY
  • Expired: 4 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Reports To: Director of Consumer Litigation

Approved By: Human Resources

Approved Date: November 1, 2017

Position Summary:

As the leader of an individual litigation team, the Associate Attorney oversees litigation strategies for a high volume consumer debt docket. Option to work remotely from Michigan for the right candidate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Perform and oversee all settlement negotiations

· Review and respond to all court pleadings

· Develop and maintain relationships with clients

· Maintain a high volume docket

· Build relationships with opposing counsel and support staff

· Identify both short- and long-term team goals

· Supervise collection of necessary client documents

· Analyze settlement percentage trends and modify accordingly

· Address post settlement issues

· Identify unfair debt collecting practices and file claims in response thereto

· Perform other duties as required and assigned

Qualifications:

· Preferably 2+ years of litigation experience

· Juris Doctor with significant communication and management skills

· Superior analytic skills

· Computer Proficiency

· Must pass criminal background check

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Indirectly supervises legal support staff including legal assistant, litigation paralegal and post-settlement resolution coordinator.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, etc.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and use hands to type or handle paperwork. May be required to sit for long periods of time and/or walk between office locations.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

There is some flexibility when selecting a start time, but the employee must be available during the “core” work hours of the selected schedule and is expected to work a 40 hour week. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

National Litigation Law Group (NLLG)

Why Work Here?

We are OKC's best kept secret! A growing law firm that changes our clients lives!

For far too long, only those consumers with an economic advantage could afford quality legal representation when sued. National Litigation Law Group was founded in 2014 with one mission in mind—to democratize the legal system by providing high quality legal services to consumers at affordable rates. Today, under the leadership of chairman and founder James Sears Bryant, and with strategic guidance from co-owner Lance Conn, NLLG continues to be a change agent, disrupting America’s outdated and inefficient legal industry, helping to level the playing field with creditors, and quickly becoming one of the largest consumer law firms in the United States. Since its inception, NLLG has worked with thousands of consumers in states across the country who have counted on NLLG’s knowledgeable team of dedicated attorneys and support staff to help defend their interests. NLLG is dedicated to finding and applying innovative legal solutions to protect the interests of consumers. NLLG is also building practices in commercial law and other areas that are complementary to its consumer law practice. NLLG has a staff of over 200 employees, including over 45 experienced in-house attorneys licensed in more than 35 states, and experienced paralegals, legal assistants, and negotiators who work alongside NLLG’s attorneys. In addition, NLLG has established a national network of qualified affiliated law firms, many of which are industry leaders. These affiliations help provide our clients with representation in jurisdictions when and where it may be needed across the U.S. NLLG knows its clients come from many different backgrounds and many different parts of the country. NLLG is committed to supporting diversity in our workforce. We believe having a diverse workforce helps us better understand our clients and makes us a more responsive and effective advocate for their interests.

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