Wilson Elser's New Orleans’ office is currently seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney.
This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with General Commercial Litigation, Maritime Law and Insurance Defense litigation experience who are interested in joining a dynamic team as part of a national law firm.
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.
·JD from an accredited law school
·Must be admitted to practice in Louisiana
·6+ years of experience
·Maritime law, General Commercial Litigation, Commercial and Products Liability or Personal Injury experience preferred
·Experience drafting discovery and motions a must
·Experience handling court appearances, depositions and trial experience a plus
·Excellent research and writing skills
·Superior written and oral communication skills
·Manage a litigation caseload from inception to completion either independently or under the supervision of other attorneys
·Conduct excellent legal research and provide thoughtful written analyses of legal questions
·Draft motions and briefs with minimal supervision
·Work closely with other attorneys to provide recommendations for resolving legal issues
·Communicate with clients and provide detailed reports on case status
·Handle depositions and court appearances
Why Should You Apply?
·Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
·Generous PTO plan
·Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
·Corporate Discount Plans
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting "New Orleans Litigation Associate Attorney" in the subject line.
We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.
While Wilson Elser's heritage and primary focus is insurance defense, it increasingly has expanded into the corporate and transactional realms in order to better serve its clients. Along these lines, the firm currently has a broad range of practice areas, members of which will often work on multidisciplinary and/or multijurisdictional teams in order to identify sound, comprehensive and innovative solutions to complex legal issues.