We are a national consumer-advocacy law firm providing representation to clients who have fallen into financial difficulty. With our young and growing firm, we offer the opportunity to broaden and develop your legal career in a practice that is rich in variety and challenges. If you desire to work with other talented people who share your passion for delivering excellent service to our clients, then a career with us may be a perfect fit for you!
Our firm is based in New York City and we are currently seeking a full-time Associate Attorney for our satellite office in Virginia. This position entails working with managing attorneys and support staff exclusively through communications via telephone, e-mail, and Skype. This position imparts broad responsibilities and exposes you to a range of legal issues related to consumer protection, including transactional and civil litigation matters.
Required Skills & Experience:
Must be currently admitted to practice law in Virginia(multiple-state admission is a big PLUS)
Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience at a law firm
Must be able to work independently as well as in collaboration with others
Possess superior organizational & time-management skills necessary to meet strict time deadlines
Highest ethical standards and professional integrity
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Proficiency in LexisNexis is a plus
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to partner with employees of all levels throughout the organization
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintaining and supervising a heavy & diversified caseload of the firm’s clients in Virginia.
Drafting pleadings, motions, legal memoranda, stipulations of settlement, etc.
Communicating with clients regarding their respective matters
Communicating with opposing parties to resolve/settle claims
Legal research related to simple and complex issues in contract law and other areas of consumer law
What We Offer:
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with expertise and previous experience
Training & Guidance
Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
401K Benefits with Employer Match
Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Promotion & Growth opportunities
An incredible team of smart and supportive people!