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Posted: 09/14/2023 Industry: LAW Job Number: 13873 Pay Rate: $85K - $120K ANNUALLY

Job Description

Legal practice, named one of the 2023 best companies to work for in New York and one of the fastest-growing regional law firms specializing in insurance defense with more than 50 attorneys in 6 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, is looking for several 1-5 year associate applicants admitted to NY Bar for its industry-leading general liability practice groups. These positions will allow associates to handle their own cases and gain invaluable litigation experience through depositions, court appearances, motion practice, and litigation with some of the best ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) trial attorneys in the United States on the largest litigated matters currently ongoing in the country. Candidates must currently be licensed to practice in New York or have a scheduled admission date. This position has a hybrid remote schedule with 3 days in office and 2 days at home. Salary depends on experience and discretionary bonuses are available. Company offers medical, vision, dental, 401(k) with 4% match, paid maternity leave, paid paternity leave, and PTO.

-Represent clients in litigation defense matters
-Handle complex cases
-Draft pleadings, discovery, and motions
-Conduct legal research
-Make court appearances in courts in Westchester County
-Provide exemplary legal counsel and representation

Job Requirements

-Admission to NY Bar
-Exceptional writing and proofreading skills
-Ability to analyze cases
-Ability to work on multiple matters with strict deadlines
-Basic knowledge and familiarity with NY and potentially NJ court procedures
-Billing requirements of 1950 hours annually (cases sourced by the firm), anything over is $50/hour to 2000 hours, and anything over 2000 hours is $75/hour

Meet Your Recruiter

Nicholas Russo
Senior Account Manager

Nick has been working in the staffing/recruiting industry since 2015 and started with RJ-Staffing in 2021. Born, raised, and still residing in Westchester, Nick has an extensive personal and professional network in the NYC-Metro area, which has been an asset to the firm. When he’s not expertly consulting businesses in the NYC-Metro area on best hiring practices, diligently working to land his candidates more rewarding career opportunities, or helping achieve consensus on the daily RJ-Staffing lunch order, you can find him on the golf course, on the dance floor, or spending quality time with his family.

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