Associate Attorney - Litigation

Employer
Jobot
Location
Pittsburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 07, 2024
Closes
Aug 04, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Permanent
Reputable Firm with Structured Growth

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Luke Moussalli
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Salary: $110,000 – $160,000 per year

A bit about us:

We offer individualized, client–driven, and cost–effective legal services across Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. Our diverse practice areas encompass Business Law, Estate Planning, Intellectual Property, Employment and Labor, Real Estate, and more, providing comprehensive legal support. Known for our litigation expertise, we represent insurance carriers, defend against liability claims, and handle complex tort and industrial accident cases. Our attorneys are frequently recognized in "Best Lawyers" and Super Lawyers rankings, highlighting our excellence and expertise. Since 1975, we have grown into a multi–disciplinary practice, adept at managing business transactions, estate planning, and trade secret litigation.

Why join us?

Our firm offers lawyers a platform to develop and grow their practices. Our firm culture enables our lawyers to mold their own niches and develop expertise in emerging industries and new areas of the law.

Job Details

We are looking to hire a full–time litigation attorney for one or more of these areas: insurance coverage, bad faith and defense litigation; business litigation; IP infringement litigation; and employment/trade secret litigation work. Applicant must be licensed at minimum in Pennsylvania and we would prefer someone living in the Western Pennsylvania region. Some deposition, motions, oral argument and/or courtroom experience will be considered favorably. Good writing skills are required. Excellent training, mentoring and benefits will be provided (healthcare insurance, life insurance, 401(k), monthly technology budget, indoor on–site parking pass etc.) and flexible/hybrid work arrangements can be discussed.

Responsibilities:

Assist lead attorneys in handling all aspects of litigation, including: research, writing, drafting pleadings and dispositive motions
Drafting and answering discovery requests and discovery responses
Participating in, or administering large document database management, review and coding, and document production when needed on complex cases
Preparing for, taking and/or participating in depositions
Presenting motions and arguments in court
Substantial client contacts and engagement with litigation teams on complex cases
Assisting in all aspects of strategy, development, and preparation for hearings, agency tribunal proceedings, and participation in trials.

Qualifications:

Law licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum.
2 – 6+ years experience in some or all practice areas of insurance coverage or defense and bad faith litigation, business litigation, IP infringement litigation, employment and trade secrets litigation or cybersecurity and data breach in support or lead roles preferred.
Need strong, high–level research and writing skills and a good understanding of Pennsylvania state and federal law and litigation rules and strategies.
Strong consideration will be given to those with insurance coverage, defense and bad faith litigation experience. Knowledge of IP, trade secrets, and employment law are helpful.
Experience in helping senior lawyers with hearing, trial and courtroom preparation, and other litigation and document management support is a plus.

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