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Staff Attorney - Litigation

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Date Last Verified

Aug 17,2017

Posted on

Dec 19,2016
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Commercial
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Staff Attorney - Litigation The candidate will support all offices in a variety of practice areas, including, commercial litigation, financial services litigation, financial transactions, real estate transactions, contracts, and multi-plaintiff litigations. In addition to billable assignments, will perform certain substantive non-chargeable tasks as necessary, including participation in regular meetings with the Group and other non-billable matters related to the Firm’s business. Provide effective and reliable legal services to clients and supervising attorneys. Strong organization and matter management skills are critical. Provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis in pleadings, memoranda and other written documents. Manage matters from commencement to final resolution. Complete tasks efficiently. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Learn substantive legal topics and factual subject matters as needed. Work professionally with clients, partners, associates and support staff. Work under pressure and to meet deadlines. Perform non-chargeable administrative work and other related work as assigned. Adhere to attorney ethics rules.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree. Must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice; some opportunities for obtaining in-house CLE via Reed Smith University will be available. 5+ years of prior associate-level experience in commercial litigation. Basic knowledge of federal and state court practice, experience preparing answers, discovery, and dispositive and other routine motions required. Case management experience is strongly preferred. Experience using and proficiency with MS Office. Must have 5+ years of prior experience in commercial litigation. Basic knowledge of federal and state court practice, experience preparing answers, discovery, and dispositive and other routine motions required. Case management experience is strongly preferred.

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Job ID: 504528

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