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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

Richmond, VA

Date Last Verified

Nov 17,2017

Posted on

Jun 20,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Commercial
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Staff Attorney - Litigation Duties: Provide effective and reliable legal services to clients and supervising attorneys. Provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis in pleadings, memoranda and other written documents. Manage matters from commencement to final resolution, including management of local counsel in other jurisdictions. 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. Strong 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 litigating under the FCRA, TCPA, and FDCPA, is preferred. Experience using and proficiency with MS Office. Strong organization and matter management skills are critical.

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Review:

"Great Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on September 25, 2017

Pay more in order to avoid turnover. Offer more training.

Pros : The lawyers are very intelligent and friendly. There are many resources and good benefits.
Cons : The compensation is not very good. There is a lack of opportunity for upward mobility.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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