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Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

Harris Beach PLLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Oct 13,2017

Posted on

Sep 23,2017

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Profile

Associate – Complex Liability Defense The candidate will support the Product Liability & Comprehensive General Liability team in defending high exposure tort claims against municipalities and other insured defendants in state courts. Early and ongoing evaluation of personal injury and property damage matters and recommending a course of litigation through summary judgment, ADR or trial; Conducting early stage meetings with clients to plan litigation strategy; Supervise document collection and review in furtherance of case strategy; Taking and defending depositions on a regular basis; Supervise junior associates and paralegals in drafting of memoranda, pleadings, motions, etc.; Draft client reports synthesizing legal issues and explaining merits and pitfalls of proposed course of litigation; Cultivate and work with medical, engineer and other expert witnesses to prepare for motions and trial; Draft complex summary judgment motions, mediation briefs and trial motions; Represent clients at courtroom appearances and ADR sessions; Participate in trials.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be admitted in New York, admission in New Jersey or Connecticut a plus; 5-7 years of experience in complex tort litigation required, trial experience a plus; Experience managing e-discovery a plus; Legal experience in the public sector a plus; Ability and willingness to work independently under light supervision of responsible partner; Superlative research skills, writing skills and verbal communication required; Must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced, team oriented environment; Military experience a plus.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Harris Beach PLLC
100 Wall Street
New York City, NY 10005