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Assistant Corporation Counsel The candidate will be responsible for analyzing a high volume of newly filed tort cases involving named City employees on a daily basis. Will interview employees and review of case related documents in order to make a recommendation on representation decisions. Review and sign a variety of pleadings on a daily basis, and perform other litigation tasks as required including drafting affirmative and defensive motions; identify and refer matters for settlement; and generally participate in the settlement process. Responsible for data compilation and analysis, and updating on-line electronic databases, including Outlook calendars and Excel spreadsheets. Must be admitted and in good standing with the NYS Bar and have 1+ year of litigation experience, preferably in municipal tort law, following graduation from an ABA accredited law school. Should have solid knowledge of municipal tort law and the CPLR; solid knowledge of and experience in personal-injury-case evaluation and valuation of injuries; strong interpersonal skills; and excellent judgment. Deadline: 17 March 2018.
Job ID: 334652. Send cover letter; resume and a writing sample.
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