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Litigation - General Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

The New York City Law Department

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

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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.

Additional info

Job ID: 334652. Send cover letter; resume and a writing sample.

Company info

Stuart Smith
Director
The New York City Law Department
900 Sheridan Avenue
6th Fl.
Bronx, NY 10451-3384