Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 24, 2021

Valid Through

Mar 09, 2022

Posted on

Jul 14, 2021

Years of Experience

3-6 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate Should have 3-6 years’ experience in complex, civil rights and/or class action litigation. Take an active role in all aspects of litigation including, drafting legal research memos, litigation/discovery plans, written discovery, document review, taking and defending depositions, motion practice, brief writing, advocacy in court, and client management. Engage in all aspects of investigations and case development, including factual research, legal research, site visits, and client development. Take part in all aspects of settlement negotiations, including drafting structured negotiations agreements, mediation statements, term sheets, settlement agreements, and representing and/or attending negotiation sessions and conferences. Monitor settlement agreements. Assisting at Trial. Conduct client outreach, and development and maintenance of relevant relationships with individuals and organizations within the disability community. Support DRA’s fundraising and communications efforts. Must have excellent writing and advocacy skills. Should have knowledge of legal principles and practices related to high impact or class action litigation. Must have an active license in good standing with the California or New York State Bar.

Additional info

Send: Cover letter (including how learned about this job opening and whether you are seeking employment in CA or NY); Resume; Three professional references (at least two direct supervisors); A list of the major cases have worked on and a description of your role; A writing sample (5-10 pages).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Disability Rights Advocates
40 Worth Street
Tenth Floor
New York City, NY 10013

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