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Litigation - General Attorney in Queens, 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

Queens, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

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Assistant Corporation Counsel-Pre Trial The candidate will participate in all phases of litigation, including but not limited to pleadings, depositions, motion practice, court appearances and general discovery matters. The hired attorneys will handle the pre-trial phrase of a full range of tort cases brought against the City. Will focus on drafting and arguing affirmative and responsive motions, requesting document discovery, preparing discovery responses, conducting depositions and making court appearances in both Civil and Supreme Courts for preliminary and compliance conferences. Must be admitted to practice in New York and have 1+ year of civil litigation experience. Should preferably possess strong organizational, time management, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Prior municipal tort litigation and trial experience is preferred. Application deadline: 03/19/2018.

Additional info

Job ID: 335894. Send cover letter and resume as one document under “resume” and a writing sample under “cover letter”.

Company info

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