NY Civil Litigation Associates (mid-level)/NJ Workers Compensation Associates/Partner

  • Litchfield Cavo LLP
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jul 06, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

Our  New York City and Cherry Hill, New Jersey offices are growing and have an immediate need for mid-level associates and partners interested in growing their career among our more than 275 attorneys who value our colleagues and foster open and honest communication with integrity and professionalism. 

Associate Attorneys: Litchfield Cavo is seeking well-rounded, highly-motivated, experienced mid-level 5-7 year associates with an eagerness to learn to join our growing commercial defense litigation practice. New York applicants must be licensed in New York with New Jersey license a plus.  This is an exceptional opportunity to handle a variety of matters for nationwide clients with a forward-thinking firm in one or more of the following areas: employment law, professional malpractice, complex commercial liability, trucking/auto litigation and general liability. Please send your resumes to njcareers@litchfieldcavo.com 

Workers Compensation Senior Associate/Partners: The Cherry Hill office is also seeking mid-level to senior attorneys who have an  existing/portable book of workers compensation business (or senior level attorneys who are looking for a platform to build their own national client base). Ideal candidate has at least a small book of portable business and  MUST be able to instantly interact with and service clients at a high level. Please contact njcareers@litchfieldcavo.com   to discuss lateral opportunities with our Cherry Hill office.

SKILLS and ABILITIES

The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily including the following:

  • proactively work independently and as part of a team;
  • demonstrate strong legal research, problem solving and analytical skills;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to negotiate;
  • strong attention to detail with superb organization and prioritization skills;
  • ability to move from case to case;
  • knowledge of both state and federal court procedures; and
  • willingness to expand your abilities and advance in your career

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include handling a substantial caseload involving insurance related employment law, executive professional malpractice, complex commercial liability, trucking/auto litigation and general liability. The following are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to do this job successfully under the direction of a partner:

  • draft, prepare and handle pleadings, motions, orders and legal memoranda;
  • draft and respond to written discovery and dispositive motions;
  • conduct legal research competently and with proficiency;
  • prepare and take depositions of parties and experts;
  • review client documents, draft case evaluations and status report correspondence;
  • assist with and participate in mediations and court appearances; and,
  • interact directly with clients, claim professionals, opposing counsel, colleagues and staff.

To apply, NY and NJ associate applicants please email your CV, writing sample and cover letter with salary requirements to njcareers@litchfieldcavo.com  All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

Litchfield Cavo is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Our Firm supports and encourages workforce diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other status protected by law in any of our recruitment, hiring or placement processes.