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Director Attorney - Defense Litigation

Company: Jobot
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ian JackAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $150,000 - $180,000 per yearA bit about us:This mid-sized law firm of 100+ attorneys in more than a dozen offices throughout the country, has a passion for superior work, a distinctive culture rooted in mass tort litigation, and an obsession with exceptional client service. The firm serves as regional, national, and trial counsel to Fortune 500 companies with multiple operations located in the most dangerous plaintiff jurisdictions in the country. Their clients come from the energy, construction, manufacturing, technology, transportation, insurance, and liability-related industries. In addition to mass toxic torts, the firm also offers legal services concerning commercial disputes and liability-related defense.Why join us?Company Benefits

  • Hybrid work schedule (2 days at home & 3 days in the office)
  • Competitive Salary
  • 20 PTO days & 11 paid holidays
  • 401k Match
  • Health Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Year End BonusJob DetailsJob Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Proactive case management from start to finish in both state and federal courts
    • Drafting of pleadings, written discovery, motions, and research
    • Frequent client communications and reporting
    • Comprehensive legal analysis, case evaluations, and strategy recommendations
    • Identify, analyze, and develop solutions for complex liability issues
    • Evaluate legal developments, assess impact on claims, and communicate developments
    • Expert witness coordination and collaboration
    • Deposition, court hearing, and mediation attendance
    • Communicate and negotiate with outside counsel, mediators, and the Court towardssuccessful outcomes
      • Manage Team of Attorneys in Multiple Local Jurisdictions
      • Regular Communication with National and Regional Coordinating Counsel
      • Trial preparation and attendanceQualifications:
        • J.D. degree from an accredited law school
        • Licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey (other states a plus, but not required)
        • 10+ years civil litigation and Toxic Tort experience in both state and federal courts
        • Knowledge of and experience within the Philadelphia asbestos bar
        • Demonstrated ability and desire to manage a large caseload proactively from start to finish
        • Demonstrated ability and desire to manage associate attorneys and staff
        • Demonstrated ability and desire to mentor and train attorneys and staff
        • Strong work ethic, ability to self-manage and work in a team environment
        • Strong research ability, written and oral communication skills
        • Strong organization and problem-solving skills
        • Desire to deliver exceptional client service and contribute to continued client developmentInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

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