Associate Attorney


Friedman Williams

Associate Attorney New York NY

Job ID: 17559

Position Summary: The Insurance Defense Associate plays a crucial role in representing clients in legal proceedings, conducting research, preparing legal documents and pleadings, managing discovery, and assisting partners and clients in legal transactions.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Efficiently manage multiple cases concurrently.
  • Prepare pleadings, motions, and discovery documents promptly for opposing parties.
  • Participate in mediations, hearings, and depositions as required.
  • Interact with clients, resolving problems related to cases.
  • Implement best practices and standards in handling clients and their cases.
  • Evaluate findings, develop strategies, and formulate arguments in preparation for case presentations.
  • Complete reports and projects on time, adhering to partner and client needs/guidelines.
  • Record billable hours accurately and in a timely manner, following client guidelines and firm policy.
  • Maintain a minimum billable time of 1900 hours.

Position Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to comprehend complex matters, identify core issues, and understand applicable legal principles.
  • Proven time-management and organizational skills, including prioritization of issues and tasks.
  • Keen eye for detail, coupled with exceptional research and proofreading abilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal procedures and current developments.
  • Working knowledge of computers, with the ability to maintain, update, and modify documents.
  • Proficiency in relevant technology competencies such as Westlaw and time-billing software.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong research and legal writing skills.
  • Willingness to work additional hours as deemed necessary based on case load.

Educational Requirements and Compensation:

  • J.D. from an accredited ABA law school.
  • 1+  years of experience.
  • Salary commensurate with experience and skills.

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