Litigation, General Negligence, Commercial, Construction LaborExp.: 5 - 10 YearsSalary: $95,000 - $150,000 Yearly
Position Summary: A Bergen County based Real Estate Development and Construction management firm is seeking a trail attorney with minimum 5 years experience of handling cases from inception of litigation through verdict or settlement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide legal support on various litigation matters in federal and state courts
Attend depositions, court conferences and trials.
Manage pleadings and documentary discovery.
Evaluate liability and damages.
Conduct legal research and prepare brief motions.
Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.
Supervise junior attorneys, paralegals, and outside counsel as necessary.
Review and provide legal advice on commercial transactions including contracts and other documents to assist transactional attorney team.
Must meet performance standards including attendance and punctuality.
Education and Experience:
Juris Doctorate Degree; admitted to practice in New Jersey required, and New York State preferred
Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in litigation of general negligence, commercial and Construction Labor Law cases required.
Ability to strategize for litigation, respond timely to court deadlines, perform oral arguments at motion hearings; Excellent understanding of legal principles as they relate to federal and state court procedures
Must have tried a minimum 5 cases to verdict.
Knowledge of Microsoft 365 required.
Knowledge of land use, development, and planning is a plus.
Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to work well as part of a team and interact with non-legal operational staff and outside counsel
Superb initiative, ability and desire to work independently and assertively
Strong organizational skills with ability to balance paperwork with court appearances and depositions are required.
Ability to multitask and efficiently prioritize work required.
Superior research skills and the ability to analyze complex matters required.
Must meet performance standards including attendance and punctuality
Strongly Desired: Knowledge of laws, regulations, and decisions affecting a General Contractor and Developer.
Other Requirements: Ability to travel to court appearances, site inspections and depositions throughout the New York Metropolitan area occasionally.
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