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Associate Attorney

Company: Barry McTiernan and Moore LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are A law firm that offers a collaborative environment with a commitment to our employees, clients, and community. Our employees learn and grow by doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. We work hard together, celebrate our successes and bond through our uniqueness as individuals. Practice Areas Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC is a full-service defense litigation firm. Since 1930, BMM has represented Fortune 500 companies in complex, high-exposure cases. The firm handles general liability claims across various practice areas including negligence, NY State Labor Law claims, Toxic Tort, general liability, premises liability, products liability, and other defense matters. We are proud of our metric-based approach to litigation management. Our team delivers nuanced perspectives to elevate strategy and surface highly effective solutions. We are committed to efficiently and effectively advancing the interests of our clients and arriving at the best results. What role you will play - Attorney Role (Negligence Premises background) Barry McTiernan & Moore's New York office is currently seeking an Associate Attorney to join our General Litigation group. BMM is seeking an Associate with 4 to 8 years of experience handling the defense of general liability and property claims. Candidates must be admitted in NY for a minimum of three years. Candidates must possess experience in all phases of pre-trial litigation as well as strong organization, writing and analytical skills. We value collaboration and diversity among our team members and seek to make the practice of law a rewarding experience. Trial experience not required but a plus. Responsibilities Represent clients in all phases of litigation, including discovery, Meticulous compliance with firm and client billing and reporting guidelines. Attend court appearances, hearings, depositions, and case management conferences. Conduct complex legal research and discovery. Draft discovery demands and responses, motions, case evaluations summaries, settlement agreements, pleadings, and legal memoranda and other case handling materials in response to client guidelines. Experience and Qualifications Admission in NY required. 3-5 years as an Attorney in a defense firm with focus on negligence, and premises cases. Superior court knowledge and experience arguing cases. Superior case management and advocacy skills. Experience drafting briefs and pleadings. Experience taking and defending depositions. Demonstrate strong organizational skills, time management and adherence to strict deadlines. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and driven with a commitment to excellence. Proficient in Westlaw and/or Lexis. Barry McTiernan & Moore is a firm which focuses their commitment to both our clients and employees! We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. It matters to our firm that we recruit a diverse workforce to be a part of the BMM family. Please consider joining our team by sending your resume and cover letter including salary expectation. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: $110,000 - $160,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Barry McTiernan and Moore LLC, New York , Associate Attorney, Legal , New York, New York

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