Litigation Associate Attorney

Job Title
Litigation Associate Attorney
Job ID
27086526
Location
Atlanta,  GA
Other Location
Description

About Us:

Lewis & Associates is a global professional staffing and recruitment search firm specializing in strategic solutions for Legal and Administrative staffing. We make every effort to ensure the highest degree of professionalism and integrity in the staffing process. Helping companies overcome their staffing challenges, as well as assisting job seekers in finding the perfect position. We understand the demanding role of recruiting to source the highest level of professionals while incorporating proven, innovative, and successful recruiting techniques of the past, present, and future. Since your needs are constantly changing, we want to make getting the help you need as easy as possible.

Job Description:

Our client is an international law firm that provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 800 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, the firm offers a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.

The firm has gained acclaim for our innovative Lean client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and they continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with their clients.

The firms efforts have contributed to their recognition by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service within the 2015 BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team and being named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms.

international law firm that provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 800 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, the firm offers a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.

The firm has gained acclaim for our innovative Lean client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and they continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with their clients.

The firms efforts have contributed to their recognition by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service within the 2015 BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team and being named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms.

Qualifications:

An international law firm with more than 900 attorneys, has an exciting opportunity in an Atlanta office for a Litigation Associate with 3-5 years of experience in commercial litigation.  The successful candidate will have experience with construction-related transactional matters and a broad range of business litigation, including construction and real estate litigation. The ideal candidate will have significant experience (i) drafting, reviewing and negotiating construction contracts; (ii) representing owners and contractors in construction-related disputes involving delays, non-payment, mechanic’s liens, defective work, and other breach of contract and tort claims; and (iii) litigating commercial disputes involving breach of contract claims and business-related torts, such as tortious interference with business and contractual relations and breach of fiduciary duty.  Meaningful litigation experience in the following areas is required: responding to and issuing discovery, drafting motions and supporting memoranda, eDiscovery, managing productions, and creating privilege logs.

We are looking for someone who is ready to commit to being a strong commercial litigator, and who has keen problem-solving and people skills.  We require excellent academic credentials (prefer law review and/or judicial clerkship), and excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills.  The firm offers a uniquely collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm.

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