Wilson Elser’s Florham Park, NJ office is currently seeking an Associate Attorney

This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with civil defense litigation experience who are interested in joining a national law firm. The associate will gain experience with and exposure to practice areas including general liability defense, professional liability, and labor & employment.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves their clients with nearly 800 attorneys across 31 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and are included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal’s survey of the nation’s largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
• JD from an accredited law school
• Admitted to practice in NJ
• 3 – 6 years of defense litigation experience
• Experience with general liability defense matters
• Following experience is a plus, not required: professional liability defense, employment & labor defense
• Superior communication, writing, and research skills
• Legal project management experience is helpful

Responsibilities
• Independently manage a defense litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
• Represent clients in a wide range of civil defense litigation claims
• Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects
• Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
• Communicate with clients and provide status reports

Why Should You Apply?
•Excellent Benefits 
•Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
•Generous PTO plan 
•Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
•Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting “Florham Park Defense Litigation Associate Attorney” in the subject line.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

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