Municipal/Local Government Litigation Attorney

Wilson Elser
Posted Nov 10
Full Time
White Plains, New York

Wilson Elser is currently seeking a Municipal Liability Defense Attorney. This role has the flexibility to be based in either our White Plains or NYC offices but will require travel to White Plains.

The Municipal Litigation group is committed to working collaboratively and strategically to protect and advance the myriad interests of its local government clients. This is an excellent opportunity for lawyers with litigation, employment, and civil rights experience who are looking to grow in their careers and take on increased and substantive defense litigation-based responsibilities.

**The Firm

** Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 1,000 attorneys, across 42 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 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms. The Firm has also been repeatedly recognized for its commitment to diversity, achieving Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certification Plus, and ranked 14th in Law 360’s 2023 Women in Law rankings for gender equity.

**The Position

** **Qualifications


  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in New York State
  • 2+ years of defense litigation
  • Experience with general liability and municipal liability defense matters
  • Ability to integrate into a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Strong writing skills are a must



  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Work closely with other attorneys and partners on legal projects
  • Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports
  • Handle cases involving 1st amendment, police, and land use issues

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

**The annualized salary range for this position is $105,000 to $160,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

** **Interested?

** Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to and putting "Municipal/Local Government Litigation Attorney” in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law