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Associate Attorney 2

Litchfield Cavo LLP
Posted Jan 28
Full Time
Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Litchfield Cavo LLP is a premier insurance coverage and litigation defense law firm founded in 1998 on one principle—client service comes first. Our attorneys operate out of 23 offices, serving clients in more than 35 states nationwide. Collectively, we are a resource of experienced trial attorneys providing creative and responsive service.

Our Chicago, IL office is growing and actively seeking an experienced Litigation Attorney interested in growing their career among our team of staff and attorneys, who value and foster open and honest communication, and act with integrity and professionalism.

Litchfield Cavo offers a competitive compensation plan and an excellent benefits package in a dynamic work environment that provides substantial opportunities for professional development.

OPPORTUNITY | Associate Attorney

Litchfield Cavo seeks a highly-motivated associate attorney with a minimum of two’ licensure. Class action or commercial litigation experience preferred but not required. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of lawyers defending products liability and general litigation matters throughout the United States for various clients within a forward-thinking firm. Position involves heavy writing and legal analysis.

SKILLS And ABILITIES

The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

  • demonstrate strong legal research and analytical skills;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • strong attention to detail with superb organization and prioritization skills;
  • ability to move from case to case; and,
  • knowledge of both state and federal court procedures.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include handling a substantial caseload of products liability and general litigation. The following are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to do this job successfully under the direction of a partner:

  • draft, prepare and handle pleadings, motions, orders and legal memoranda;
  • draft and respond to written discovery and dispositive motions;
  • conduct legal research competently and with proficiency;
  • prepare and take depositions of parties and experts;
  • review client documents, draft case evaluations and status report correspondence; and,
  • assist with and participate in mediations and court appearances;

The firm provides an experienced support staff, current technology, ongoing training, and full-time IT and marketing departments.

Litchfield Cavo LLP supports and encourages workforce diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class in accordance with all applicable laws.