Business and Commercial Litigation Associate

Pittsford, NY 14534, USA Req #179
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Description:   Harris Beach seeks an associate to assist with all types of business and commercial litigation. 


Responsibilities:

  • Represent our clients in courtroom and mediation/arbitration proceedings
  • Take and defend depositions
  • Research various factual and legal issues and collaborate with senior attorneys about strategies
  • Draft memoranda, pleadings, discovery demands and responses, motions, briefs, etc.
  • Examinations of records and transactions underlying business disputes and investigations as to potential client claims

 Qualifications:

  • 4-6+ years' experience in private practice litigation
  • Admission to NYS bar (or ability to waive in)
  • Exceptionally strong writing skills are required
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated high level organizational skills for prioritizing workload 
  • Demonstrated ability to absorb, process and understand, new information rapidly
  • Must be able to manage competing priorities
  • Maintains high standards of performance 
  • Exhibits conscientiousness, dedication, self-discipline, and a sense of responsibility
  • Must have a professional, cooperative, positive and flexible attitude
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities within various levels of the organization
  • Some overnight travel may be required
  • Military experience a plus

Harris Beach is committed to an inclusive environment and we welcome applications from diverse candidates. Harris Beach PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Pittsford, NY 14534, USA