Litigation Associate

Seattle, WA 98101

Posted: 11/19/2018 Industry: Legal Job Number: 110120049692

To be considered for the position, applicants must demonstrate an exemplary academic background,

outstanding communication and writing skills, and a positive, collaborative attitude.




Core Responsibilities

¢ Participate in all phases of civil litigation, from the pleading stage through trial;

¢ Engage in discovery, including drafting written discovery, reviewing documents, and preparing

for and defending/taking depositions;

¢ Factual and legal research;

¢ Written and oral motions practice;

¢ Pretrial and trial practice.
Basic Requirements• 2-4 years of complex litigation experience;• J.D. Degree from an ABA accredited law school;• Excellent academic credentials;• Admitted to the WSBA, or actively obtaining Washington license;• Ability to travel occasionally;• Highest standards of ethics and professional integrity.Preferred Qualifications• The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter seeking professional challenges and the opportunityto assume substantive responsibility in complex cases;• Experience counseling parties in a variety of pre-dispute and dispute resolution contexts;• Hands-on experience with commercial and business litigation;• Ability to manage a large number and variety of projects and to work independently, often in afast-paced environment;• Experience with electronic discovery and large document productions;• Keen business sense, with an ability to find creative solutions to legal issues and to balance legalrisks against business interests;• Ability to work as a team player who can manage paralegals and legal assistants cooperatively, efficiently, and respectfully;• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;• Demonstrated proficiency in working closely with and advising senior attorneys;• Ability to manage competing demands.
To be considered for the position, applicants must demonstrate an exemplary academic back ground, outstanding communication and writing skills and a positive, collaborative attitude.Core Responsibilities Participate in all phases of civil litigation, from the pleading stage through trial; Engage in discovery, including drafting written discovery, reviewing documents, and preparing for and defending/taking depositions; Factual and legal research; Written and oral motions practice; Pretrial and trial practice.
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