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Litigation Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

Experience
2-10 yrs required

Location
Saint Louis, MO, United States

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Jul 12, 2024

Valid Through
Aug 11, 2024

Profile

Job Overview:

A law firm in Saint Louis, MO, is seeking a skilled Litigation Attorney to join their vibrant national trial team. This role involves managing a caseload of litigated claims, preparing them for trial and actively participating in all stages of cases. The attorney will work closely with experienced partners and have the opportunity to make court appearances as part of a team handling toxic tort cases and civil litigation.

Job Duties:

  • Manage a caseload of litigated claims by preparing them for trial
  • Develop case-specific defense strategies
  • Attend depositions, hearings, and mediations
  • Analyze discovery, medical records, expert defense strategy, and motion practice
  • Research legal issues and investigate people, businesses, and worksites
  • Draft briefs, memos, and client updates
  • Participate in all stages of cases and make court appearances
  • Work closely with a success-driven and vibrant national trial team

Requirements:

  • Actively licensed and in good standing with the State of Missouri and the State of Illinois
  • 3-6 years of experience in defense litigation, with toxic tort experience being a plus
  • Substantial deposition experience
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills with superior attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines
  • Client-focused mentality
  • Initiative-taking and welcoming of challenges
  • Self-starter capable of handling multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Understanding the importance of deadlines
  • Ability to work flexibly and independently within a strong team

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school

Certifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri and the State of Illinois

Skills:

  • Critical motion drafting
  • Written discovery
  • Deposition-taking and defending
  • Pretrial motion participation and discovery dispute resolution
  • Strong writing and analytical abilities
  • Superior communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented with a strong sense of initiative

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including potential quarterly and year-end bonuses and referral incentives
  • Hybrid work arrangement
  • Mentorship by experienced partners
  • Camaraderie through work and social activities with the firm’s local and national attorneys
  • Allowance for CLE travel and bar expenses paid by the firm
  • Marketing allowance
  • 401K plan
  • Health & welfare benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans available
  • HSA and FSA plans
  • Company-provided life insurance up to $150k, with additional guaranteed issue life insurance available
  • Company-paid long-term disability coverage and available short-term disability coverage
  • Parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
200 South Wacker Drive, 31st Floor
Chicago
Illinois
United States 60606
Phone : (312) 321-9411
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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