Construction Litigation Associate

POSITION: Construction Litigation Associate 

LOCATION: Garden City, New York

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Generous compensation, plus Bonus, Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, generous vacation and sick/personal days, paid holidays, 401K, and more!

ORGANIZATION: Renowned New York Law Firm

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represent clients across a broad array of matters

  • Manage state and federal litigation independently

  • Negotiate transactions, formalize transaction deals, and handle all related administrative matters, such as compliance and due diligence

  • Conduct discovery

  • Conduct depositions on a regular basis

  • Attend court appearances and make procedural decisions, including motion practice

  • Assist partners and other associates with discovery, as needed

  • Provide “white-glove” service to high-profile and high net-worth clients, where applicable

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • J.D. required

  • 3+ years of construction litigation experience required

  • Strong understanding of New York Construction Law (e.g., the Lien Law, prompt payment provisions, public and private contracting) 

  • Proficiency with eDiscovery and case management software

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.

  • Desire for career advancement and leadership opportunities

  • Strong motivation to excel in the legal field