Civil Rights Associate

  • Prison Abuse
  • New York
  • $150,000 to $175,000 + Bonuses + Benefits
  • JOB-2374 SGL

A leading New York Plaintiff’s Personal Injury firm are seeking a high-level attorney to join their prison abuse team.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience as an attorney practising civil litigation, preferably prison abuse
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice in New York (New Jersey license a plus)
  • The ability to take independent and decisive action with minimal direct supervision
  • Excellent writing, analytical, negotiation, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to prioritize demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of analyzing complex legal issues and communicating legal advice clearly and concisely
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Consistency of principles, values, and behaviour (complying with established rules, policies and procedures)
  • A team player with a positive attitude, a high level of professional ethics and good legal and business judgement
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite

The Company:

A prominent full-service law firm established for over 40 years, this firm’s nationally renowned attorneys are committed to ensuring the best results for its clients through persistence and zealous representation.  With a track record of achieving successful resolutions to some of the most challenging cases in the industry, the firm’s attorneys in turn enjoy highly competitive remuneration packages plus an extensive range of benefits, including:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Competitive referral program
  • Comprehensive retirement plan