Litigation Attorney

Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C. is currently seeking a smart and talented Attorney to join our litigation team in New Hyde Park, New York (11042) as a junior associate.

The ideal candidate will be capable of excelling in a high-quality legal environment, and motivated to become a long-term member of a close-knit legal team representing health care clients in all litigated matters (except malpractice) and small to medium sized businesses in commercial and bankruptcy litigation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Research, preparation of pleadings, memoranda of law, motions, reviewing and preparing discovery requests, preparation for and appearance at court, arbitration/mediation and administrative tribunal conferences and hearings, generally assisting senior attorneys in all phases of litigated matters, including extensive interaction with opposing counsel and expert witnesses

•Developing skills to effectively represent clients in depositions

•Working collaboratively with clients throughout the course of representation, including extensive client contact

•Providing superior client service

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

•Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school is required

•At least 0-3 years of relevant experience is required (admitted or pending admission with some medical malpractice or other health-care related experience preferred) 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

•Excellent legal and business judgment and client counseling capabilities

•Strong verbal and written communication skills

•Be extremely organized and detail oriented

•Entrepreneurial with a desire and ability to generate future business

•Ability and desire to work as part of a cohesive legal team

•Creativity in developing client-focused solutions 

•Have a positive professional attitude and be very reliable