Commercial Litigation Associate
Houston, TX 77056 US
4-8 years of commercial litigation experience
The successful candidate will join our prestigious law firm and play a vital role in representing our clients in complex litigation matters. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work on challenging cases, collaborate with a dynamic legal team, and advance your career in a supportive environment.
- Conduct legal research, analyze complex issues, and provide sound legal advice to clients.
- Draft, review, and edit legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, and appellate filings.
- Prepare and present oral arguments in court, including motions, hearings, and trials.
- Independently manage a caseload, ensuring all deadlines and court requirements are met.
- Take and defend depositions of witnesses, experts, and opposing parties.
- Engage in settlement negotiations and alternative dispute resolution methods.
- Collaborate with senior attorneys in trial preparation, including witness preparation and evidence analysis.
- Assist in appellate brief writing and represent clients in appellate court proceedings.
- Conduct case assessments and provide recommendations to clients regarding litigation strategy.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and documentation.
- Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
- Active license to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction.
- 4-8 years of litigation experience, with a focus on commercial litigation.
- Strong experience taking depositions, presenting motions in court, and ideally, second-chair or lead trial experience (both jury and/or bench).
- Demonstrated excellence in legal research and writing, including appellate brief writing experience.
- Sound understanding of civil procedure, evidence, and legal principles in commercial litigation.
- Exceptional analytical skills and ability to strategize effectively.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate complex legal concepts clearly.
- Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Proficient in using legal research tools, case management software, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
- Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance plans.
- Retirement savings plan with employer matching.
- Professional development and continuing education opportunities.
- Collaborative and supportive work environment.
Meet The Recruiter
Brittany Grumbles, MS
Sr. Direct-Hire Recruiter
I'm a passionate recruiter who loves finding the best talent for a variety of industries.
I specialize in recruiting top-notch individuals for important roles in Legal, HR, Marketing, Administrative, and Education fields. I find joy in the challenge of identifying and attracting the best candidates to help businesses succeed.