Austin litigation associate attorneys -- Latitude has an Austin law firm client of an AmLaw firm that is in urgent need of two high quality junior to mid-level associates looking to dive into general civil litigation defense (including insurance defense). This is an opportunity for a lawyer to be considered by a growing office locally and nationally doing interesting work for top clients. This is a permanent position. The successful candidate will be expected to assist on matters at all stages of litigation.
Responsibilities of the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
Efficiently and competently research complicated legal issues
Handle fact development
Draft pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, discovery requests and responses, legal correspondence, etc.
Handle all aspects of discovery, including taking depositions
Communicate clearly both orally and in writing
Requirements for the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
Licensed to practice law in TX and in good standing
J.D. from an accredited, preferably first-tier, law school
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, client-service-driven law firm setting
Position Details for the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
Type of Role: Permanent
Location: Hybrid or In Office
Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience, full benefits
Pay: The salary range for this role is $115,000 to $150,000 or more. This position is also eligible for bonuses. Pay is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location.
Benefits: In addition to pay, a competitive benefits package is also provided, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) and generous leave policies.
Confidentiality Latitude will not propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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