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Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation Associate

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Calling all New York civil litigators! – Latitude is seeking a personal injury litigation attorney to join the growing team of a dynamic regional plaintiffs’ firm in New York. This is a great opportunity for advancement of your career while joining a firm with a strong company culture aimed at collaboration and community involvement. Interested candidates must have 4-6 years of personal injury litigation experience, preferably at plaintiffs’ firms. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills are a must, as is compassion for clients and being a team player; previous trial experience is a plus. Candidates must be licensed to practice and in good standing in New York.

Responsibilities of the Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation Associate:
  • Litigate NY personal injury cases including automobile and premises liability cases
  • Work closely with clients, team and partners to develop factual and medical evidence for injury claims
  • Draft pleadings, discovery, motions and other filings with various NY state courts; conduct research on a variety of novel legal issues in state and federal cases; present and argue discovery motions
  • Manage the court approval process for wrongful death and minor cases, including drafting petitions, presenting those to the Court, and overseeing the full approval process
  • Prepare cases for pre-litigation, litigation, and settlement
  • Manage the filing of pleadings, tracking service of process, and assuring statute of limitations deadlines are met

Requirements for the Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation Associate:
  • 4-6 years of personal injury litigation experience at a law firm; plaintiffs’ experience preferred
  • Licensed to practice in New York required; NJ and/or CT admission a plus but not required
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Must be a team player; willing to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Caring and compassionate attitude with clients
  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills
  • Growth mindset – eager to become an invaluable member of the team
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional law firm setting
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Suite and demonstrated comfort with technology
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills
  • High attention to detail and superior organizational skills

Position Details of the Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation Associate:
  • Type of Role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: New York, NY (hybrid)

The base salary for this role is between $90,000 to $110,000 plus incentive bonus based upon performance. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location. In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is also provided.

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude

Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

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Great legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

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