Washington, DC: Firm’s Washington, DC office seeks an associate with one to three years of complex litigation experience. Work will involve the defense of product liability and class action cases at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court, locally and nationwide. Responsibilities will include drafting pleadings, drafting discovery requests and responses, preparing subpoenas, document review and analysis, legal research, and writing briefs. Other duties will include factual investigation, assisting with deposition preparation, taking and defending depositions, arguing motions, and assisting with trials. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills are required. There will be opportunities to work with lawyers in other offices and occasional travel. Familiarity with products liability law and/or consumer class action defense experience is a plus but not required. A successful applicant will have excellent computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office, Lexis, Relativity and ECF.
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