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Attorney (Washington DC)

compensation: Commensurate with experience
employment type: full-time

Growing DC firm seeking an attorney with a minimum of 4-7 years experience. Applicants should have strong organizational skills, want responsibility, and possess an interest in litigation. Applicants should also be a team player and have a positive attitude. Previous clerkship experience highly desirable. Government Contract Experience is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintain excellent client relations
• Evaluate claims for relief, causes of action, and defenses
• Prepare research memorandum for clients and partners
• Draft and file complaints, answers, motions, briefs, and other pleadings in federal courts
• Prepare for and participate in trials in federal court
• Prepare appeals before federal appellate courts

REQUIREMENTS

• Experience in skillfully managing projects in a fast-paced environment
• Experience performing legal research
• Creative thinker and problem solver
• Basic MS Office Suite and technological literacy, including experience working with Westlaw, Pacer, and CM/ECF

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Clerkship
• One year (or more) experience in federal litigation

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary expectations. Veteran friendly.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7222442088

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