Attorney Openings

Litigation Attorney to $120K DOE

Our client a mid-sized NJ based law firm is currently seeking an associate with 3+ years of commercial litigation experience for its Woodland Park office. Candidate must be admitted in both New Jersey and New York Bars. Candidate should have graduated in the top 30% of their law school class and ideally participated on a moot court or served on a journal. A Clerkship and/or bankruptcy experience is a big plus. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and successful firm and work on sophisticated complex matters. Candidates should possess excellent writing and communications skills.

Qualitifications:
• Graduate of an accredited law school in the top 30%
• Admission to NJ and NY Bars
• 3+ years of commercial litigation experience
• Participation on a moot court or law journal a big plus

Candidates should email resume, writing sample, and law school transcript to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com.

TEMPORARY TRADEMARK ATTORNEY - Transactional
Midtown Manhattan

Our client, a prestigious law firm in midtown Manhattan, is currently seeking a temporary Trademark Attorney to join their thriving practice. Role will last approximately 3-4 months. Large law firm experience highly preferred. Must be knowledgeable in Transactional Trademark matters, Trademark Registrations and Trademark Due Diligence for Corporate/M&A deals. This is NOT a litigation role. 7+ years’ experience preferred.

REQUIREMENTS
- Licensed to Practice in NYS
- Knowledge of Trademark Prosecution including Due Diligence for Corporate matters, Registrations and Transactional
- Available for long term temporary employment
- Large Law Firm experience highly preferred
- 7+ years of Trademark Prosecution experience

Please respond with your resume to aweintraub@roberthadleyassociates.com

Commercial Real Estate Attorney- to $125K DOE

Our client a small but growing busy law firm with offices in Bergen County, NJ is looking for an experienced Commercial Real Estate Attorney. Ideal candidate should have 3+ years of experience in a law firm working on commercial transactions. Duties include the drafting and negotiation of Contracts and client contact. Candidate must have relevant experience and be admitted to both the New Jersey Bar and New York Bar. Candidates should be able to work independently and be able to hit the ground running. This is an excellent opportunity to take your skills and grow with a firm and give up your NYC commute.

Qualifications
• JD from an accredited law school
• Admission to the NJ and NY Bars
• 3+ years of Commercial Real Estate experience in a law firm
• Drafting and negotiation of contracts

Candidates should email resume and writing sample to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com

Legal Malpractice Attorney – Remote opportunity!!

Our client a small firm located in Northern New Jersey is looking for an attorney with experience in legal malpractice and tort law. Ideal candidate should be able to hit the ground running with little supervision. The firm offers flexible hours and the ability to work remotely. A part-time situation can also be considered. Candidates must be admitted to the NJ Bar and NY Bar is a big plus. The position does not require any portable business but it is also a plus. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to keep working but needs flexibility to fit their life.

Qualifications:
· JD from an accredited law school
· Admission to NJ Bar with NY Bar a big plus
· Experience working on legal malpractice litigation matters
· Ability to work with little supervision

Candidates should email resumes to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com

Medical Malpractice Attorney to $110K DOE

Our client a regional law firm with offices throughout PA, NJ and NY is seeking to add an experienced medical malpractice defense litigation attorney to its Bedminster, NJ office. Successful candidate should have 3+ years of defense litigation experience in the area of Medical Malpractice. Qualified candidate must possess excellent analytical and research abilities as well as strong written communication skills. Defense litigation and trial experience preferred. Must be admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York a big plus.

Qualtifications
• JD from an accredited law school
• Admission to, NJ Bar NY Bar a big plus
• 3+ years of Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation
• Trial Experience preferred
• Excellent Writing and communication skills

Interested candidates should email resume and writing sample to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com

Insurance Defense and Coverage Attorneys – New York and New Jersey

Our client, a growing, competitive law firm with a diversified global practice is seeking Associates with insurance defense and coverage litigation experience for both its Basking Ridge, NJ and New York City offices . This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious lawyers to join a growing global law firm. The team of dedicated insurance defense attorneys handle all aspects of insurance defense matters throughout the U.S. Our clients include numerous insurers and their insureds. Our focus on the insurance industry means we really understand the legal issues our clients face.

Experience Required
• 2 + years law firm insurance litigation experience
• Excellent academics
• Good research, writing and communication skills
• Familiarity with court rules and procedures, as well as, the ability to draft discovery, pleadings and motions is required.

Candidates should email resume, writing sample, and law school transcript to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com

Bilingual Jr. Associate Attorney. $60,000-$70,000
Union City, NJ

A leading Hispanic Law Firm in the New York Metropolitan Area is seeking a highly motivated Spanish speaking Associate Attorney admitted in New York for its Litigation Practice in its New Jersey office. Candidate must have at least two years’ experience and be able to zealously represent clients in all aspects of foreclosure defense litigation, divorce, custody, child support, and other family matters brought in Supreme Court, Family Court and any concurrent matters. Experience may also include having worked in a foreclosure/family/divorce clinic in law school or internship/clerkship with Judges in the field. Fluency in Spanish and a desire to genuinely assist clients is a must.

Candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Must be able to appear in various courts throughout the metropolitan area.
  • Must be able to prepare pleadings, motions, and briefs as needed.
  • Must be able to direct cases through litigation cycle, review new files for coverage, and develop a cost effective litigation strategy.
  • Must be able to think strategically, handle large volume of cases and be able to attend Court as necessary.
  • Must be a team player, reliable, and demonstrate ability to work directly with clients.
  • Must be able to organize and track case status and assisting in the management of attorney court appearances, calendars and client matters.
  • Must have good writing and communication skills, ability to prioritize and work under a tight schedule, ability to multi-task, in depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles, and the ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy.

Contact: Erynn Miller at emiller@roberthadleyassociates.com 

1st year Litigation Associate

50% Travel Required
Comp to $100K DOE

DESCRIPTION
Our major meso law firm located in Midtown Manhattan needs to add a junior associate to their large team to assist with deposition prep and conducting depositions as well as research and discovery. This positions requires weekly 2-3 days of travel per week. If you have some law firm experience and are interested in developing a career in plaintiff’s personal injury work along with the ability to travel weekly please respond by sending your resume along with writing sample and transcript to dburo@roberthadleyassociates.com

REQUIREMENTS
Ability and interest in travelling weekly
JD Admitted to practice in NY
1 year of law firm experience doing litigation
Deposition prep a+
Excellent Research Skills
Excellent Writing Skills

Contact: Donna Buro at dburo@roberthadleyassociates.com



LEGAL SECRETARY/ EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT - $80K DOE

Defense Litigation Legal Assistant - Up to $50K DOE - Purchase, New York

Our client, a well-known boutique defense litigation firm, is currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join their Purchase, New York office. Candidate must have a car and 3+ years of Defense Litigation experience. Duties include a mix of secretarial and paralegal functions from answering phones to drafting legal documents, performing legal research, etc.
Requirements:
- 3+ years of Defense Litigation experience from a law firm environment
- Candidate must have a car as the office is not near the train
- Hours 9-5 with flexibility for overtime
Please respond in confidence with your resume to aweintraub@roberthadleyassociates.com

LEGAL SECRETARY/ EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT - $80K DOEImmediate Hire – Midtown

DESCRIPTION:Our client an international law firm is seeking to hire an experienced Bilingual Spanish Legal Secretary/Executive Assistant who is capable of handling 1 Partner, 1 Counsel and 2 associates in the International Arbitration group. Candidate must be familiar with answering phones, making extensive travel arrangements, calendaring, utilizing travel agencies for domestic & international travel, handling attorney billing, preparing documents, etc... Candidate must have executive secretarial experience and extensive Outlook calendaring skills.
REQUIREMENTS
• Minimum of 5+ years’ experience as an executive assistant or legal secretary within a law firm environment
• Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
• Must be fluent in Spanish
• Strong vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation skills
• Demonstrate professionalism, cooperation, courtesy, assertiveness and maintain confidences
• Provide back-up support to other senior management utilizing MSW
• Perform other duties as assigned
• BA degree highly preferred
Please email your resume in confidence if you meet the requirements outlined above to: lglorig@roberthadleyassociates.com.