• Civil Litigation Associate Attorney

Associate Attorney – Complex Civil Litigation – Immediate Hire

Joseph Greenwald and Laake PA (“JGL”), a law firm serving Washington DC and the suburban Maryland area, seeks to immediately hire a civil litigation associate. This is a rare opportunity to join the busy, fast-paced, complex civil litigation department in one of suburban Maryland’s preeminent law firms.

The ideal candidate has:

  • A passion for Plaintiff’s work and access to justice;
  • A client-centered focus;
  • 2-5 years of complex civil litigation experience in Maryland courts;
  • A strong work ethic;
  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage cases largely independently or with minimum oversight;
  • Ability to juggle multiple cases simultaneously; and
  • Judicial clerkship preferred, but not required.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Counseling clients;
  • Day-to-day management of civil litigation cases;
  • Complex legal analysis, research and writing;
  • Case intake and evaluation;
  • Managing and executing all aspects of discovery;
  • Taking and defending depositions;
  • Attending settlement conferences and engaging in settlement discussions;
  • Trial work in Maryland state and federal courts; and
  • Handling appeals in Maryland state courts and federal courts.

Legal assistant, paralegal and law clerk support provided. Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Maryland Bar; DC Bar is a plus. JGL offers competitive compensation and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples by April 20, 2023 to sharris@jgllaw.com.

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