• Senior Counsel – 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 Senior Counsel to support and help lead its civil litigation practice. This is a rare opportunity to join and help develop a busy, fast-paced, complex civil litigation department in one of suburban Maryland’s preeminent law firms.

The ideal candidate has:

  • 8+ years of complex civil litigation experience in Maryland courts;
  • A strong work ethic;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage all aspects of complex civil cases largely independently;
  • Ability to juggle multiple cases simultaneously; 
  • Ability and interest in mentoring more junior associates; 
  • Trial and appellate experience, 
  • Judicial clerkship preferred, but not required; and
  • Origination not required, but will be considered.  

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 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 August 30, 2021 to vnannis@jgllaw.com.

Interested in an amazing career?
We're always looking for great teammates.

Don't see the job you are looking for? We still want to hear from you! Submit your current resume and we look forward to reaching out to you.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html pdf doc docx odt ppt pptx odp xls xlsx ods xml bz2 dmg gz jar rar sit tar zip.