Seyfarth Shaw LLP, an international law firm with more than 900 attorneys, has an exciting opportunity in our Atlanta office for a Litigation Associate with 3-5 years of experience in commercial litigation. The successful candidate will have experience with construction-related transactional matters and a broad range of business litigation, including construction and real estate litigation. The ideal candidate will have significant experience (i) drafting, reviewing and negotiating construction contracts; (ii) representing owners and contractors in construction-related disputes involving delays, non-payment, mechanic’s liens, defective work, and other breach of contract and tort claims; and (iii) litigating commercial disputes involving breach of contract claims and business-related torts, such as tortious interference with business and contractual relations and breach of fiduciary duty. Meaningful litigation experience in the following areas is required: responding to and issuing discovery, drafting motions and supporting memoranda, eDiscovery, managing productions, and creating privilege logs.
We are looking for someone who is ready to commit to being a strong commercial litigator, and who has keen problem-solving and people skills. We require excellent academic credentials (prefer law review and/or judicial clerkship), and excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills. We offer a uniquely collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm.
Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our associates through our mentoring programs, CLE initiatives, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our Associates to advance in their careers through involvement in case management/strategy and opportunities for extensive client contact. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth also is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for ten consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother seven years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.