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Entry Level Litigation Associate - Asbestos (Admitted In Il Or Mo)

Company: Clyde & Co
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Clyde & Co is a leading, sector-focused global law firm with 440 partners, 1800 lawyers, 2500 legal professionals, and 4000+ staff in over 50 offices and associated offices worldwide. The firm specializes in the sectors that move, build and power our connected world and the insurance that underpins it, including: transport, infrastructure, energy, trade & commodities and insurance. With a strong focus on developed and emerging markets, the firm has achieved compound average annual revenue growth of 15% over the last ten years, making it one of the fastest-growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth.Our Kansas City's office is seeking an Entry Level Litigation Associate to work with our practice based in Chicago, IL focused on the defense of complex product liability matters and commercial disputes, working with policyholders, brokers, London Market and other domestic and international insurers in this space and in relation to other latent type insurance claims.ResponsibilitiesYou will gain experience in:Taking depositions, attending hearings, and mediations as required; Drafting pleadings and briefs; Preparing correspondence to colleagues and clients; Conducting legal research using Westlaw/Lexis/Nexis; Drafting interrogatories and document demands; Reviewing document collections in preparation for litigation; Submitting filings to the court.Education and Experience J.D./LLM; Admission to practice in Illinois or Missouri (with a score of 266+) is required; UBE admission is a plus.Commercial litigation experience is a plus; Asbestos/toxic tort experience is a plus; Court room experience including motions is a plus; Trial experience is a plus.Skills and AbilitiesExceptional legal writing and communication skills; Strong interpersonal skills:Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects; Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly. Principals Only-We offer a rewarding work environment that supports professional growth and opportunities. We value diversity in our work place and it is the policy of the Firm to recruit, hire, promote, reassign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. CLYDE & CO PRIVACY NOTICE: https://www.Clydeco.Com/help/privacy

Keywords: Clyde & Co, Kansas City , Entry Level Litigation Associate - Asbestos (Admitted In Il Or Mo), Legal , Kansas City, Kansas

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