Associate Attorney – Professional Liability Defense

  • Full Time
  • Chicago
  • Applications have closed

Website Wilson Elser

Wilson Elser’s Chicago office is currently seeking an Associate Attorney to join the Professional Liability Defense practice group.

This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with civil defense litigation experience who are interested in focusing on professional liability defense, or for those who have professional liability experience who are looking to continue to grow and develop as attorneys in this area.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves their clients with nearly 800 attorneys across 31 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and are included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal’s survey of the nation’s largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
•JD from an accredited law school
•Admitted to practice in Illinois
•3 – 6 years of defense litigation experience
•Prior experience with professional liability matters preferred
•Superior communication, writing, and research skills
•Legal project management experience is helpful

Responsibilities
•Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
•Represent a wide range of professionals, including accountants, attorneys, insurers, agents & brokers, and others
•Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects
•Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
•Communicate with clients and provide status reports

Why Should You Apply?
•Excellent Benefits
•Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
•Generous PTO plan
•Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
•Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by clicking here or sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting “Chicago Professional Liability Associate Attorney” in the subject line.

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