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Open Position: Litigation Associate

Description

About the job

Peckar & Abramson, P.C., the largest construction law firm in the United States, is seeking a litigation associate with 1-5 years of commercial litigation experience (or clerkship equivalent) to work on construction, real estate, and other complex commercial litigation matters, based out of its growing Dallas, Texas office.

Ideal candidates for this position will be:

Texas bar admission required. Construction litigation experience preferred, but not required.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to DALResumes@pecklaw.com. The firm currently is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Compensation/Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience, health, dental, vision, 401K, and paid vacation/sick leave.

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and any other factor protected by applicable law. If you have any questions regarding the application process or need an accommodation to complete the application process, please send an email to the address posted with this ad.

For more information about Peckar & Abramson, P.C., please visit our website at www.pecklaw.com.

Desired Skills and Characteristics

Strong academic credentials and excellent legal research and writing skills. Comfortable working in a team-oriented environment with a variety of constituencies, including clients, partners, associates, legal assistants, and support staff. Must be able to balance autonomy with working on a litigation team. Possesses a strong attention to detail, and exhibits a polished, professional, and friendly demeanor.

Requirements

J.D., eligible to practice law in Texas or pending Texas Bar results.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both internally and client-facing.

Professional work ethic in a fast-paced, growing firm.

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Job Responsibilities

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is seeking to hire a full-time attorney to support our growing construction litigation practice group. The ideal candidate is a recent law school graduate and is looking for an opportunity to gain real world arbitration/court room experience and mentorship in a team-oriented litigation environment with ample room for upwards professional growth. Candidates will have numerous opportunities to grow their network and participate in events supporting the construction industry.

This position works closely with partners, lead attorneys, and legal staff to research, develop, and execute legal strategies for a large commercial construction and design dispute docket. Attention to detail, ability to prioritize tasks, and excellent research, writing, and communication skills are essential to be successful in this position. The broad, multifaceted nature of the firm and its client base offers opportunity for accelerated responsibility, mentorship, and career development.

 

Level:

Associate

Location:

Dallas, TX

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