The Charities Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) is seeking a litigation attorney for a staff attorney position in the Trusts & Estates section of its New York City office. The Charities Bureau is a national leader in the oversight of not-for-profit organizations and represents the interests of charitable beneficiaries and New York State in a wide range of matters.
Responsibilities include representing the interests of charitable beneficiaries in Surrogate’s Court and Supreme Court proceedings involving trusts and estates with charitable interests; representing the interests of the State in proceedings involving estates administered by the Public Administrator and other estates with unknown beneficiaries, including kinship hearings and withdrawal proceedings in Surrogate’s Court and Supreme Court; reviewing fiduciary accountings; and, assisting with legislative and public education initiatives.
We are seeking candidates with two (2) to three (3) years of experience in trusts & estates law and litigation, preferably including contested Surrogate’s Court proceedings. The ideal candidate will combine excellent advocacy, negotiation and writing skills with a strong interest in public service.
Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the OAG be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
How To Apply
Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: CHAR_AAG_NYC_3153; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
Serve as a court attorney for the SDNY performing duties in the chambers of the judge overseeing the PROMESA debt restructuring proceedings for Puerto Rico.
To be considered for this position, please submit your resume, writing sample, reference information and cover letter to: Personnel@nysd.uscourts.gov.
Closing date: March 22, 2018.
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Our attorneys represent Liberty Mutual and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate to heavy value with increasingly complex legal issues.
We are seeking an attorney experienced in the handling of a full caseload of commercial insurance personal injury suits including NY Labor Law and premises liability. The attorney should have jury trial experience in the courts of the Metro NYC area.
The candidate will specialize in the defense of personal injury suits referred by Commercial Insurance claims including premises liability, business auto liability and New York labor law/construction liability suits.
Local Travel on a daily basis for court appearances and depositions.
•Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with Liberty Mutual's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate.
•Understands and creatively uses technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possesses the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located.
•Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations.
•Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.
•Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.
•Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required.
•Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.
•Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary.
•A minimum of 5 successful years as an attorney.
•The individual is required to have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and Liberty Mutual.
•The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed or spoken word is critical.
•Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.
•Trial experience in the metro NYC area strongly preferred.
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Overview: At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.
We’re dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.
Primary LocationUS-NY-White Plains
Organization Staff Legal
Salary (Pay Basis) 98,800.00 - 113,300.00
The General Counsel serves at the discretion of the Borough President and is responsible to conduct and/or supervise all legal affairs of the office.
Duties of the General Counsel include but are not limited to providing counsel to and preparing memos, opinions, letters and testimony for the Borough President on both legal and policy matters; providing counsel to Bronx Borough President Office staff on work-related legal matters; and conducting the general legal affairs of the Bronx Borough President’s Office.
The General Counsel participates in formulation and implementation of agency policy, advises the Borough President concerning proposed legislative changes, and develops legal arguments supporting legislative proposals sponsored by the agency. The General Counsel also ensures compliance with existing federal, state and city laws, regulations and guidelines that impact agency operations.
Additionally, the General Counsel represents the Borough President on various boards of trustees, including the New York City Employees’ Retirement System and the City of New York Franchise and Concession Review Committee. The General Counsel also represents the Borough President at various government and civic functions.
Furthermore, the General Counsel provides counsel to the 12 Bronx Community Boards and their staff, assists with constituent and community matters, and performs other duties as assigned by the Borough President and/or the Chief of Staff.
Salary commensurate with experience. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant policy and legal experience in contract drafting and employment law, such as disciplinary and grievance procedures. Applicants must be a member of the New York State Bar Association in good standing. Please send curriculum vitae, cover letter, relevant writing sample, references and other appropriate materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. His last day is 3/14, but the window for submission closes Friday, March 16, 2018, please cc: email@example.com on submissions.
The Office of the Bronx Borough President, an agency of the City of New York, is an equal opportunity employer.
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Hon. Faviola A. Soto is looking for a reliable, hardworking, and enthusiastic summer intern. The intern will work closely with the Judge and her staff to do the Court's work. The internship is full-time and location is partly in Chambers at the Court of Claims in the Financial District and partly at the Bronx Supreme Court. Judge Soto handles bench trials in the Court of Claims and presides over jury trials in Bronx Supreme Court. The internship will run from June 1st to August 1st 2018.
The judicial intern is expected to (1) conduct legal research, analyze case law, and draft bench memoranda, orders and opinions; (2) accompany and assist the judge during discovery conferences, hearings, and trials; (3) handle miscellaneous tasks as needed.
Hiring decisions will be made on a rolling basis; often times before the March 9, 2018 closing date for this posting.
Practice Area(s): Civil Liberties/Civil Rights, Civil Litigation, Commercial, Contract, Government, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Public Interest, Real Estate/Land Use, Torts
Compensation Type: Unpaid
Compensation Details: Although the position is unpaid, the Judge's staff will fill out the necessary paperwork for a school-based stipend/scholarship, work-study program, or course credits.
Hiring Criteria: Must take legal writing and research skills very seriously; must be well organized, professional and courteous. Preferably a student who has a strong interest in civil litigation.
Applicants must submit: Resume, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcript, Writing Sample
Fox Horan & Camerini LLP is looking for a Corporate Paralegal able to handle a fast-paced environment and diverse workload with strong emphasis in international transactions.
The position requires corporate experience and the person must be fluent in Spanish and/or Portuguese (written and spoken). Must be able to conduct independent research in US law, draft, file and organize legal documents, including organizational documents and resolutions for corporations and other legal entities, and be familiar with Lexis Nexis and West Law Familiarity with civil law system or foreign law degree also a plus.
Anyone interested should send resume and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tressler LLP is a national law firm headquartered in Chicago, with seven offices located in five states - California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Tressler is comprised primarily of attorneys who devote their practice to the representation of the insurance industry in coverage analysis and resolution, litigation, underwriting consultation, product development, defense, claims management and reinsurance.
They are currently looking for an associate in their New York office.
Applications for position can be submitted via LinkedIn Easy Apply feature here.
The NYU School of Law Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law engages in research, public education, advocacy, and litigation to advance its mission of shaping how people understand, diagnose, and address issues of race and inequality.
The Center's fellowship application is now open. Candidates should possess a JD, LLM, or equivalent legal training; distinguished analytical, research, and writing skills; a demonstrated interest in racial justice; and up to 5 years of professional experience. Class of 2018 graduates will be considered. Candidates with additional training, professional, or personal experiences that intersect with race and inequality are encouraged to apply. NYU School of Law seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. NYU Law is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
To apply, please submit the following materials in a single PDF to the Center’s Executive Director, Vincent Southerland, at email@example.com:
(1) Cover letter describing your interest in, and qualifications for, the Fellowship program, including an explanation of why you would like to become a Fellow of the Center;
(2) A detailed research proposal, no longer than 1000 words in length describing a scholarly research project or empirical study of your choosing focused on the intersection of race and inequality and the influence of those phenomena on the law;
(3) A resume;
(4) A law school transcript;
(5) List of three references with email addresses
Applications are due December 1, 2017. See full post here.
Peter L. Cedeno & Associates, P.C. is a boutique firm specializing in matrimonial and family law. They are hiring an associate with at least 2 years of experience and Spanish is a plus.
If you are interested please email Peter Cedeno directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced lawyer to serve as Deputy Bureau Chief in its Health Care Bureau in New York City. The Health Care Bureau seeks to protect consumers from deceptive or illegal practices through bringing civil prosecutions for violations of health, insurance, deceptive practice and other applicable laws. The Bureau has been recognized for its enforcement work in the areas of mental health parity and predatory practices, among other areas, as well as for its consumer Helpline, which assists in resolution of individual consumer complaints. The Bureau has nine attorneys as well as a team of paralegals and other staff that comprise the Helpline.
The Deputy Bureau Chief responsibilities include overseeing and advancing the Bureau’s civil enforcement efforts, including reviewing briefs, managing lawyers and support staff, working closely with the Bureau Chief to develop and execute enforcement vision and strategy using litigation, policy, and educational tools. We are seeking candidates with at least eight (8) years of civil litigation or prosecutorial experience. The ideal candidate will have (i) knowledge of federal and state health and/or insurance laws, (ii) experience in every aspect of litigation, including initiation of litigation, discovery, motions, oral arguments, trials and settlements; and (iii) at least three (3) years of experience managing attorneys and litigation teams.
Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the Office be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: HCB_DBC_ NYC_3102; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position.
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov
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