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Litigation Attorney - possible remote opportunity

Company: On Call Counsel
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

On Call Counsel is seeking a New York licensed litigation attorney with 2+ years of litigation experience. This is a long-term contract role (potential to become permanent) with a prestigious government agency. The ideal candidate must have recent substantive litigation experience, experience attending hearings, and negotiating settlements.Location: Manhattan (possibly remote)Hourly Rate: $35 to $39.75Responsibilities Include:

  • Review attorneys' fees and timesheets.
  • Draft settlement memos to get authority to settle attorneys' fees.
  • Negotiate attorneys' fees with opposing counsel.
  • Court appearances before federal and magistrate judges.
  • Negotiate with attorneys via email and over the phone.
  • Draft settlement memos, answers, and briefs.
  • Collaborative, strategize and share knowledge with colleagues handling similar cases.
  • Work on pending cases in Federal and State courts in matters involving education, health care, public assistance benefits, prison conditions, foster care, freedom of information, campaign finance, and election law.Qualifications:
    • Actively licensed to practice law and in good standing in the State of New York with 2+ years of general litigation experience.
    • Prior settlement negotiation experience.
    • Recent substantive litigation experience.
    • Experience attending hearings.
    • Candidates must have strong analytic, research, writing, computer, and communication skills.We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital or familial status, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, citizenship status, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Applications from members of minority groups and women are encouraged.

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