Litigation Staff Attorney - 135

Job Description


Our client is seeking an attorney with 2 to 5 years of litigation experience to join their Litigation Department in Tampa office as a staff attorney. This is a full time, non-partner track position supporting the Construction Practice Group. The attorney in this position will be responsible for a high volume of matters and must be confident in their autonomy. Many of the cases proceed in arbitration rather than in circuit court, so the position requires an individual who is self-motivated and stays focused in the office setting.  Our ideal candidate will have very strong legal research and writing skills and will have conducted discovery, drafted motions, argued one or more motions in court, have some deposition experience, and some trial experience. Experience in mediation, arbitration, and litigation of insurance claims, construction and design defect claims, and related matters is strongly preferred. Proven track record in settling cases. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Prior experience managing a team of paralegals and support staff preferred.  To be considered, a candidate must be an active member of the Florida Bar. 

They look beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing their clients and their industries. With nearly 900 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, they approach client service by first understanding priorities, objectives and challenges. They then work hard to understand clients’ issues and forge long-term relationships with them to help achieve successful outcomes and solve their legal issues through practical business advice and cutting-edge legal insight. Clients view them as trusted business advisers because they understand that great legal service is only valuable if it is relevant, practical and beneficial to their businesses.

Specialties include:

  • Business Law
  • Government & Public Policy
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Litigation

Diversity is both a moral imperative and a competitive advantage. Drawing on diverse perspectives, they can uncover innovative legal solutions for the most challenging business problems.

They embrace and strive for diversity not only in terms of people, but also in the unique ideas and perspectives each person brings to the firm. The strength and success of the law firm requires the inclusion of people with different insights and experiences, which results in more creative and innovative solutions to solving legal and business challenges. Even as they do their best to promote diversity of thought, it all still comes together for a single goal: providing clients with the highest level of service and innovative legal thinking. 

They are committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting diverse attorneys, thereby resulting in a diversity of perspectives that benefits the firm, our clients, and the communities in which we practice.

They strive to tailor their approach to hot-button issues — budgets, cost predictability, responsiveness — to fit their clients’ needs.

Salary $100-115K.

Job Id: 271
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