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Location : California - Los Angeles
Refer to Job # GXVW794881
Senior Environmental Litigation Attorney Duties: Attend depositions, meetings, court hearings, and site inspections as directed by client coordinator. Track case status by monitoring weekly personal calendar and by communicating regularly with case manager. Attend weekly round table meeting and calendar meeting. Self-starter capable of responding to discovery requests, drafting and revising legal briefs, preparing witnesses for testimony at depositions and in court, and negotiating and drafting settlement agreements. Keep docket clerks apprised of changes to case calendars by communicating regularly via email. Able to effectively supervise staff and collaborate with other attorneys to successfully complete assignments. Highly motivated, efficient, organized, and laser-focused on the details; able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment Enter billable time into the computer on a daily basis and meet a minimum billing requirement of 158.34 hours per month net of write downs (1900 per year). This requirement is not reduced by any paid or unpaid time off, mandatory training, or the performance of any non-billable functions. Such time off, training, or performance of non-billable functions are not counted toward the minimum billing requirement. Ensure all functions are performed in exact accordance with applicable client guidelines available on the firm intranet. Remain flexible and open to requests for support or assistance outside of the scope of this job description and to other duties as directed by the client coordinators.
Qualifications: Have a few years of experience working with an Insurance defense firm (General Litigation experience) OR Environmental Law OR Employment Law experience. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to manage multiple tasks, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal skills to communicate tactfully with a diverse group of attorneys, staff, and clients. Organized, good at prioritizing tasks, and detail-oriented. Work requires sitting, bending, stooping, computer keyboarding, continuous use of the hands, telephone contact, reading, and may require lifting of 25-50 lbs. or more. Work may also require traveling to offsite locations for depositions, collecting records and information, or filing documents with courts.
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