Job Description

Litigation Lawyer

  • Tasked to represent the Company in civil lawsuits; manage all phases of the litigation from the investigation, pleadings, and discovery through the pre-trial, trial, settlement, and appeal processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct initial case assessment and investigation, including onsite and offsite research
  • Engage in negotiations with opposing parties, participate in mediation and settlement conferences to attempt to prevent litigation
  • Draft pleadings, file summons, and complaints to initiate a lawsuit; draft answers/counterclaims in response to complaints; investigate the allegations of the lawsuit to formulate these responses;
  • Draft pretrial motions, file motions for judgments rendered on the basis of the pleading, draft post-trial motions, identify and preserve issues for appeal, develop appellate strategies, gather evidence for the appellate record, research procedural issues, draft appellate documents, and present oral arguments before appellate courts.
  • Attend all types of hearings as may be required by the Company
  • Provide point-to-point legal planning, to prevent possible adverse legal implications
  • Draft and execute all forms of contracts and other legal documents
  • Analyze and scrutinize legal documents
  • Provide sound legal advice to the Company