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Contract Attorneys work on legal cases on an individual contract basis. This work is often understood to be temporary with no guaranteed employment for the long term. Skills displayed on Contract Attorney sample resumes include supervising document review and performance of special projects relating to various litigations, and drafting correspondence related to discovery requests and pleadings. Contract Attorneys list Juris Doctor degrees on their resumes after completing law school and successfully passing the state bar exam.

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Contract Attorney

Drafting and reviewing complex transaction related legal documents including: letters of intent, purchase and sales agreements,
loan agreements, promissory notes, mortgages, financing statements, security agreements, corporate charters, corporate bylaws,
partnership agreements, corporate resolutions, commercial leases, licenses, and service agreements.

  • Performed statutory and regulatory due diligence related to purchase and sale of subsidized affordable housing developments.
  • Independently researched and wrote a persuasive brief that resulted in HUD altering its long standing interpretation of 12
  • Provide legal counsel to in-house clients on a diverse range of transaction or litigation oriented legal matters.
  • Conducted legal research.
  • Drafted and proofed memoranda, litigation briefs, and motion practice documents related to a broad range of litigation matters
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Financial Economics
BA
Natural Sciences And Mathematics
JD
Corporate And Banking Law
2

Contract Attorney

Represented clients in numerous areas of law including Employment Law and Litigation

  • Negotiated, reviewed and drafted contracts including sale and purchase agreements
  • Conducted bench and jury trials
  • Negotiated settlement agreements in breach of contract claims
  • Reviewed client files and researched and applied applicable rules of civil procedure to court proceedings
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
JD
Juris Doctor
3

Contract Attorney

Provided electronic discovery and pretrial litigation services for multiple projects in the commercial litigation practice area:

  • Quality Control Manager of fifteen review attorneys in antitrust litigation involving large agricultural cooperative:
  • Monitored reviewer productivity and ensured that documents were ready months in advance of production.
  • Assigned work and answered questions on review protocol.
  • Evaluated first-level review and emailed feedback to reviewers.
  • Provided status updates to supervising associate.
  • Summarized witness depositions to prepare for trial questioning of witnesses and created witness binders.
  • Developed proficiency with electronic discovery software including Kroll and Summation.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English And Philosophy
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Contract Attorney

Independently directed and worked receivership of solo practitioner

  • Reviewed and inventoried patent and trademark client files and reconciled bank accounts
  • Advised clients of law practice regarding receivership
  • Effected closure of accounts and secured return of funds to clients
  • Organized and evaluated office property for sale or donation
  • Prepared and filed reports with the court
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
5

Team Lead and Contract Attorney

Served as a team lead and contract attorney on a large scale document review for a multi-national pharmaceutical company under investigation by the Department of Justice for alleged violations of the Federal Anti-kickback Statute and off- label promotion.

  • Advised and supervised over 20 attorneys and served as an intermediary between Sidley and Hudson attorneys
  • Reviewed, analyzed and summarized company documents for preliminary internal investigation
  • Reviewed and coded documents for relevance and privilege, using Relativity software, prior to production for a Department of Justice investigation into the company
  • Conducted second-level review and quality control
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Advanced Legal Writing, Research And Drafting
BS
International Affairs
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Contract Attorney

  • Personally developed subrogation and insurance coverage practice in more than 40 states.
  • Handled major fire claim for commercial client achieving a large recovery.
  • Achieved significant recoveries in fire losses and product defect claims. Recruited
  • Increased revenue to firm from $50,000 to approximately $250,000 in five year period.
  • Assisted in hiring and supervising a two person team and trained staff in subrogation.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
7

Contract Attorney

Gained experience with corporate clients in real estate, banking, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare compliance

  • Adapted to changing demands quickly and implemented procedures to ensure compliance and efficiency
  • Led small groups to ensure rapid, high quality results within deadlines
  • Assisted in major contract review to ensure compliance and consistency
  • Mentored new co-workers on goals and quality standards
  • Ensured quality of written healthcare contracts met client specifications and regulations
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
JD
Areas Of Study
8

Contract Attorney

Partnered with senior associates to provide full deposition preparation of C-level staff in the Department of Justice's antitrust trials, both civil and criminal

  • Researched and drafted Response to Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
  • Created summaries of depositions and Department of Justice interviews with co-defendants and plaintiffs
  • Identified and analyzed crucial documents for evidence in litigation; synthesized and presented evidence to senior associates and partners
  • Responsible for preparing C-level staff for their depositions by providing them with concise information and well-informed, legally-sound answers
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Neurobiology
JD
Law Journal
9

Contract Attorney

Experience in complex class action litigation at law firm that specializes in consumer, antitrust, whistleblower, and employment law.

  • Assisted with class certification motions and requests for production including interviewing putative class members, drafting declarations, and cite checking.
  • Reviewed, sorted, and annotated documents in complex class action litigation for unauthorized call recordings.
  • Conducted audit in wage and hour action in support of damages calculation.
  • Reviewed and summarized depositions for medical data breach action.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
10

Contract Attorney

Drafted, edited and prepared discovery motions, answers and other pleadings as necessary.

  • Reviewed correspondence between adjusters and insurance companies to determine policies and procedures for handling claims.
  • Counseled clients on relevant legal issues and implications current claims and proposed actions.
  • Analyzed client files to determine case status.
  • Prepared reports of findings for clients and managing attorneys.
  • Advised clients in various legal areas, specifically regarding insurance claims.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Communications
JD
Law

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