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Litigation Associates represent cases in court and at the same time they offer legal advice for individuals involved in lawsuits. The responsibilities included in a Litigation Associate resume sample are preparing litigation documents such as contracts and appeals, defending depositions and conducting researches among others. A successful resume sample should emphasize skills such as thorough legal knowledge, organizational skills and being able to interact efficiently with clients. Furthermore, a Litigation Associate resume example should display a law degree and having passed the bar examination.

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1

Employment Litigation Associate

Obtained summary judgment, which was affirmed on appeal, in a multi-million dollar discrimination/harassment case filed against an investment bank

  • Appeared before federal and state court judges for oral argument and pretrial conferences
  • Managed employment claims and litigation
  • Investigated, evaluated and mediated allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the FLSA, the FMLA, the NYSHRL, the NYC Administrative Code and various federal and state statutes
  • Conducted depositions of plaintiffs and witnesses
  • Prepared witnesses for deposition and trial examination
  • Drafted pleadings, discovery requests, discovery responses, substantive motions and settlement agreements (including settlement agreements for individuals, group terminations and reductions-in-force)
  • Drafted position statements and answers to discrimination charges filed with the EEOC, the NYSDHR, the NYCCHR and various state administrative agencies
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Litigation Associate

Actively involved in all aspects of litigation, worked closely with national clients and in-house counsel, experience in insurance, trade
dress, commercial, and personal injury litigation.

  • Appeared as sole counsel on hearings in several areas including special exceptions, motions to compel, and summary judgment.
  • Deposed plaintiffs and non-parties, prepared and defended clients at deposition, and participated in mediations and arbitration.
  • Drafted motions, briefs, and discovery in state and federal court, covering all areas of motion practice.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
3

Complex Litigation Associate

Worked on complex mass torts and commercial litigation matters at one of AmLaw's top 100 firms

  • Conducted depositions
  • Prepared motions for submission to trial and appellate courts
  • Drafted pleadings, discovery requests and discovery responses
  • Performed legal research and prepared memoranda regarding various complex issues in mass torts, complex commercial litigation, and constitutional litigation
  • Performed document review
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
High
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Insurance Coverage and Commercial Litigation Associate

Represented both foreign and domestic insurers, gaining substantial, diverse first and third party coverage experience.

  • Represented and advised various insurers in a variety of commercial coverage matters, including coverage disputes arising under CGL, EPL, D&O, professional liability and first-party property policies.
  • Successfully represented multiple insurers in declaratory judgment, rescission, bad faith, and breach of contract actions in various jurisdictions throughout the Southeast.
  • Prepared numerous coverage opinions, reservation of rights and denial letters.
  • Performed extensive legal research and analysis regarding crucial coverage issues, including statutory and common law bad faith, right and duty to defend, late notice, allocation, subrogation and rescission.
  • Acted as second-chair defense counsel for insured financial institution trustee at five-day trial.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
5

Litigation Associate

Junior litigation associate working with partners, associates, and paralegals on general litigation cases and federal ERISA-based collection actions

  • Successfully obtained summary judgment in three ERISA collection cases in Federal District Court as the lead attorney within only sixteen months after passing the Minnesota State Bar Examination
  • Effectively counseled trustees of employee benefit plans directly regarding the applicability of federal statutes and case law, rights and obligations under plan documents, and implementing plan policies
  • Drafted legal pleadings and briefs, compiled and organized discovery documents and other due diligence items, and engaged clients and opposing counsel to negotiate and settle cases
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
International Business
JD
Business Law
Finance
6

Litigation Associate

Litigation Associate for commercial and plaintiffs' litigation groups.

  • Areas of practice included product liability law, appellate law, contract disputes, employment law and personal injury litigation.
  • Researched and drafted Petitions for Writ of Certiorari, appellate briefs and trial memoranda at state, federal and Supreme Court level.
  • Drafted pleadings and written discovery.
  • Argued motions in state court.
  • Conducted depositions in complex litigation.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
7

Litigation Associate

  • Provided statewide representation to public officials and political subdivisions and their employees regarding all aspects of governmental liability and professional negligence litigation.
  • Defended tort claims including those arising out of the operation of emergency vehicles, defective government buildings, nuisances, property (taking) claims and other injuries occurring from governmental functions.
  • Lead counsel in over 40 cases tried.
  • Prepared numerous appellate briefs and orally argued before most of the district courts of appeals throughout the State of Ohio, the Ohio Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
8

Litigation Associate

  • Managed multiple projects and produced deliverables within required timelines
  • Drafted reports and correspondence
  • Identified required client documents and information
  • Obtained and managed resources
  • Prioritized work based on urgency and potential implications
  • Interfaced with senior management, partners/directors, clients, and counsel
  • Prepared financial analyses, assessed specific company risk, and preformed economic and industry research in connection with business valuation services
  • Determined the fair market value of ownership interests in closely held companies
  • Prepared tracing analyses of bank and brokerage accounts
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Journalism And Media Studies
MBA
Master of Business Administration
9

Litigation Associate, Civil Litigation

Litigation practice areas includes, business litigation, employment litigation, agency involved litigation, insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation.

  • Other areas of practice include general counsel duties for a large non-profit organization, labor and employment law, business law, family law, professional licensure, educational law, and regulatory law.
  • In-house counsel for a national non-profit corporation.
  • Project manager of a long term regulatory project to oversee several departments of a higher education client in order to ensure it passed federal regulatory and compliance standards and continue to maintain compliance with federal regulations and standards while under review.
  • Represented clients in additional jurisdictions at both the state and federal levels including but not limited to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and California.
  • Significant memorandum writing in order to successfully resolve cases with dispositive motions prior to trial.
  • Successful mediations and arbitrations to resolve cases.
  • Significant client contact throughout all stages of litigation.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History With Minor
JD
Juris Doctor
10

Litigation Associate

  • Represented sophisticated clients in complex litigation matters involving primarily financial services, securities fraud, business torts, professional negligence, construction defect and insurance bad faith
  • Drafted and responded to motions, oppositions, ex parte applications, mediation briefs, meet and confer letters, and memoranda
  • Managed all discovery aspects of a case
  • Prepared for and conducted depositions
  • Prepared for and represented clients in trials, mediations, and arbitrations
  • Negotiated complex settlements
  • Appeared at hearings on motions, ex parte matters, and case management conferences
  • Communicated effectively with clients, opposing counsel, co-counsel, office staff and partners
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Social Science / Pre-law
JD
Law

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