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Job

Asbestos/Products Liability Attorney - Contract

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Legal Private Practice/In-House

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Ryan Burton

  • Contact email:

    r.burton@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    HQ00011155

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-21

  • Startdate:

    3/2/2020

My client, an AMLaw100 law firm in San Francisco, California is looking for a litigation attorney with a specific background in prodcuts liability or asbestos on a contract basis for 4-6 months.

Duties:

  • Handle cases both independently from start to finish, as well as in a team with co-counsel.  
  • The ideal candidate’s skillset includes case assessment and strategy, client counseling, authoring all manner of pleadings.
  • Drafting motions and briefs, including appellate briefs, taking and defending depositions, finding experts, using eDiscovery platforms such as Relativity to manage and review a large volume of documents.
  • Attending mediations.
  • Negotiating favorable settlements.

Requirements:

  • 2-5+ years' asbestos/products liability litigation experience
  • Courtroom experience