Clyde & Co is a global law firm with a pioneering heritage and a resolute focus on its core sectors of aviation, energy, infrastructure, insurance, marine, and trade. With over 1,800 lawyers operating from 46 offices and associated offices in five continents, the firm advises insurers, corporates, financial institutions, private individuals, and governments.
The Firm's Florham Park Office seeks a Junior Associate with 1-3 years of experience to work with their insurance coverage practice group. This practice represents US and foreign insurers in complex, high value, high profile coverage litigations and arbitrations.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Drafting pleadings and briefs
Drafting correspondence to colleagues and clients
Drafting opinion letters for clients
Conducting legal research using Westlaw/Lexis/Nexis
Reviewing document collections in preparation for litigation
Submitting filings to the court
Attending Bar Association events for potential business development
Maintaining CLE credit
Education and Experience
Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, additional admissions a plus
Insurance coverage experience
Skills and Ability
Exceptional legal writing and communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and complete tasks efficiently with little oversight
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
It is the policy of the Firm to recruit, hire, promote, reassign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law.