Position :Associate Attorney - Construction Litigation

Experience :6 years experience in Litigation

Location :Hartford, Connecticut

End Date :12-31-2019

Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady, a multi-office, multi-state law firm is seeking an associate attorney to join their team in their Hartford, CT office.  The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6 years of experience in construction litigation, along with strong research, analytical and writing skills. Experience in the construction industry as a contractor, design professional, or owner would be a plus. This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys who are looking to expand their career and work within a firm of highly responsive partners, associates and legal support staff.

This position requires a high level of motivation, flexibility, initiative and ability manage a litigation caseload from beginning to end.  Candidates should have experience in mechanic’s liens, bond claims, scheduling issues, defective work claims, deficient plans and specifications; and the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong and professional communication skills, and be friendly and outgoing. The person in this position will interact and work on matters across the firm’s footprint.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to handle assigned caseload both independently and with supervision
  • Drafting of pleadings, motions, discovery demands, etc.
  • Experience with depositions, court appearances and motion practice
  • Perform extensive research
  • Maintain an excellent relationship with clients, including complying with all client guidelines
  • Ensure all deadlines are met
  • Accurately record and maintain billable hours

    Required Skills/Qualifications:

    • JD from an accredited law school
    • Admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut (MA or RI admission is a plus, as well as Federal Court experience)

    Our Mission Statement says that we cultivate a working environment that provides a humane, sustainable approach to earning a living and living in our world — for ourselves and for our clients. Further, we are committed to reducing our costs, and our footprint on the planet, by integrating virtually and avoiding the traditional “brick and mortar” costs associated with operating a law firm. We achieve this by ensuring that our team comes from diverse socio-economic, cultural, geographic, and educational backgrounds. We believe diversity is required to bring a variety of perspectives and approaches to our clients’ needs. Although we have the sophisticated clients and robust resources typical of a large law firm, we strive to maintain a relaxed, informal atmosphere that fosters professional development, personal satisfaction and growth.

    Salary is commensurate with experience and skill set. Position offers benefits, including health, life, short-term and long-term disability, as well as 401k, flexible work and paid time off.

    If you’re interested in becoming part of a truly collaborative team consistent with our mission, core value, business goals, and promises to each other, then your journey begins here.

    Kindly forward your cv to our email address:  careers@gerberciano.com