Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a 2nd-3rd year (2016-2017 JD) litigation associate to join the Trial Department in our New York office. This associate will have the opportunity to work in all phases of commercial, intellectual property and other litigation, from pleading through trial and appeal. This position would involve significant responsibility over pending cases, in-court experience and active trial and motion work. Specifically, this associate will handle the following types of tasks for complex litigation matters:
Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:
Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)
Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)
100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)
Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)
Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.
Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.
Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success: Banking and Financial Institutions; Development and Infrastructure; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Healthcare; and Technology.
Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.
How to Apply
Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.
The following qualifications are required:
Two to three years of commercial litigation experience
New York bar admission
Excellent research and writing skills
Strong academic performance
Additional Salary Information: Depends on experience. Dorsey's starting salary in our New York office is $165,000/year.
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About Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world's most successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders in the health care and life sciences industries. The Firm’s largest office is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.
Dorsey is a leader in mergers and acquisitions work. Every year since 1994, Dorsey has ranked in the top 10 among all law firms for the number of U.S. M&A deals completed (Thomson Reuters). Dorsey is a leader in Canadian cross-border capital-markets and M&A transactions, as well as securities work on other international transactions including India, China and Hong Kong offerings. Dorsey’s Advocacy Group has over 300 lawyers licensed to practice before courts in 35 states and seven countries. Since 2008, Dorsey’s London tax litigation practice has been ranked in the top ...tier of Legal 500 and Chambers U.K.
The Firm was founded over 100 years ago at the request of a company that is still a valued client of the Firm. Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for its commitment to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.