Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“WMATA” or “Metro”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel to be located in WMATA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to WMATASrCounsel@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the organization directly; all resumes sent to the organization will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: This is a senior trial attorney position. The attorney will represent WMATA before courts and arbitration panels in various aspects of civil litigation. The attorney will prepare pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in settlement negotiations.
Experience: A minimum of ten (10) years of civil litigation experience. Substantial first and second chair trial experience in state and federal courts in the District of Columbia and Maryland is required. Experience in state and federal court in Virginia is a plus.
Compensation: Competitive salary and generous benefits commensurate with experience.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Relos: No. Local candidates only.
Bar: Admitted to the Bar in the District of Columbia and the ability to become licensed to practice law in Maryland within one year after commencement of employment.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.