Job Postings

Listed below are open positions that NYWBA has been notified of. For additional openings, please navigate to WBASNY’s job postings here.

Careers in the Courts, New York State Unified Court System

Bankruptcy Associate, Nixon Peabody
Seeking an associate in Boston, MA or New York, NY office. The ideal candidate will have approximately two to four years of experience in all aspects of bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related litigation matters, including, but not limited to, representing creditors, debtors, secured lenders, landlords and creditors’ committees.

To apply, please visit http://www.nixonpeabody.com/lateral_attorney_hiring
Questions? E-mail lhbloom@nixonpeabody.com

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Health Care Associate, Nixon Peabody
Seeking a motivated mid-level associate in Jericho, NY or NYC office. The ideal candidate will have at least four years of experience representing healthcare clients on a broad range of health care regulatory and transactional matters. Qualified candidates will have a strong background advising clients on federal and state compliance matters. Experience in transactional matters in the health care industry such as mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, contractual agreements and license and lease agreements is a plus.

To apply, please visit http://www.nixonpeabody.com/lateral_attorney_hiring
Questions? E-mail lhbloom@nixonpeabody.com

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Senior Staff Attorney, The Hartford
This position partners with our insureds and claim centers to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation.

The Senior Staff Attorney will handle the following key responsibilities:

– Independently and aggressively defend a full caseload of auto, general liability, and construction site accidents from inception through trial.
– Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients.
– Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions, and briefs in support of defense strategies.
– Provide effective and timely information, legal advice and other services, in a technology driven environment, to clients and claims on legal and factual issues.
– Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel, and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures.
– Responsible for the prompt, efficient, and effective disposition of assigned cases.
– Independently conduct trials, depositions, arbitrations, and mediations.
– Research, draft, and argue motions and appeals.
– Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain a high level of professional expertise.

To apply, please visit http://www.thehartford.com/careers and use job # 1802309

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Legal Director, New York Civil Liberties Union
The Legal Director must develop and pursue a strategic vision for the legal program that advances the NYCLU’s overall civil liberties and civil rights agenda; develop potential cases and legal theories; manage the docket of about 50 cases; assign cases; and work with attorneys to develop litigation strategies, including strategies that use the state constitution to
expand rights beyond federal law. The Legal Director must also ensure that the litigation is consistent with ACLU and NYCLU policy; develop relationships with law firms, legal organizations, and other coalition partners to advance issues of mutual concern; and pursue strategies to resolve matters short of litigation, as appropriate. The Legal Director must also collaborate and communicate with the Executive Director, and with other members of the Senior Staff on matters of strategy and direction. The Legal Director must maintain a collegial relationship with the NYCLU Board of Directors and must communicate with the Board in coordination with the Executive Director.

For more information and to apply, please e-mail jobs@nyclu.org and reference “Legal Director” in the subject.

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Bankruptcy Judgeship, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

For more information and to apply, please e-mail Meika Brown at Meika_Brown@ca2.uscourts.gov

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Senior Staff Attorney, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

For more information and to apply, please contact Jessica Quinter at jessica.quinter@ppfa.org