Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C., a national subrogation and insurance litigation firm with offices in Hartford, WI; New Orleans, LA; Santa Ana, CA; Austin, TX; Jacksonville, FL; and Boston, MA, is seeking a junior associate attorney for its New Orleans office. The preferred experience level is 3-5 years.

Associates are provided opportunities to engage in challenging, substantive work, along with the ability to control their own caseload. Responsibilities include immediate management of national subrogation cases with client and local counsel contact. Candidates must have an understanding of handling litigated cases from start to finish. The ability to maintain and develop client relationships is of utmost importance. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills along with excellent legal research and writing abilities. In addition, excellent time management skills and organizational habits are critical to prioritizing and meeting deadlines. The ideal candidate must be able to work well both individually and as a team. Administrative skills, such as timekeeping, are a must as well as a basic level of technology skills (case management software, MS Office, etc.). Most importantly, we are looking for an individual that is detail-oriented, with strong communication, legal research, and writing skills who will fit in with our family-oriented work environment.

The firm offers excellent growth opportunity and a highly collegial work environment. The candidate will have occasional travel and opportunities to author articles, speak at conferences, and visit clients.

The firm actively supports its attorneys with in-house continuing education, marketing and client development. Compensation is negotiable based on relevant skills and experience. The firm also offers a benefit package including, life, health, dental and a 401(k) plan with employer match.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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