Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C., a growing national subrogation and litigation firm with offices in Hartford, WI; New Orleans, LA; Santa Ana, CA; Austin, TX; Jacksonville, FL; and Boston, MA, is seeking an experienced litigator (5+ years) to join our rapidly growing team at our Jacksonville, FL branch. The desired candidate must have a track record of success, ability to handle cases, unilaterally or as an associate alongside an assigned partner, from inception to trial; demonstrable, significant experience with motion practice, discovery, fact depositions, and expert discovery desired; federal or multi-jurisdictional practice experience ideal; attorneys familiar with handling fire loss litigation, product liability defense, insurance defense, and/or subrogation work also preferred. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, along with excellent legal research and writing abilities.
Attorneys are provided opportunities to engage in challenging, substantive work, along with the ability to control their own caseload. The ability to maintain and develop client relationships is critical. In addition, excellent time management skills and organizational habits are critical to the prioritizing and meeting deadlines. The ideal candidate must be able to work well both individually and as team. Administrative skills, such as timekeeping, is a must as well a basic level of technology skills (case management software, MS Office, etc.)
The firm offers excellent growth opportunity and a highly collegial and congenial 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. Salary is negotiable and 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
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Vision insurance