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Long Term Contract Junior Litigation Attorney

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On Call Counsel
May 23, 2023
New York, New York
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On Call Counsel is seeking a New York licensed litigation attorney with 1-4 years of litigation experience. This is a long-term contract role (potential to become permanent) with a prestigious government agency. The ideal candidate must have recent substantive litigation experience, experience attending hearings, and negotiating settlements.


Must be vaccinated for Covid.


Location: Manhattan

Hourly Rate

0 to 1 year of experience: $39.00

2+ years of experience: $44.29



Responsibilities Include:

  • Draft settlement memos and agreements
  • Court appearances before federal and local magistrate judges.
  • Negotiate with attorneys via email and over the phone.
  • Draft settlement memos, answers, and briefs.
  • Collaborative, strategize and share knowledge with colleagues handling similar cases.
  • Work on pending cases in Federal and State courts in matters involving administrative law, regulatory litigation, Article 78 defense litigation, vital records.
  • Excellent research and writing skills with experience in motion practice (motion to dismiss/opposition to class certification/and/or summary judgment).
  • Discovery including taking and defending depositions, document discovery etc.




  • Actively licensed to practice law and in good standing in the State of New York with 1-2 years of general litigation experience.
  • Prior settlement negotiation experience.
  • Recent substantive litigation experience.
  • Experience attending hearings.
  • Candidates must have strong analytic, research, writing, computer, and communication skills.


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital or familial status, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, citizenship status, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Applications from members of minority groups and women are encouraged.

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