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Associate Attorney- Workers' Compensation
Ref No.: 18-34431
Location: Niskayuna, New York
Pay Rate : $ 50,000.00 - 75,000.00 /Year
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
Prestigious law firm in the Capital District is seeking an Associate Attorney for its busy workers' compensation department. Our client offers a full benefits package and potential bonus opportunities. 

Working with compassion, the Associate Attorney will assist individuals who have been injured on the job file and pursue claims to recover compensation for their injuries, including medical bills and lost wages.
  • Gathering medical evidence and medical records
  • Representing the interests of the claimant at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, and other proceedings
  • Taking depositions of the physicians, medical experts and other parties
  • Negotiating settlements on behalf of the claimant
  • Performing legal research
  • Remaining up to date on developments in the law
  • Drafting appeals, rebuttals, memorandum of law, briefs, opinions and other legal documents
  • Litigating cases before a workers' compensation law judge
  • Travel to and from all hearing points across New York State
Requirements:
  • Must be admitted to the NYS Bar
  • A minimum of one year of workers' compensation experience required, specifically with law review or law journal, moot court
  • Internship with DA or Public Defender's office preferred. GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of PC applications, Windows, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Strong oral advocacy, writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle large caseloads and juggle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently
Recruiter: Roxanne Hansen
Job ID: 18-34431
Interested candidates with the appropriate qualifications can submit resume and salary requirements directly to rhansen@nescoresource.com for immediate consideration