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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Houston, TX

Company
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1737
AJE Ref #
576206375
Location
Houston, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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REF. NO.:
1737
JOB TITLE:
Litigation Alternative Track Associate

OFFICE:
* Houston
DEPARTMENT:
* Litigation

POSTED DATE:
09/16/2016

JOB TYPE:

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Houston office of Morgan Lewis, an international law firm with nearly 2,000 attorneys, seeks to hire a highly qualified associate with law firm experience to join our Litigation Practice Group s Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice. Please note this is a non-partnership track position.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

PRACTICE DESCRIPTION:
Morgan Lewis has a long-standing, nationally recognized product liability and mass torts practice. Our team handles mass torts, individual lawsuits, and class actions, as well as multidistrict litigation. Our lawyers were the original thought leaders in asbestos-related bodily injury and property damage litigation, which has led to the development of current US product liability and toxic tort law. We often serve as national coordinating and trial counsel on product liability cases, and as lead counsel on mass, multi-defendant toxic tort cases, including community exposure cases. We defend claims in the most challenging jurisdictions, opposing leading plaintiff trial firms. Our lawyers are leaders in effectively managing litigation by using innovative risk mitigation strategies and litigation metrics analysis to deliver effective and cost-efficient results.
A strong background in product liability, complex mass tort and toxic tort litigation is required, and asbestos litigation experience is required. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials as well as strong organization, writing, and analytical skills. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. LOUISIANA BAR MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.

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Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
PLEASE NOTE: Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.

MORGAN LEWIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY STATUS, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER CHARACTERISTIC PROTECTED BY LAW.