Litigation Associate Resume Samples

The core task of a Litigation Associate is to represent cases in the Court and as well render legal advice to clients who are facing lawsuits. Highlighting duties listed on the Litigation Associate Resume include the following – preparing litigation documents including appeals and contracts; defending depositions, conducting researches, providing legal counsel to clients facing lawsuits; preparing for and arguing cases in the court, and specializing in specific legal areas such as real estate law or personal injury.

The resume should mention assets such as – legal knowledge, the ability to interact well with all types of clients, knowledge of filing documents needed for litigation, wills, appeals and contracts; and a strong familiarity with all legal terminologies and jargons. All attorneys are required to possess a law degree and pass the state’s bar examination.

Litigation Associate Resume example

Litigation Associate Resume

Summary : Accomplished attorney with a wide range of experience in civil litigation including representation of major financial institutions, collection agency, insurance defense.

Skills : Legal Research, Compliance, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Advised clients on all aspects of proceedings.
    2. Collaborated with co-counsel including with respect to cross-border data transfer issues.
    3. Coordinated with counsel representing numerous financial institutions involved in proceedings.
    4. Oversaw case management and fact-gathering projects.
    5. Represented an international investment bank in a multidistrict antitrust class action brought against several financial institutions.
    6. Evaluated factual and legal issues and developed arguments regarding merits and class certification.
    7. Provided three clients with guidance and results. 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Law


Litigation Associate I Resume

Objective : A senior litigator with expertise in general commercial litigation and loan enforcement, and drafting bench memoranda, evidence preparation, and witness preparation.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Management.

Description :

    1. Represented middle-market corporate entities and individuals in diversified commercial litigation.
    2. Practiced covering all facets of motions and appeals in state court, including taking and defending depositions and other discovery.
    3. Represented landlords and tenants in residential and commercial landlord-tenant plenary actions and summary.
    4. Represented builders of commercial properties in mechanic lien foreclosures.
    5. Engaged in real property title defense litigation.
    6. Represented brokers, sellers/landlords as well as buyers/tenants in brokerage commission litigations.
    7. Drafted the complaint, discovery, lis pendens, subpoenas, arbitration brief, arbitration exhibits in a real estate dispute.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
J.D.


Litigation Associate/Analyst Resume

Headline : Litigator with five-and-a-half years of experience conducting complex litigation and internal investigations for clients ranging from privately-held companies.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Interviewed, hired, supervised, and mentored female law students who interned with the firm.
    2. Provided mentorship, career advice, and professional development assistance to paralegals.
    3. Participated in a mentor program through the Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession.
    4. Provided free consultations resulting in over yearly revenue for the firm.
    5. Argued various legal proceedings, including jury trials, suppression, Habeas Corpus, sentencing, probation, and parole violations.
    6. Interviewed witnesses, analyzed evidence, and created an effective defense for clients.
    7. Negotiated case outcomes with MDJ and DA offices.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Jr. Litigation Associate Resume

Objective : Dedicated advisor and tenacious advocate who has successfully handled major civil litigation matters at both trial and appellate levels, specializing in commercial litigation.

Skills : Civil Litigation, Legal Research, Appellate Practice.

Description :

    1. Maintained high volume caseload in deadline-driven practice areas of bodily injury and no-fault insurance defense.
    2. Devised and carry out litigation plans for assigned cases, personally handling files at all stages of litigation, up to and including trial.
    3. Reviewed claimant medical records, prepare and draft claimant chronologies, manage medical discovery.
    4. Daily court appearances in Civil and Supreme Court for conferences, motions, and trials.
    5. Prepare for and conduct trials including researching.
    6. Daily client communication regarding case statuses and legal recommendations.
    7. Drafted motions, petitions, briefs, and other legal documents and correspondence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
J.D.

Litigation Associate III Resume

Summary : Associate Litigation Attorney experienced at anticipating and identifying legal issues and finding creative solutions. Implemented and managed discovery plans .

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Writing, Legislative Experience.

Description :

    1. Defense litigation firm specialized in aviation law, personal injury, commercial, and government litigation.
    2. Litigated associate, head of trial technology, responsible for all phases of litigation.
    3. Responsible for the preparation of litigation budgets.
    4. Directed written and verbal communication with clients, including adjusters, pertaining to the investigation, liability, damages, and valuation analysis.
    5. Represented individuals and businesses in administrative proceedings.
    6. Responsible for the preparation and review of contracts and settlement agreements.
    7. Conducted EUOs called for by Special Investigations in cases of suspected fraud.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
J.D.

Litigation Associate II Resume

Headline : Seeking a position where can utilize strong communication skills, organizational skills, and maintaining business.

Skills : Communication Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Represented personal injury clients as a second-year litigation associate.
    2. Independently maintained a docket of over 10 personal injury cases as well as over 150 pre-litigation claims.
    3. Conducted client interviews, research potential claims, and develop case strategy.
    4. Represented over plaintiffs in toxic tort litigation against two Fortune companies for exposure to dioxin-laden paper mill waste.
    5. Led counsel responsible for responding and propounding written discovery for plaintiffs.
    6. Coordinated experts for property appraisals and environmental remediation estimates and directed medical testing and human specimen analysis.
    7. Successfully represented a veteran, pro bono, regarding modification of custody.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor In Law

Litigation Associate/Analyst Resume

Headline : A dynamic professional in the PR and communications field seeking employment continuing to grow and strive with company.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Litigated heavy civil caseload involving general insurance defense, personal injury, tort claims, and insurance coverage.
    2. Counseled clients regarding legal strategy and legal proceedings.
    3. Drafted pleadings and dispositive motions for all stages of litigation, and argued dispositive motions in court.
    4. Arranged and coordinated meetings and depositions with clients, witnesses, expert witnesses, and attorneys.
    5. Represented numerous clients and scheduled court hearings, depositions, and critical deadlines for the current and upcoming year.
    6. Drafted memos, briefs, electronic correspondence, and prepared weekly reports for Managing Partners.
    7. Directly recruited and mentored three administrative assistants.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Certificate

Lead Litigation Associate Resume

Headline : To continue legal career by bringing extensive legal and nonlegal background and experience into the traditional practice of law.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Interacted with clients on legal issues and retainer agreements.
    2. Drafted pleadings, motions, and briefs for matters in Law.
    3. Researched using LexisNexis and Westlaw databases.
    4. Conducted depositions, arbitrations, and trials.
    5. Drafted and probated wills and represent Executors through the distribution of the estate.
    6. Evaluated the merits of cases and devised a litigation strategy.
    7. Deposed percipient and expert witnesses and defended depositions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
JD

Associate Litigation Associate Resume

Summary : Accomplished Attorney with extensive claims and litigation experience and a strong focus in solving problem cases and settlement negotiation.

Skills : Communication Skills, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Litigated fraud, contract, commercial lease, antitrust, and trade secrets actions in federal and state courts.
    2. Arbitrated multiple health care company disputes.
    3. Defended expert depositions in a case involving a prominent Silicon Valley clients.
    4. Extensive law and motion practice on procedural, substantive, and dispositive issues.
    5. Extensive discovery practice, including depositions.
    6. Directed and participated in complex document productions.
    7. Reviewed and analyzed medical records to assess damages.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
J.D. In Law

Asst. Litigation Associate Resume

Headline : Former federal prosecutor with government enforcement experience in both criminal and civil cases. Thought leader responsible for creating innovative, industry-respected department.

Skills : Communication Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Prepared pleadings as well as substantive and procedural motions.
    2. Conducted numerous depositions, made various court appearances for the argument of motions and conferences.
    3. Negotiated settlements and participated in mediations and arbitrations to resolve cases.
    4. Maintained continuous client communication and apprised clients of case updates and developments.
    5. Specialized in insurance defense and business litigation.
    6. Drafted pleadings, motions, and memoranda of law.
    7. Argued motions and attended court conferences.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Litigation Associate Resume

Summary : A detail-oriented and client-focused attorney with established capabilities in commercial litigation, financial services compliance, wealth management and disability advocacy.

Skills : Civil Litigation, Legal Research, Appellate Practice.

Description :

    1. Focused on complex civil litigation in toxic tort matters in circuit and appellate courts.
    2. Actively investigated and identified local, state, and federal statutory noncompliance.
    3. Developed case theory and litigation strategies.
    4. Conducted all aspects of discovery, including written discovery and depositions.
    5. Conducted de bene esse and live testimony of expert medical and technical witnesses, including causation experts.
    6. Composed and respond to dispositive motions.
    7. Identified and researches legal issues in preparation for drafting appeals Conducts oral arguments in appellate courts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor