Schian Walker, PLC, a nationally recognized boutique comercial litigation and bankruptcy law firm, is currently seeking an associate attorney to join our thriving practice. The Firm has been well-established in Phoenix for over 20 years, is AV rated, and is listed in both Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers.
Typical duties include:
Researching and analyzing complex legal issues and writing briefs or memoranda for submission to clients, courts, mediators, and arbitrators.
Appearing in courts, mediations, arbitrations on behalf of the firm's clients, as well as presenting well-reasoned oral arguments to the judicial body.
Analyzing and summarizing complicated contracts and other legal documents and suggesting revisions where appropriate.
Assisting in the discovery process (including e-discovery) in preparation for litigation.
Assisting partners, legal assistants, and staff as needed to meet client and firm objectives.
Ability to work cooperatively and independently in a sophisticated, fast-paced, collegial environment.
Negotiating with other attorneys regarding contractual issues and legal disputes, including settlement conferences.
Anticipating and mitigating potential legal problems and developing preventative, proactive strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk.
Performing due diligence in litigation and contractual matters.
The associate attorney must have a juris doctor (JD) from an accredited law school, have excellent academic credentials, and be a member of the Arizona State Bar. The associate attorney will also need excellent analytical, communication, diplomacy, legal research, and writing skills. Ideal candidates should have at least three years prior experience in a law firm, government agency, or corporate legal department, with relevant practice experience in commercial litigation and preferably bankruptcy.
Additional Salary Information: Comprehensive benefits package including profit sharing
About Schian Walker, PLC
Schian Walker, PLC is a nationally recognized boutique commercial litigation and bankruptcy law firm located in midtown Phoenix. The Firm has been well-established for over 20 years, is AV rated and is listed in both SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers.