New York, New York
Wilson Elser’s New York office is currently seeking an Construction/General Liability Associate Attorney.
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 1,000 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal’s survey of the nation’s largest law firms.
JD from an accredited law school
Admitted to practice in the State of New York
3+ years of defense litigation experience
Experience with construction (NYS Labor Law 200, 240, 241) matters, insurance defense, premises liability, and general liability
Experience appearing in court for OSHA hearings is a plus
Superior analytical skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to manage a caseload independently and responsibly
Legal project management experience is helpful
Independently manage a caseload involving insurance defense, general liability, auto/transportation liability, or construction (NYS Labor Law)
Work closely with other attorneys, team members, and Partners on legal projects
Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
Communicate with clients and provide status reports
Why Should You Apply?
Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
Unlimited PTO plan
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
Corporate Discount Plans
The annualized salary range for this position is $115,000 to $160,000.Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to and putting “New York Construction/ General Liability Associate Attorney” in the subject line.
We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm’s policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.