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28 Apr 2023

Full-Time Associate Attorney

GSD – Posted by GSD Kingston, New York, United States

Job Description

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn, PLLC is seeking to hire an attorney with a minimum of 1 to 4 years of legal experience to assist in handling the Firm’s wage and hour litigation practice. The Firm has been representing employees only, primarily in overtime pay, minimum wage, and other wage theft cases since 1998. The Firm is proud to handle cases for a sizable low- and middle-income population as well as undocumented and documented immigrants. We handle individual, class, and collective actions throughout the U.S. Most of our litigation is in federal court.

Applicants need a strong commitment to righting wrongs, strong writing and research skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and an ability to navigate complex substantive law and litigation procedures. Strong interpersonal skills are also required to work with our team and our diverse clients. Experience before law school or a legal career is valued. Spanish fluency would be helpful but is not required. Availability to travel is required; however, work-related traveling will be limited.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in all aspects of civil litigation relating to wage theft;
  • Interviewing clients and potential witnesses;
  • Taking and defending depositions;
  • Drafting pleadings, discovery demands and responses;
  • Reviewing and analyzing discovery responses and production;
  • Calendaring litigation timelines and managing litigation logistics;
  • Engaging in motion practice, trials, and appeals;
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships; and
  • Collaborating with paralegals, and data scientists on data discovery and damages models.

Growth opportunities within the Firm include advancement to partner.

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity as a strength and overall enrichment to our workplace and society as a whole. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital or familial status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any legally protected status.

Compensation includes salary of $82,000 to $90,000 depending on relevant experience, bonuses in profitable years, vacation and sick pay, health insurance, 401k, 18 weeks of parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and other benefits. We have a 1,400 billable hour requirement. We implemented a hybrid work model, which we continue to evaluate and improve upon. We are family-friendly and thrive on a collegial, team-based litigation approach.

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How to Apply

If you are interested, please email your cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and three references to agarcia@getmansweeney.com. No phone calls please.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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