Attorney

Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP Atlanta, GA
Great opportunity for a Georgia licensed Attorney with 1-5 years of experience. If you are looking to gain experience working alongside top litigators, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP is the place for you.

HPTY represents a variety of clients from some of Americas largest corporations to small local businesses and individual clients in high-risk litigation and business disputes across the country. The successful candidate will be a part of a national team of 350 lawyers and professional staff spread across ten offices located in Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Napa, New York, St. Louis, and San Francisco.

HPTY offers a competitive salary complemented by a full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Plan, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, 401k, Short and Long Term Disability and Profit Sharing.

Position responsibilities include:

* Defense litigation - Primarily in Professional, Healthcare, and General liability

* Trial preparation including Strategy Discussion, Discovery, Records Review, Client Interview and Witness Preparation

* Research into Complex Litigation Areas

* Take and Defend Depositions

* Preparing and arguing motions

* Conducting mediations

Successful candidate will demonstrate:

* 1-5 years of experience, preferably in litigation

* Excellent analytical and critical reasoning skills

* A client focused mentality

* Demonstrated writing and research skills

* Ability to think on feet and respond strategically

* Excellent oral communication skills

* Ability to work both independently and within a strong team

Active Georgia Bar License Required

Participation in law review and/or moot court and prior deposition experience are a plus.

Practice Areas:

Appellate, Bad Faith and Coverage, Banking & Finance, Business/Commercial, Construction, Employee Benefits & ERISA, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), Labor & Employment, Legal Malpractice, Long Term Care & Assisted Living, Medical Malpractice, Municipal Liability, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Professional Negligence, Toxic Tort and Environmental, and Transportation

Why Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young?

Over the last half-century, we have grown to include more than 350 lawyers and professional staff in ten offices located in Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Napa, New York, St. Louis, and San Francisco. Our firm represents some of Americas largest corporations, small local businesses and individual clients in high-risk litigation and business disputes across the country. Our continued success relies on one distinction - OUR PEOPLE. We are committed to our people by providing a culture that is vibrant, challenging, and rewarding with an environment to choose your career path and experience opportunities and benefits not present at every firm.

We value diversity and strive to create a supportive environment that enables all of our personnel to achieve and deliver excellence in their professional careers. We actively embrace different backgrounds, viewpoints and perspectives as we endeavor to promote diversity in our workplace and our community. Many of our attorneys and staff participate in pro bono programs and community service to provide social, legal and economic opportunities to the underprivileged and disadvantaged.

Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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