Another Baton Rouge firm is thriving right now. The firm has offices in New Orleans and Mississippi. They would like to hire a young 3-5 year associate to handle general, insurance defense litigation cases. Someone who likes general casualty and auto would be the best fit.
A local Baton Rouge firm with offices around the state has an immediate need to hire a lawyer for the Baton Rouge office. The ideal lawyer will have between 2 and 6 years of experience in litigation. Two partners in the commercial litigation practice group have recently brought in some big cases and need help. They do not mind hiring someone with personal injury defense experience who might want to get out of the insurance defense area and move to commercial litigation.
A local Baton Rouge firm would like to hire an associate to assist the construction litigation team. The work might also include commercial matters. It’s a local firm only with an excellent bonus structure. This is a hard working firm but at least the lawyers who put in the time get paid well.
New Orleans is booming right now. So far in 2020, I have managed to place a bunch of lawyers at great firms. January was an exceedingly busy month and the big demand is finally tapering off a bit. Still, there are jobs out there.
Two firms in town need immigration lawyers. Spanish language skills are ideal but not a deal breaker.
Two firms would like to hire part time lawyers. One to do toxic tort litigation and the other for construction.
There are three insurance defense firms looking to hire associates with about 3-6 years of experience handling general liability cases. These could include auto accidents, homeowners coverage, premise liability, construction, and general casualty work. All three firms are around the same size and enjoy a good rapport with one another.
One excellent New Orleans firm needs to hire a 3-5 insurance defense litigation lawyer. I love this firm. Great people, nice atmosphere and low attrition rate. One of my friends is a partner there who helped start the firm. The work would be slip and fall, auto, CGL policy defense, and general liability.
A very good and well regarded firm wants to hire a lawyer with expertise in environmental regulations and compliance. Perhaps a small bit of business would help but might not be necessary. I think the firm could support the lawyer with its own work.
A firm is looking to open a New Orleans office with one or a group of lawyers. The firm does not have a presence in New Orleans and would like to start an office there. The firm would also like to look at a lawyer or a group of attorneys to open up an office in Baton Rouge or Lafayette as well.
One of the most prestigious firms in the city wants to hire a lawyer with experience in maritime litigation. They are looking for an associate with some pedigree and with about 5 years of experience handling maritime litigation. Law school grades are still rather important to this firm, even at 5 years so the pool is smaller. Of course the more years of experience and the larger the book of business, the less the grades matter.
A prestigious national firm with a New Orleans office wants to hire an attorney (2-4) to work with the asbestos team. It would mean some travel, writing, attending depositions and conferences. The lawyers are busy and this firm does need help.
A thriving law firm in Metairie needs an attorney. It’s a hard working firm with good pay. The work would include malpractice, construction, personal injury defense and some commercial work. The main partner started the firm on his own and it has been a success since day one.
A small firm in Metairie has just brought in a large amount of work from a client. The firm really needs to hire a staff attorney. This is for a lawyer who might not want to go to court, make partner, and not interested in trying cases or negotiating with opposing counsel. The ideal lawyer would like research and writing. The lawyer should be prepared to receive assignments from about four other lawyers in the firm which would include writs, dispositive motions, exceptions, briefs, and potentially letters to the client updating them on your opinions on the cases. The work is mostly personal injury and property defense work.
A very well regarded law firm in Metairie is seeking an attorney with experience to work in the toxic tort section. This firm would like a lawyer with at least five years of experience in personal injury defense litigation. The firm pays well.
A multi city, national firm wants to hire a lawyer to handle insurance coverage litigation. This particular job would involve more writing and in-office work than being in court every day. There would be some court appearances and medications but the firm prides itself on resolving cases for clients before the litigation gets involved.
A large national firm has a need to hire a 5-10 year associate with excellent pedigree (Top grades, top schools, etc) with either experience in white collar crime or in complex, commercial litigation.
A New Orleans based firm with a Tampa office wants to hire a lawyer to handle general insurance defense litigation files. The lawyers are a lot of fun, driven and very astute at marketing and brining in more business. It’s impressive how this office has grown.
Three law firms in Tampa are currently looking to hire 3-7 year associates to handle general insurance defense cases. One firm really needs to hire a lawyer to do coverage work and potentially maritime defense work. The other two need first party casualty lawyers. Tampa is booming and so are accidents. All firms have excellent reputations.
A national firm with an office in Mobile wants to hire an associate, roughly 3-6 years of experience, to handle labor law cases. The ideal candidate would have at least one or two years of labor and employment experience. The firm would hire an associate but they expect the lawyer to have some training in that area of practice.
Two firms with offices all over the country have a presence in Gulfport and need help. This would be for general defense litigation.
A New Orleans law firm is looking to hire a young associate to handle general casualty work in Gulfport.
A New Orleans firm would like to bring on a partner with some experience in construction litigation and business. They are not looking for an associate, but a partner who would like to move his or her practice to another firm.
It should go without saying that most firms in town want to hire a partner with a solid book of business. I just moved one lawyer to a firm in New Orleans with a book of around 1.3 million dollars. Not to brag here as I think some of this is luck and knowing the right match, but the lawyer increased his salary and got a new associate to help him out. Needless to say he is one happy lawyer. Yes, a HAPPY lawyer. They do exist.
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