Position: Litigation Counsel (Connecticut)
Company: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Description: Seyfarth Shaw – a leading AmLaw 100 firm with offices throughout the US and abroad – is looking for a commercial litigation attorney with experience with consumer financial services litigation who is licensed to practice in and based in Connecticut. The ideal candidate will have experience representing lenders or other financial institutions in defending claims brought under a variety federal statutes and regulations, as well as related state laws and regulations. The successful candidate will also have significant practice experience in Connecticut courts, including familiarity and comfort with the Connecticut court systems and rules of civil procedure. Top law firm experience preferred. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required. Must be admitted to Connecticut bar, with Massachusetts and/or New York licensure a plus.
The position is open to candidates looking for a full time, yet flexible schedule that emphasizes work/life balance. Candidates will work from a virtual/remote office, and travel throughout Connecticut (and occasionally to our Boston office) will be required.
Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our attorneys through our mentoring programs, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our attorneys to advance in their careers through involvement in case management/strategy and opportunities for extensive client contact. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth also is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother six years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.
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Note To Agencies and Applicants: At this time, Seyfarth Shaw LLP will not be accepting applications submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications to be considered for this position.