CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION ASSOCIATE
Company: Fort Myer Construction Corp
Posted on: September 22, 2018
FORT MYER CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION is seeking a Construction Litigation Associate to join the team. This is a new position that will be focused on work within the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC area. Fort Myer Construction Corporation is a leading contractor in the Washington DC metropolitan area, focusing on an array of infrastructure construction disciplines. Located in the DC Metropolitan area, Fort Myer is uniquely organized to be responsive to the infrastructure needs of its clients due to the resources and relationships it has developed over its many years as a DC-based business. Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel -- FLSA Status: Exempt Summary: This position handles all aspects of the litigation process including, but not limited to, drafting of motions, complaints, and discovery requests, transactional work, contract drafting and review. Strong construction background is required. Applicants are expected to have strong writing and verbal skills, analytical skills, and have the ability to research complex legal issues. Must be licensed to practice in Washington, DC. Maryland and Virginia bars are a plus. -- Duties and Responsibilities: Independently manages a caseload involving insurance defense, general liability, auto/transportation liability, construction, claims, transactional work, litigation, contract drafting & review, investigations and appeals, Works closely with the COO & General Counsel, other attorneys, and team members on legal projects, The Construction Litigation Associate is responsible for handling their own docket and managing their case load from inception through completion. Should possess experience in construction litigation, appeals, contract drafting and review, Communicate with internal & external customers and provides status reports, and Additional duties as assigned. -- Job Requirements: JD from an accredited law school, Admitted to practice in Washington, DC. Maryland and Virginia bars are a plus, Possesses experience litigating all types of construction disputes, including delay and disruption claims, payment disputes such as mechanic's lien, bond, and stop notice claims, construction defect litigation, 3-5 years of litigation experience, Experience with construction labor law matters, insurance defense, general liability, and or auto/transportation liability, Trial experience is desired, Superior analytical skills Strong written and oral communication skills, Ability to manage a caseload independently and responsibly, Legal project management experience is helpful, Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and background check, and Candidates should submit resume and three writing samples. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and writing sample through our website www.fortmyer.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully subscribe to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants and/or employees are considered for hire, promotion, training opportunities, and work assignments, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal or local laws. Daily Record.Category: Legal, Keywords: Litigation Attorney
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