Associate Attorney - Commercial Transactions and Litigation

Duluth, GA 

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JOB SUMMARY:

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC (MRLP) currently has an excellent opportunity within its Duluth Office Real Estate and Commercial Transactions division for an Associate. MRLP has established itself as a National leader in representing banks, mortgage lenders and investor clients in commercial and residential real estate, contract, title disputes and real estate litigation throughout its 15 state footprint. This position includes but is not limited to handling commercial transactions for banks and small businesses, various areas of litigation, and other matters.  This position involves working closely with the managing partner of the department, reviewing incoming referrals and developing case strategy, drafting documents and conducting settlement negotiations. The position is a full-time, in-office position at the firm’s Duluth location.  This position provides exposure to a wide variety of interesting assignments.  Prior experience with contract law, Small Business Association transactions and/or real estate is a plus. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage case load of transactional and litigation matters, assist managing partner and associate on various matters.
  • Draft letters, pleadings, appear in court.
  • Communicate with clients regularly for updates and case resolution.
  • Collaborate with managing partner on strategy and resolution options

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • J.D. degree, licensed and in good standing with Georgia Bar
  • 1-5 years general Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of Georgia Civil Procedure

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Motivated self starter, ability to multi-task, detail-oriented, flexible and personable
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Positive attitude and willingness to adapt to change
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully.
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to interact and communicate well with clients, staff, peers and management
  • Knowledge of commercial and/or residential real estate a plus
  • Fluency in a second language a plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: Normal office working conditions, with quiet to moderate noise level within the work environment. The firm offers the ability to work remotely with flexibility in daily scheduling.

We offer a comprehensive compensation package, which includes a salary commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

If you possess the requisite qualifications, and are seeking the opportunity to work with a Nationwide leader in financial services litigation, please submit your resume in confidence.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States.

Because of the high volume of calls received, only qualified candidates will be contacted for consideration.

Apply today!

Please forward your resume and cover letter for consideration to careers@mccalla.com.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.