Associate (SD Office) – Toxic Tort/Retail, 1-4 years

Litigation attorney with 1-4 years of experience to handle toxic tort/products liability defense and complex liability matters for a hard-working AV-rated law firm.  Our team is seeking a driven associate to handle the defense of toxic tort matters.  Motivated, self-starting, candidate with solid work ethic, experienced in all aspects of litigation required, including investigation, research, analysis, discovery, motion work and trials/trial preparation.  Candidate should have experience taking percipient/party/expert depositions and representing clients in mediations and court hearings, be highly motivated to be part of an active trial practice, demonstrate initiative, have exceptional client responsiveness/service skills and exceptional interpersonal skills to be part of a collaborative team.  Excellent research and writing skills are required.

We offer competitive salaries, bonus opportunities, generous benefits, including health insurance and 401(k) with company match, and a great work atmosphere.  If you are motivated to deliver quality results, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working with great people, we want to hear from you.  Base Salary Range: $105K to $160K

Please send your resume to: employment@pettitkohn.com