Duffy & Sweeney is now accepting applications from self-reliant and motivated individuals with 2 to 3 years of experience seeking a career that offers challenges and the opportunity to grow and advance with our organization.
We are not your “typical” law practice. Our firm’s culture is entrepreneurial. The environment is fast-paced and urgent. We excel at what we do because we really care. We don’t just represent our clients; we protect their interests by litigating professionally, ethically and assertively. We are committed to producing measurable results for our clients. Our lawyers represent clients throughout the region, the nation and the globe, often against much larger firms. We continue to be in the forefront of cases of first impression involving contemporary issues at the intersection of technology and business.
Our attorneys are hardworking, straight forward and “bottom line” oriented. We hold ourselves to the highest professional standards and need associates who share these qualities.
The candidate we select must meet the following criteria:
Strong analytical skills | Excellent writer | Effective speaker | Confident in abilities | Self-motivated problem solver
REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION
Requirement 1: JD with strong academic performance
Requirement 2: Clerkship preferred
Requirement 3: Law review or equivalent writing experience
Requirement 4: 2-3 years in commercial litigation
Requirement 5: Experience using document management and review software
Requirement 6: Writing sample
All candidates must pass a background check and have verifiable references.
BASIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
WHY WORK AT DUFFY & SWEENEY?
Management team committed to your success | Challenge oriented work environment | Collegial and professional workplace | Substantial opportunity to develop and hone litigation skill set | Dynamic and varied commercial case load
ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL
Interdependency – Seeks help when needed but otherwise works productively without close supervision.
Interpersonal Skills – Able to quickly “connect” and interact effectively with different personality styles.
Adaptability – Able to “change gears” as required by current conditions.
Handling Stress – Remains focused and composed in difficult situations.
Quality of Work – Attention to detail and organizational skills must be a natural talent.
Comportment – Behaves in a manner that promotes client trust and respect.
“Win-Win” Mindset – Insures that the client’s needs as well as the firm’s interests are satisfied.
Client Retention – Seeks ways to insure long term relationships with clients.
Optimism – Demonstrates a point of view that anticipates positive outcomes.
Communication – Speaks directly and appropriately to achieve desired results.
Challenge Oriented – The word “can’t” is not in their vocabulary.
Results Orientation – Plans and manages time, tasks and deadlines to achieve goals.
Accuracy – Consistently produces work that is factually and verifiably accurate.
Starting salary depending on experience. Benefits include health and 401K plus profit sharing.
To arrange a confidential interview, apply below with your resume and a cover page outlining how your experience and attributes is a “match” for our firm. All qualified resumes will be considered.