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Attorney and Staff Openings


Interested candidates should send inquiries to Beverly Annello, Director of Human Resources and Professional Recruiting, at careers@murthalaw.com.

 


 

Litigation Associate - Boston, MA

Murtha Cullina LLP is seeking a full-time Litigation Associate with 3-5 years of experience for its Boston office.  Candidate should have excellent writing and analytical skills and experience in dispute resolution including drafting pleadings, taking depositions and participating in mediations, arbitrations and trial work.  Candidate should also have experience handling matters involving general business disputes.  Experience with construction and/or bankruptcy matters is a plus.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic team of Litigators, and offers an opportunity to work in two practice areas (Construction and Bankruptcy), depending on interest and experience level.

At Murtha Cullina, you will find a collegial work environment and a competitive benefits package.  We are always looking for lawyers with diverse backgrounds to add strength to our team and become part of our exciting future.

Qualified candidates should send resume to: 

Beverly Annello, Director of Human Resources & Professional Recruiting

bannello@murthalaw.com

 


 

Commercial Litigation Associate - Connecticut

Murtha Cullina LLP is seeking a full-time Commercial Litigation Associate with 3 years of experience for any of its CT offices:  Hartford, New Haven or Stamford.  Qualifications required:  Experience representing clients in a wide range of complex commercial disputes involving business torts, unfair trade practices, product liability, construction, insurance coverage and contract disputes.  Must  have experience with state and federal courts, arbitrations and mediations.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic team of Litigators across all CT offices, and expand your professional development.

At Murtha Cullina, you will find a collegial work environment and a competitive benefits package.  We are always looking for lawyers with diverse backgrounds to add strength to our team and become part of our exciting future.

Qualified candidates should send resume to: 

Beverly Annello, Director of Human Resources & Professional Recruiting

bannello@murthalaw.com

 


 

Senior Conflicts Analyst

The Senior Conflicts Analyst is responsible for the timely day-to-day processing of conflict and new client/matter requests, including but not limited to conducting corporate affiliate research, identifying where potential conflicts exist, and facilitating discussions that will lead to the resolution of those conflicts.  Responsibilities shall also encompass performing similar conflict checks relating to the activities of the Firm’s attorneys and lateral candidates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Ensure that a complete, documented conflict search is performed for every piece of proposed new business.
  • Ensure that a complete, documented conflict search is performed for every proposed lateral hire candidate.
  • Ensure that a complete, documented conflict search is performed for major organizational relationships of and investments made by Firm attorneys.
  • Conduct exhaustive research on related parties and affiliates.
  • Prepare and analyze reports and effectively summarize conflict check results.
  • Evaluate relationships between companies and individuals and incorporate those relationships into the conflicts database.
  • Assist in all aspects of the Conflicts & Records department operations inclusive of administrative tasks to maintain the integrity of the Firm’s conflicts database.
  • Effectively administer requests in the department’s workflow program.
  • Assign new matter numbers, collect all related waiver letters and engagement letters, and erect ethical walls as necessary.
  • Respond to all inquiries made by secretaries and attorneys relating to intake and Conflicts & Records activities.
  • Assume any other duties assigned by the Director of Conflicts & Records.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An excellent professional work ethic and a can-do attitude are essential.
  • Propensity for initiative, confidence and diplomacy.
  • Inherent tendency to analyze situations and question requests when appropriate.
  • Desire to accept challenges and duties as needed by the Conflicts & Records department and by the Firm.
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation.
  • Proven ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to maintain composure under elevated stress or expectations.
  • Ability to lead, influence and motivate others.
  • Working knowledge of databases and reporting as they relate to conflicts/new business intake functions.
  • Advanced Internet skills, exceptional attention to detail, and a constant awareness of deadlines are essential.
  • Working knowledge of Model Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to business intake and conflicts in all states where Murtha Cullina conducts business.
  • Solid understanding of waiver letters, engagement letters and ethical walls.
  • Ability to draw correct, complex conclusions not readily apparent from data alone.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years performing conflict checks and intake functions in a medium-to-large law firm are required.
  • Experience performing online research required.  Experience with D&B and/or The Directory of Corporate Affiliations preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and the ability to learn new software are required.  Experience with niche programs such as Elite Enterprise and/or Rippe & Kingston, IntApp Open workflow, and/or IntApp Wall Builder is highly preferred.

Qualified candidates should send resume to: 

Beverly Annello, Director of Human Resources & Professional Recruiting

bannello@murthalaw.com

 


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