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  • 13 Jul 2021 9:45 AM | Arianna Mouré (Administrator)

    Seton Hall Law School invites applications from entry-level and junior-lateral candidates for tenure-track positions to begin July 1, 2022.  Candidates must have a J.D. or equivalent degree and a record of academic excellence. Candidates should demonstrate (i) scholarly promise, (ii) the ability or potential to be an outstanding teacher and mentor who can prepare students for the practice of law, and (iii) leadership in service toward building an equitable and diverse academic community. We will consider entry-level and junior-lateral candidates in a variety of subject areas but are particularly interested in:

    -Healthcare Finance

    -Civil Procedure/Complex Litigation

    -Contracts

    -Employment

    -Torts

    -Clinical education (criminal justice and entrepreneurship & community development).

    Seton Hall University is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the values and goals of diversity. The University aspires to be a leader among its peer institutions in responding to the needs and concerns of an increasingly diverse population by striving to (i) overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and (ii) achieve equity and equality. In an effort to enrich our academic environment, the University actively encourages applications from members of all historically underrepresented groups and those invested in our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Candidates should apply here. The following documents should be uploaded with your application: CV (with references), cover letter, scholarly agenda, and job talk paper (or abstract with expected date for completion of the draft). 

    Questions should be sent to Professor Margaret Lewis, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, at lawfacultyappointments@shu.edu.


  • 12 Jul 2021 8:16 PM | Lisette Guzman

    Supervising Attorney – Immigrant Children

    Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison-based non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, has an immediate opening for a supervising attorney to provide and oversee representation to unaccompanied minors and other immigrant youth. 

    The strongest candidates will have related experience in immigration law, family law, and prior work with children. Fluency in Spanish is an extremely important additional capacity.

    While currently remote, this position will eventually require some travel to the immigration courts in Elizabeth and Newark, New Jersey, and county superior courts throughout the state. 

     Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

    To be considered, send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal background, along with a resume including the states and years of all bar admissions. Please also include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to jobs@lsnj.org. EOE.


  • 10 Jul 2021 9:45 AM | Jonathan Amira

    Job Description:

    LJP is seeking to hire a Litigation Director to supervise and oversee the activities of the Legal team in New York City and Long Island, ranging from Legal Fellows to Senior Counsel, and a Senior Legal Assistant. The Litigation Director will provide litigation assistance and support when necessary for legal staff in the Southeast Regional office. Legal staff also includes legal externs from partner law firms, and law and college student interns as well. 

    With the support and guidance of the President & General Counsel and the Deputy General Counsel, the Litigation Director oversees and coordinates LatinoJustice's litigation docket; has responsibility for identifying and developing new cases based on organizational priorities and ensuring their effective execution; and actively participates in litigation as well.

    As a key representative of the organization, the Litigation Director will serve as public spokesperson for LJP when needed, working with Communications staff and media to raise and maintain the organization’s public profile; represent LJP in various community coalitions and government task forces; collaborate with the Development Department as needed in preparing grant proposals and reports; and ensuring that legal staff supports and participates in the organization’s communications and development efforts.

    Practice Description:

    Contribute to the organizational leadership as a member of the management team and contribute to the overall strategy for advancing the organizational mission.

    Provide supervision and leadership to all legal staff including lawyers, legal fellows, senior legal assistant, externs, and interns.

    Support the Deputy General Counsel in maintaining external relations with law schools, law firms, and bar associations to develop a pool of applicants to recruit, hire and retain for existing legal positions and pro bono partnerships.

    Serve as primary Legal Division liaison and contact with other LJ Divisions concerning communications and media outreach, development and fundraising, fiscal and office protocols, and legal activities.

    Serve on the LJP Board Litigation Committee.

    Qualifications:

    Demonstrated professional commitment to civil rights issues and commitment to advancing social justice and human rights for Latinos.

    Minimum of 15 years federal and state litigation experience including handling complex and affirmative class action cases.

    Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to speak publicly at both formal and extemporaneous presentations.

    Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.

    Detail-oriented individual; able to prioritize, delegate, and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.

    History of successful collaboration with a broad and diverse range of communities and individuals.

    Admission to practice law in good standing required. Admission to New York State Bar preferred. Admission to other state bars where LJP has local presence will be considered.

    Spanish fluency is preferred.

    ***

    All interested candidates may apply at: https://tinyurl.com/5xbavty2.

  • 07 Jul 2021 12:55 AM | Jonathan Amira

    Job Description:

    Demant seeks to hire an experienced transactional attorney with a minimum of 3 years of experience to join its expanding business. The role requires practical, timely assistance with general corporate/commercial transactions including M&A. The new hire will be part of a successful legal team, reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel – M&A and Corporate Transactions, and will use their legal skills to contribute to the operations of the business.

    Practice Description:

    Have experience handling general corporate/commercial contracts and services agreements at a law firm and/or in-house environment;

    Have experience negotiating M&A transactions, ideally within the health care and/or technology sector;

    Draft, review, and negotiate all transaction documents, including M&A documents, purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, disclosure schedules, and related ancillary agreements;

    Coordinate the efforts of the internal legal and risk due diligence teams, working closely with other stakeholders to complete transactions;

    Have strong relationship management skills and the ability to build and maintain productive relationships with leaders of other functional areas across the business to seek alignment on deal objectives for the benefit of Demant;

    Be able to prepare, negotiate, review and revise a high volume of commercial and operational contracts;

    Function successfully in a highly visible and challenging position;

    Be energetic, engaged and able to demonstrate past examples of taking a proactive, innovative approach in the management of legal issues;

    Be a team-player who can lead internal projects and initiatives;

    Be able to weigh legal risk against business needs and realities, and making decisions based on sound judgment;

    Have the ability to work independently alongside business stakeholders and coordinate all aspects of multiple transactions simultaneously;

    Have the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume, frequently changing environment;

    Display the highest level of ethical conduct and integrity;

    Develop creative and compliant solutions to assist in resolving complicated issues.

    Qualifications:

    A law degree from an accredited U.S. Law School and a member of the PA, NJ or NY bar, and if from outside NJ, have the ability to obtain registration as an in-house counsel in NJ within three months of employment.

    Have a minimum of 3 years of experience;

    Must have high energy, engaged and have demonstrated that he/she is a hands-on attorney, proactive and innovative in counseling and litigation practice;

    A keen ability to provide practical advice by weighing legal risk against business needs and realities;

    Must be comfortable and efficient in high paced environment.

    ***

    All interested candidates please apply directly to: Suzette T. Rodriguez, Senior Employment and Litigation Counsel, Group Legal & Compliance, surz@demant.com.

  • 23 Jun 2021 6:18 PM | Lisette Guzman

    Associate Litigation Attorney

    Trif and Modugno, LLC – Morristown, NJ 07960

    Trif and Modugno, LLC is seeking an associate attorney with 3-7 years litigation experience that is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. Judicial clerkship preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials, superior research and writing skills, be disciplined, self-motivated, possess the ability to work independently and as part of our strong litigation team, meet deadlines, prioritize case load, and quickly grasp new areas of the law. Responsibilities will include: performing legal research; drafting motions/briefs; responding to discovery; assisting senior attorneys in preparing for depositions and trials; interacting with clients and appearing in court as required.

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to spalatucci@tm-firm.com for consideration.

    Trif and Modugno, LLC is a full-service regional law firm with offices located in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. It is a client-centric firm committed to delivering expert results and providing the highest quality legal services without sacrificing personal attention. The Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation/benefits package (waiting period may apply), a collegial work environment and will substantially train, mentor and develop the right candidate. Qualified minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. No recruiters please.

    Greg Trif

    89 Headquarters Plaza

    North Tower, Suite 1201

    Morristown, New Jersey 07960

    973-547-3611 (o)

    973-223-3330 (c)

    www.tm-firm.com


  • 18 Jun 2021 4:15 PM | Jonathan Amira

    Job Description:

    Reporting to the Associate Dean for Pro Bono and Public Interest, the Director will serve as the NJ Innocence Project chief executive and also will carry a caseload of legal matters.

    Practice Description:

    As the leader of a new innocence organization, the Director also will develop protocols for case screening, investigation, and client representation; work collaboratively with the Law School’s in-house clinical program and other pro bono partners; work with the project Advisory Board; and seek sources of external and University funding. This position may be based on the Camden or Newark campus and will require statewide travel.

    Qualifications:

    - Must have an earned Juris Doctor degree and be a member of the bar in good standing of any state.

    - A minimum of three years of experience practicing criminal defense at the trial or appellate level or handling innocence cases.

    - Absolute integrity.

    - Passion for access to justice and due process for all.

    - Development and fundraising experience.

    - Member of the New Jersey Bar.

    - Experience serving in a leadership role in a mission-driven setting.

    - Experience with budget oversight.

    - Ability to develop strong relationships across a diverse spectrum of stakeholders, and to work well with leaders in the private, government, and not-for-profit sectors.

    - Organizational acumen.

    - Ability to work well with partners and partner organizations.

    - Excellent public speaking and communication skills.


    ***

    All interested candidates may apply here at: jobs.rutgers.edu


  • 14 Jun 2021 10:31 PM | Yessica Pinales

    Hill Wallack LLP is looking for a New Jersey licensed attorney with at least 2 years’ experience in insurance defense and/or insurance coverage. Attorney will be responsible to defend lawsuits asserting claims based upon negligence, product liability, governmental liability, professional liability, and employment practices liability.  Attorney will also work with partners regarding first and third party insurance litigation.  Candidate must have an ability to work independently and effectively with colleagues and clients in a remote setting. Candidate must be proficient in technology, legal research and other computer/web based data sources. Writing sample and references are required. Clerkship following law school is preferred. Hill Wallack is an Equal Opportunity Employer and  diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Compensation commensurate with experience.

    Please submit resume and salary requirements to:

    Michael Kahme, Esq.

    Managing Partner

    Hill Wallack LLP

    P. O. Box 5226

    Princeton, New Jersey 08543-5226

    info@hillwallack.com

  • 13 Jun 2021 12:49 PM | Jonathan Amira

     Job Description:

    The Law Department is seeking candidates to work in the Contracts and Legislation Section to provide general legal counsel to municipal departments and offices. As well as the Municipal Prosecutor's Office and the Civil Litigation Section.

    Practice Description:

    Contracts and Legislation

    The ideal candidate should have experience drafting and reviewing legislation, contracts, RFQs and RFPs, resolutions, ordinances, executive orders, and bid specifications; and researching various legal issues with a concentration on government procurement matters. The position will require that the attorney draft legal opinions on various issues, including novel public policy matters, and recommend an appropriate course of action. The attorney will also assist with the defense of civil litigation matters, especially contract disputes. The successful candidate should have a proven ability to perform legal research, provide and counsel on the following practice areas, including but not limited to the Local Public Contracts Law, Redevelopment and Housing, Local Lands and Buildings, Long Term Tax Exemption, Local Fiscal Affairs and Budget, the Open Public Records Act and the Open Public Meetings Act. The individual should have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with limited resources.

    Municipal Prosecutor's Office

    The potential candidate will be prosecuting criminal, quasi-criminal, disorderly persons offenses, motor vehicle offenses and any other matters in which the Newark Municipal Court has jurisdiction. The candidate will review cases involving violations of City Code and State Statutes, perform legal research to support the State/City position in hearings and trials, prepare and respond to motions, and conduct discovery.

    Civil Litigation Section

    The potential candidate will be handling tort claims, including but not limited to, dangerous condition cases, slip and falls, property damage, motor vehicle accidents, employment discrimination, and breach of contract matters. The potential candidate will also be handling civil rights matters such as false arrest/imprisonment, improper use of force, and improper police pursuits.

    Qualifications:

    For all three - A Juris Doctor Degree from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school and admission to practice law in the State of New Jersey is required. Newark residents are strongly encouraged to apply. For Municipal Prosecutor's Office, preference of at least one year of related prosecution experience, and license must be in good standing. For Civil Litigation Section, The preferred candidate will have prior trial court experience.


    ***

    All interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter via email to:

    legettes@ci.newark.nj.us

    nelsonmi@ci.newark.nj.us

    --or--

    Via regular mail to the:

    City of Newark – Law Department

    920 Broad Street, Room 316

    Newark, New Jersey 07102

    Attn: Kenyatta K. Stewart, Corporation Counsel

    -- Please include in the subject line “Candidate for Employment”


  • 27 May 2021 12:26 PM | Nathania Reyes

    LSNWJ Staff Attorney

    Legal Services of Northwest Jersey, is a provider of free comprehensive civil legal assistance for people residing in northwestern NJ who are experiencing poverty or in crisis.  This is an opportunity to work in a community of highly experienced and dedicated legal services attorneys and staff committed to access and equal justice for all.   LSNWJ was formed in 2002 from the merger of four legal services organizations in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Warren counties, and provides services in family, housing, consumer, public entitlements, health care access, expungements, and driver’s license restoration.  

    LSNWJ has an opening for a housing staff attorney. The interested candidate should also be prepared to practice in one or more of the many diverse areas of law that are offered by LSNWJ.

    STAFF ATTORNEY

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    ·         Provides civil legal service to clients and client groups including advice, negotiation, litigation, administrative advocacy and appellate work, pursuant to program priorities and polices.

    ·         Interviews clients and ascertain substantive elements of the client’s problem. Handles communications with clients during the course of representation.

    ·         Conducts factual investigations; researches law; prepares legal pleadings and other documents; conducts negotiations.

    ·         Provides representation to clients at court and administrative hearings.

    ·         Reviews and supervises the work product of support staff members, law graduates, and legal interns relating to all clients being advised or represented by him/her.

    ·         Develops specialized knowledge in substantive areas of poverty law; acts as a resource for other staff.

    ·         Provides training to other legal advocates; prepares materials relating to these presentations.

    ·         Participates in committees, task forces, and working groups.

    ·         Speaks to community groups, schools and others about legal rights and LSNWJ services; prepares materials relating to these presentations.

    ·         Works with members of the private bar as may be necessary or desirable in connection with LSNWJ’s Volunteer Lawyer Program.

    ·         Maintains time records on a timely basis.

    ·         Prepares and submits administrative (e.g., travel) reports as required.

    ·         Performs such other duties as may reasonably be requested.

    Competencies:

    ·         Knowledge of, and experience in, landlord/tenant law preferred.

    ·         Proficiency with Spanish strongly preferred.

    ·         Good capabilities with technology, including word processing, case database, calendaring and scheduling software, e-mail, Internet and legal software.

    ·         Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all members of the office staff and work in a team environment.

    ·         Good analytical, oral communication and writing skills.

    ·         Working knowledge of and strict adherence to regulations, ethics, policies and procedures that apply to legal services programs.

    ·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of and strict adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct.

    Requirements: 

    ·         J.D. from accredited law school.

    ·         Licensed attorney of the State of New Jersey or licensed in another state and committed to seeking NJ Bar admission.

    ·         Demonstrated commitment to public interest law.

    Professional Expectations:

    ·         Continued commitment to public interest and legal services for low-income people.

    ·         Continued professional growth.

    ·         This is a full-time grant funded position.  Time may vary from week to week depending on many factors, and includes all time on professional activities, training, outreach, committee work and administrative duties.

    This position is currently onsite at either our Somerville or Morristown locations.

    The LSNWJ team is passionate about our work and creates a supportive, teamwork environment, with work-life balance. LSNWJ provides trainings that offer CLE credit and comprehensive benefits package. If you share our passion for equal justice, please email resume, references, 1 writing sample, and cover letter to: syoo@lsnj.org.  Please detail in your cover letter how you believe you meet the needs of the position of a Staff Attorney at LSNWJ. LSNWJ is an equal opportunity employer; applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We invite candidates to include, as well, a statement of how your background and experiences might contribute to the diversity and cultural vitality of LSNWJ. 

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. In order to receive full consideration, candidates are urged to submit their materials by June 14, 2021.


  • 27 May 2021 12:18 PM | Nathania Reyes

    General Counsel, International

    Princeton Legal Search Group has been retained on an exclusive basis by Integra LifeSciences to lead the search for an experienced lawyer for the position General Counsel, International. Integra, a publicly traded company with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey is a world leader in medical technology and neurosurgery. This position can be based in the United States or in Europe. In this role, you will report to the Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer and be responsible for managing legal affairs related to Integra’s International division. As a key member of the legal leadership team and the company’s senior management team, this highly visible individual will provide effective advice and strategic support to Integra leadership on a variety of matters relating to the company’s rapidly-growing business outside the United States. The General Counsel, International will be directly involved in complex business transactions, the negotiation of key contracts, entity formation and product registrations, corporate governance and privacy, risk management, and compliance, among other areas. This role will require an inclusive leadership style and a passion for coaching and developing diverse talent. The General Counsel, International should possess exceptional communication skills, be comfortable making decisions with imperfect information, and embrace working with and coordinating cross-functional teams.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Core responsibilities include:

    • Implementing the overall philosophy and strategy of the organization regarding all international legal operations, matters, and decisions, and ensuring our practices, policies, business activities and decisions are compliant and consistent with Integra’s values and culture;
    • Serving as a member of, and collaborating effectively with, the International leadership team, providing strategic advice on a variety of high-level, critical and time-sensitive issues relating to the company’s international business;
    • Managing, developing and motivating a team of attorneys and other professionals working in multiple regions across the globe;
    • Participating in the development and execution of international expansion strategies, including the establishment of businesses in new markets and the refinement of business models in existing markets;
    • Supporting RFP and tender submissions and negotiating agreements with distributors and suppliers in multiple jurisdictions and under a variety of complex legal and regulatory schemes;
    • Collaborating with the compliance team to ensure Integra’s business, and its business partners outside the United States, operate with transparency, in conformity with applicable law, and according to the highest ethical standards;
    • Managing international subsidiaries and other entities, including intercompany agreements and intercompany loans ;
    • Providing product counseling and guidance on commercial and regulatory affairs initiatives to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations;
    • Supporting Business Development with respect to international activities, conducting or providing support on due diligence, drafting and reviewing term sheets and definitive agreements, and participating in post-closing integration activities;
    • Managing the selection, work direction and expenditures of outside counsel as well as the Company’s international legal budget.

    Additional responsibilities and expectations in this role include:

    • Providing support for employment matters in foreign jurisdictions;
    • Conducting legal and other factual research as needed;
    • Developing an understanding of and familiarity with the company’s business, people, products, technology, markets, facilities, customers and competitors in order to assist the company in meeting overall strategic objectives;
    • Handling a high volume of legal work and responding to client demands efficiently and practically;
    • Engaging as a valued business partner within the law department and to other internal clients;
    • Performing other duties and special projects in the Law Department as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Requirements include:

    • Bachelor’s degree and J.D. from accredited institutions;
    • 15 to 20 years of experience in a combination of private practice and corporate legal department, with substantial experience supporting international business activities. Pharmaceutical or medical device industry experience strongly preferred;
    • Comfort navigating different international legal and regulatory schemes;
    • Understanding of local laws relating to distributors, sales agents and other commercial partners;
    • Familiarity with RFP and tender processes;
    • Experience with acquisitions and divestitures, including the negotiation of related agreements and management of integration activities;
    • Initiative and ability to manage multiple fast-paced projects at the same time from start to completion;
    • Flexibility and willingness to work on a variety of different legal disciplines;
    • Significant organizational, time management and follow-up skills and personal discipline necessary to maintain current accounting of all active matters and proactively and routinely update relevant stakeholders on matter status;
    • Strong attention to detail;
    • High energy and a positive attitude;
    • Sound judgment combined with comfort and willingness to make decisions;
    • Ability to travel as needed to support matters and manage the team (estimated to be less than 20% of the time);
    • Willingness to embrace change necessary to drive or support continuous improvements within the law department and for other internal clients;
    • Capability to represent the company in a professional manner and uphold the highest standards of ethical business practices and socially responsible conduct in all interactions with other colleagues, customers, suppliers, and other business associates of Integra LifeSciences.

    Salary commensurate with experience. Bonus and equity eligible position.

    Candidates are invited to apply directly via: https://www.princetonlegal.com/position/general-counsel-international/



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