Family Law Litigator – NYC

Our client is seeking a Family Law Litigator for their NYC practice. This is a permanent role and hybrid schedule with offices in NYC.

Reports to: Managing Partner

Salary Range: $100,000 + origination bonus and generous commission.

Experience Required: At least 2 years litigating Family Law cases.

Qualifications: Licensed and admitted to practice by New York State Bar (and New Jersey State Bar preferred)

Benefits: 3 weeks’ vacation beginning at 6 months of full-time, paid time off for all federal holidays, 401 K with match, reimbursement for medical insurance.

Our ideal candidate is a self-driven, dynamic individual with a head for serving as a partner to clients in their family law journey and also a fierce litigator and negotiator, focusing on achieving the best possible outcome for each client.  As an excellent communicator, you are required to build and maintain key relationships with current clients, prospective clients, the Courts, fellow employees, and current strategic partners.

If you are passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated by success, we want to speak with you! A key focus of this role will be managing your own caseload and assisting clients from the very start of their case to the very end. You will also be held accountable to a qualified lead conversion rate.  We expect you to be ready, willing and able to take active part in our positive, energetic, and dynamic team culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Litigation – Provide legal advice in legal matters in connection with clients’ family law concerns, appear and zealously advocate in Court and fight for client’s rights in divorce, custody, child support, family offense matters, and other family law matters.
  1. Research – conduct legal research in preparation for legal proceedings and drafting, draft motions, memoranda, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, among other drafting assignments.

Personal Attributes & Qualifications

  • Ability to manage individual caseload with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate and keep clients appraised of any developments.
  • Proficiency with Westlaw
  • Ambition with the drive and commitment to succeed.
  • Highly motivated and focused
  • Alignment with the Firm culture
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Organized and focused through daily rituals including action planning, time management, and punctuality.
  • Never misses a Court deadline.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Naturally show initiative and solution-focus
  • Well-presented and articulate
  • Sound computer literacy skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent networking skills

Please provide a cover letter, resume and writing sample to if you are interested in applying.