The Phoenix office of Squire Patton Boggs is hiring an associate for our dynamic global litigation practice. The individual hired for this position will have an opportunity to assume significant responsibility in complex litigation matters for key clients and be part of a global team. The candidate can also expect to be involved with a variety of assignments and receive valuable hands-on experience across a range of matters, including motion practice and discovery. Responsibilities will include junior-level associate work such as: legal research, drafting motions, pleadings and other transaction documents, discovery, court appearances, case management, and client communications.
How to Apply
In order to be considered for a position at Squire Patton Boggs, you must formally apply online. Resumes should be accompanied by unofficial law school transcript and a recent writing sample (10 pages max). Please include a cover page with your writing sample that describes the piece you are submitting and how you may have modified it from its original format.
We are not accepting third party submissions.
Squire Patton Boggs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other condition protected by applicable law. This non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment.
Possess a JD from an accredited law school and a strong academic record. Preference given to the top 20% of graduating class or GPA of 3.5 and above.
Must be admitted to practice in a US State Bar and be in good standing. Admission to the State Bar of Arizona is expected if not currently admitted.
At least one year of experience working in a law firm handling junior-level work in commercial and business litigation.
Experience in legal research, written discovery, law and motion (discovery, dispositive and trial related motions, pleadings and briefs), court appearances, mediations, arbitration, client and witness interviews, trial preparation.
Strong organizational, reasoning and research skills; excellent written and verbal communication abilities; good judgment; attention to detail; initiative.
Stand-up experience in court, while not required, will be viewed favorably.
Flexibility, composure and the ability to prioritize and handle urgent tasks and requests simultaneously with a high level of competence and accuracy; the ability to remain composed and professional under stressful circumstances; commitment to professional ethics and client confidentiality; strong client service skills.
Ability to work without constant supervision, demonstrating initiative in seeking work and managing work load; active in formulating and recommending projects or alternative ways to complete projects that will benefit the case/client.
Squire Patton Boggs is a full service global law firm. We provide insight at the point where law, business and government meet, giving our clients a voice, supporting their ambitions and achieving successful outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 44 offices across 21 countries provides unrivalled access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground. It's a seam...less service that operates on any scale - locally or globally. It encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market. And we place our clients at the center. We combine sound legal counsel with a deep knowledge of our clients' businesses to resolve their legal challenges. We care about the quality of our services, the success of our clients and the relationships that are forged through those successes.