Varnum LLP seeks to hire a junior Associate Attorney to join the Litigation Practice Team in Grand Rapids. Our trial attorneys regularly appear in state, federal trial and appellate courts throughout the United States. This is a unique opportunity to join a thriving, highly successful team of attorneys in the rapidly expanding West Michigan market.
Our new associate will assist the team on a variety of commercial litigation matters. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of litigation experience, with law firm or federal clerkship experience strongly preferred.
Successful candidates will possess excellent academic credentials; the ability to simultaneously juggle multiple projects and deadlines while maintaining a high level of responsiveness; exceptional attention to detail; and outstanding customer/client service skills. Admission to the Michigan bar is preferred, but not required.
For immediate consideration, candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and list of representative engagements/transactions. All applicants will be considered; however, the hiring decision will be based on qualifications for the position.
About Varnum LLP
For over 130 years, clients have trusted Varnum for excellence, innovation and superior results in the delivery of legal services. As the needs of our clients have become more complex, we have kept pace by constantly expanding our areas of practice, our understanding of evolving trends and issues, and our effective use of technology.
Today Varnum is firmly established as one of Michigan's premier law firms, with eight locations throughout the state. We are a full-service firm, with a rich tradition of providing "client-first" services and practical solutions to our clients' legal and business issues.
Our clients represent a diverse range of business and legal interests: manufacturers, financial institutions, health care providers, professional groups, municipalities, colleges and universities, school districts, developers, publishers, retailers, governmental units, transportation, trade associations and charitable organizations.
When you join Varnum, you join a firm committed to your success. As a firm, we continue to thrive by constantly striving to ensure Varnum is an outstanding place to work and build a career. That means providing challenging and interesting work, enc...ouraging work-life integration, training and mentoring people effectively, and maintaining a firm-wide commitment to a culture of mutual respect.