Personal Injury Associate

**IMPORTANT TO APPLY**

You will be evaluated and vetted based on your ability to follow instructions.

Do NOT apply through the contact information on the website.

To Apply: You must call 866-935-4242 and follow the step-by-step instructions. Failure to do so will result in us ignoring your application.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Litigate NY personal injury cases including automobile and premises liability cases.
  • Work closely with clients, team and partners to develop factual and medical evidence for injury claims.
  • Draft pleadings, discovery, motions and other filings with various NY state courts; conduct research on a variety of novel legal issues in State and Federal cases; present and argue discovery motions.
  • Manage the court approval process for wrongful death and minor cases, including drafting petitions, presenting those to the Court and overseeing the full approval process.
  • Prepare cases for pre-litigation, litigation and settlement.
  • Manage the filing of pleadings, tracking service of process and assuring SOL deadlines are met.

Requirements:

  • Admitted to the NY bar.
  • Must have 5+ years of personal injury experience.
  • Must be a team player: willing to work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Caring and compassionate attitude with clients that’s consistent with firm’s core value of Doing Good by Doing Right.
  • Excellent analytical skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Growth mindset—eager to become an invaluable member of the Chaffin Luhana team, we want to train if you want to learn.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft suite and demonstrated comfort with technology.
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills – must be able to simultaneously manage multiple projects in a busy environment.
  • High attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
  • New York Bar Admission is required. Pennsylvania, Ohio, or West Virginia admission is a plus.

Perks – A few benefits you’re sure to enjoy:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs.
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching.
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA.
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 10 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it.
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh!
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)!
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education!
  • A strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner!
  • Philanthropy— our motto is Doing Good by Doing Right in our practice and in our communities – you’ll get to participate in meaningful causes outside of the firm!
  • Team members also get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!