Professional Negligence Litigation Associate

Parker Poe, PNC Plaza, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America Req #273
Monday, June 13, 2022
Become part of the Parker Poe team that – for more than a century – has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments. We are a tight-knit firm that values the person beyond the lawyer or professional. Because of this, in addition to structured integration efforts, you will find that mentorship, professional development, and internal referrals happen organically. If you want to join a collaborative team providing sophisticated legal services – without losing sight of our calling to give back to our communities – this is the place to be.
About the Role: 
Parker Poe is seeking a Litigation Associate with 3 – 5 years of experience to join their Professional Negligence and Product Liability Defense Practice Group in Raleigh. This position will assume immediate responsibility for assisting Partners in all aspects of civil litigation, including legal research, case development, fact and expert discovery, and motions practice, as well as an active trial schedule.   The practice involves defending various civil actions in state and federal courts with a focus on product liability, transportation defense, and medical malpractice. Applicants must possess exceptional communication skills, research and writing  skills and must be ready and willing to handle depositions, court hearings and client conferences independently.  The candidate must be licensed in North Carolina and jury trial experience preferred. If you are seeking a firm that values your unique ability to contribute, provides opportunity to develop practical litigation skills, and is dedicated to giving back, we are the firm for you.

About the Practice: 
Our clients call on us for representation in professional negligence claims in state and federal courts in the Southeast. Because a professional's reputation is his or her most valuable asset, Parker Poe is at the forefront in finding creative ways to avoid litigation and publicity where possible through alternatives such as arbitration and mediation. These alternatives often result in early resolution and significant cost savings. We also understand that an allegation of professional negligence requires a vigorous defense, and our knowledge enables us to defend professionals aggressively. We have extensive experience in defending professionals against malpractice claims across a wide range of fields including accounting, architecture, engineering, insurance, financial services, health care, legal services and surveying. Clients consistently rely on our attorneys for advice on issues of risk management and review of professional liability insurance programs. By providing comprehensive services to our professional clients, Parker Poe attorneys have been successful in defending professional negligence litigation by minimizing clients' losses and costs through early intervention and favorable settlements and, where appropriate, through trial.

About Parker Poe:
For more than a century, Parker Poe has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments in transactions, regulatory issues, and complex litigation. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in the education, energy, financial services, government, health care, life sciences, manufacturing, real estate, sports and entertainment, and technology industries. Parker Poe has more than 275 attorneys serving clients from eight offices in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Spartanburg, South Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; and Washington, D.C.

Lawyers in each of our offices are rated among the highest quality attorneys across their respective states, recognized for effective and efficient service. The Best Lawyers in America lists nearly 100 of our attorneys in its rankings, and we are also well-recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Chambers USA, and other ratings publications.
It is Parker Poe’s policy that all resumes and other information regarding candidates must be directed to the Recruiting Contact and a current executed fee agreement must be in place. There are no exceptions to this policy and a placement fee will not be paid or special priority assigned to any resume sent to Parker Poe in any other manner.

Parker Poe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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