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Associate Attorney

Albuquerque, NM

Posted: 06/03/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Legal Job Number: a0CUm00001BFJbzMAH Location Requirements: Onsite Industry: Legal Services

Job Description

A distinguished law firm in Albuquerque, NM is searching for a talented Associate Attorney to join their team! They are looking for candidates with specific experience in medical malpractice defense, as well as environmental law, and/or oil and gas regulatory work to focus on a more complex caseload with fewer cases. This is a really great opportunity if you are interested in representing clients in the natural resources industry and partnering with in-house clients nationwide at one of the largest and most well-established law firms in the southwest. The firm is fun, respectful, and very casual in terms of allowing their employees to work independently, despite the focused and busy pace. They encourage a strong work ethic, coupled with a healthy balance of taking time off when needed. Don t miss out on this chance to make a big impact at a prestigious firm with a rich history and reputation for excellence!

Associate Attorney Requirements:

  • 1-10 years of legal experience in medical malpractice defense
  • Experience in environmental law or oil and gas regulatory work is preferred
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a reputable law school
  • Must be barred in the state of New Mexico
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a demanding case load with fewer, more complex cases
  • Strong work ethic and dedication to excellence
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills

Associate Attorney Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough research and draft legal documents
  • Manage discovery processes and draft motions
  • Attend client meetings and provide regular updates on case progress
  • Gradually take on more complex cases, managing them from initiation to resolution
  • Actively participate in court proceedings and advocate on behalf of clients
  • Train and grow under the guidance of experienced partners


  • Competitive salary + discretionary bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401K plan with match
  • Profit-sharing
  • Generous vacation policy and paid holidays
  • Friday donuts and other fun perks

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