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Job Details - Litigation Associate II
Employer:
Meridian Law, PLLC
Location:
Brentwood, TN
Category Description:
Associate
Education Level:
J. D.
Job Type:
Full-Time
 
Job Information
Position Description:

Meridian is a modern, client-focused law firm in Nashville, Tennessee. Its attorneys handle a wide variety of civil litigation (70%) and transactional/non-litigation (30%) matters in the following practice areas: business, contract, employment, insurance defense, non-competition, personal injury, probate, and trade secrets cases.

Attorneys at Meridian have the opportunity to (i) gain experience in many practice areas, (ii) obtain immediate client contact, (iii) actively manage a significant caseload, and (iv) obtain substantial litigation experience early in their careers. Meridian uses cutting-edge research and productivity tools and offers a great “work hard, play hard” culture. Meridian has a team-oriented structure. Its attorneys are reasonable, not  snarky; confident, not pretentious; and client-focused, not internally competitive.  We like to say that we take our clients’ matters seriously, not ourselves.

Meridian offers competitive compensation and benefits (bonuses, health insurance, 401k, discretionary profit-sharing, PTO, CLE, professional liability insurance, and firm meals and networking events) based on qualifications and experience.

Required Skills:

Meridian Law, PLLC (meridian.law) seeks to hire an associate to start in the late-summer or fall of 2020. We are looking for an attorney with 1-5 years of experience, which can include time spent in a judicial clerkship. The candidate must have the following credentials and characteristics:

  • Proven leadership ability;
  • Exceptional drive, character, grit, and entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Ability to work independently and to manage others;
  • Graduate of an ABA-approved law school;
  • Superior academic record;
    • Preference for:
      • Top 25% of class;
      • Journal and/or moot court experience;
  • Strong research and writing skills;
  • Demonstrated interest in litigation;
  • Yet detail-oriented enough to handle transactional matters; and
  • Willingness serve as the firm’s ambassador in the Bar and community.
Required Experience:

1-5 years of experience, which can include time spent in a judicial clerkship.

Contact Information
Name:
Thomas Shumate
Firm:
Meridian Law, PLLC
Phone:
6152297499
Email Address:
 
How To Apply

Please send a cover letter (which explains your connection to Tennessee if it’s not obvious), resume, transcript, and writing sample to tom.shumate@meridian.law