Litigation Attorney Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a Litigation Attorney to represent plaintiffs and defendants in civil lawsuits, manage all phases of the litigation from the investigation, pleadings, and discovery through the pre-trial, trial, settlement, and appeal processes.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide counsel and legal advice, regarding general energy law issues
  • Handle all matters pertaining to ongoing litigation in state courts.
  • Draft and submit appeals to governmental agencies
  • Manage claims with regulatory bodies in other states from inception to final disposition of the claim
  • Research rules and regulations in order to determine whether there are savings opportunities for clients
  • Facilitate the advancement of billing adjustments by interacting with public utilities, and government agencies
  • Stay current on utility rate cases, electric market updates, and other state regulatory filings.
  • Undertake lobbying with relevant government entities to advance advocacy for clients
  • Maintain a log of all potential lobbying activities, and file required reports
  • Increase internal knowledge of industry developments by providing abstracts of pertinent matters


About you

  • [insert number] years’ experience with a combination of law firm and in-house experience preferred
  • Strong litigation experience is required
  • Adept in Commercial Class Action suits
  • Business savvy, financial acumen, and risk sensitivity required
  • Interest or experience in public utility/energy/surrounding issues
  • Excellent in researching specific legal areas (rather than broad ideas)
  • Polished professional, ambassador for legal and regulatory function, with high fluency and comfort with ambiguity and decision-making on incomplete information
  • Outstanding communicator (written and oral) with demonstrated people skills
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills and an ability to effectively communicate in writing to senior members of the legal, regulatory, and business teams
  • Desire to be in an in-house legal advisor
  • Candidate comfortable with conducting phone and in-person conversions
  • Sound ethical background


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]