Associate Attorney, Mass Torts
Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP
Albany, NY US
Posted ago
Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP

Associate Attorneys work alongside other attorneys and paralegals, assisting persons injured by products, medical devices and pharmaceuticals file and pursue claims. 

Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Conduct initial case investigations to determine whether a claim has merit;
  • Locate and interview witnesses, gather and review relevant documents, including accident/incident reports, medical records, OSHA findings, and reports of other investigative bodies;
  • Draft and file pleadings, including summonses and complaints, petitions, interrogatories, bills of particulars, discovery demands and responses, and other initiatory documents on behalf of the client;
  • Draft, file and argue, when required, various motions on behalf of the client, including discovery motions, motions for summary judgment, and related memoranda of law;
  • Draft discovery demands and responses as per the CPLR and Federal Rules; Attend/Conduct depositions of the Plaintiff, Defendant, non-party witnesses, and expert witnesses, when applicable;
  • Retain and consult with experts when necessary;
  • Represent the interests of the client at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, and other proceedings;
  • Negotiate settlements on behalf of the client;
  • Conduct legal research, using Westlaw, Lexis, or other legal research databases;
  • Remain current on developments in civil litigation;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Education and Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor Degree
  • Admission to NYS Bar and Federal Bar
  • Strong oral advocacy, writing, and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle full caseload and juggle multiple priorities and deadlines

Preferred Experience

  • Prior litigation experience in both Federal and State Court matters
  • A background in medicine by way of education and/or experience
  • Prior work involving personal injury and disability claims
  • Prior experience analyzing medical records
  • Proficiency with electronic filing, electronic record keeping, electronic service, electronic document management, and file sharing 
  • Strong knowledge of PC applications, Adobe PDF, Windows, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Admission to Massachusetts and/or Vermont 

About Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP

Established in 1994, Martin, Harding & Mazzotti LLP is a law firm dedicated solely to the representation of injured persons with an emphasis on providing each client with an exemplary level of service. Our core value at Martin, Harding & Mazzotti LLP is kindness to each other, to our clients, and to our community. Our mission is to make each and every client a part of our family.



Martin, Harding & Mazzotti LLP considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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