The Admiralty & Maritime Law Section of Willcox Savage, a firm located in Norfolk, Virginia, has an immediate opportunity for an experienced litigation associate to join our growing and dynamic national maritime law practice.
This is a position in one of the most active admiralty law practices in the mid-Atlantic, representing a wide range of clients throughout the United States in both federal and state court litigation and in commercial matters involving the maritime industry across the Eastern U.S. As an associate attorney in our Section, you will be a “starter” on our team from Day One. We have no bench-warmers here. You will get to draw on and further develop your litigation skills, both in court and through depositions and the discovery process. You’ll get plenty of direct client contact, as you take an active role in managing the cases on which you work. You will get to work closely with expert witnesses, industry professionals, and other maritime law practitioners around the country. Our Section works as a collaborative team committed to training and mentoring associates in a way that lets them hone their professional skills while growing and developing their practice. There is a direct track to equity partnership for strong performers.
We recently increased our associate compensation in January 2022! This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:
Virginia bar admission
Experience handling complex civil cases preferred but not required
Knowledge of and experience with maritime law and admiralty procedure preferred but not required
Excellent research and writing skills
Excellent oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to interact directly with clients and fellow counsel
Ability to travel on occasion
Strong work ethic
An eagerness to learn and grow
A good sense of humor
If you are looking for an opportunity to join our growing team, please send your resume, cover letter, and transcript to:
Joni Fitzgerald, Director of Recruiting
Willcox & Savage, P.C.
440 Monticello Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510