Attorney Job Positions


The U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, is seeking applicants for Clerk of Court in New Orleans, Louisiana. Consideration commencing November 15, 2019 until the position is filled. (9/20/19)


Casualty Litigation Attorney with at least 3-5 years of active casualty experience needed to join a Baton Rouge-based law firm.  Candidates should also have strong academic credentials and excellent communication and writing skills.  We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.  If interested, please submit your resume to careers@bswllp.com. (9/16/19)


Adams and Reese LLP is seeking a full-time litigation associate for its New Orleans office. The associate will work primarily doing employment litigation, but employment litigation experience is not required. One to five years of experience, preferably in litigation, and excellent writing skills are required. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter through our Indeed posting. (9/16/19)


Loeb Law Firm is a flexible, innovative and family-oriented firm, with manageable billing expectations and excellent work-life balance. Our firm is looking for an associate with a minimum of 3-5 years of litigation experience, preferably in the insurance defense industry. Deposition, trial and/or arbitration experience is preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Health insurance and 401(k) benefits are offered with full-time employment upon eligibility. Click here for more information. Interested applicants should submit their resume to Janet Coscino at jcoscino@loeb-law.com.  (9/9/19)


Loeb Law Firm is a flexible, innovative and family-oriented firm, with manageable billing expectations and excellent work-life balance. Our firm is looking for an attorney with a minimum of 5-8 years of litigation experience, preferably in the insurance defense industry. Deposition, trial and/or arbitration experience is preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Health insurance and 401(k) benefits are offered with full-time employment upon eligibility. Click here for more information. Interested applicants should submit their resume to Janet Coscino at jcoscino@loeb-law.com.  (9/9/19)


Associate Attorney--New Orleans. Boutique CBD law firm specializing in family, elder, successions, and mental health law. Ideal candidate: 1-4 years litigation experience, tech savvy, good communicator, and writing skills. Salary commensurate with experience and ability. Email resume to gary@brownweimer.com (9/9/19)


UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA


Subject to the approval of the Committee on the Administration of the Magistrate Judges System and the Fifth Circuit Judicial Council, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana will fill a vacancy in the position of United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana.  The position will be available June 1, 2020.

The current annual salary of the position is $194,028.  The term of office is eight (8) years.

A full public notice and application for the Magistrate Judge position is posted on the court's website at www.laed.uscourts.gov and in the office of the Clerk of the District Court at 500 Poydras Street, Room C-151, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.
Applications must be submitted only by potential nominees personally and must be received by September 13, 2019.          
THE DISTRICT COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (9/3/19)


Degan, Blanchard & Nash’s Baton Rouge office is looking for an attorney with insurance coverage and litigation experience. You will be involved in all aspects of our insurance coverage practice, including evaluating coverage, preparing coverage opinions, drafting motions, and litigating declaratory relief, contribution, indemnity, and bad faith actions for the firm’s insurer clients. You will help evaluate and resolve interesting, complex coverage issues that result in positive outcomes for our insurer clients. Click here for qualitifcations. Interested candidates should send resume to cseeber@degan.com (8/30/19)


The Port of New Orleans seeks an Executive Counsel to direct all legal transactional and litigation matters for both Port NOLA and its short line railroad subsidiary, the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (NOPB). The successful candidate will serve as a key member of Port NOLA’s executive team during an exciting time as the agency navigates robust growth in its four lines of business and undertakes significant capital projects to reinforce the state’s position in the container and cruise markets. In addition to legal skill and management experience, this leadership role requires a strategic mindset, political acumen, and a collaborative approach. Experience in the port or transportation industry is preferred with a focus on transactional law and experience in a public agency is highly desirable. Applicants must possess a law degree and an active law license plus ten years’ experience. Click here for more information. To confidentially apply for this position, email a resume and cover letter to: Ronald Wendel, Vice President of Finance and Administration, Port of New Orleans: ronald.wendel@portnola.com (8/28/19)


Our established, defense, boutique commercial and insurance defense law practice, seeks an experienced litigator, to provide case development and trial preparation services for senior attorneys. The successful candidate will have practiced law in the relevant area, including federal and state court civil litigation, for several years. The successful candidate will have a very good academic record, and will have demonstrated the ability to determine, comprehend, and to articulate to others, procedure, law, and facts, that combine to winning strategies, and to execute those strategies reliably, on schedule, and on budget. Our clients require and deserve prompt, comprehensive, economical, and highly skilled legal solutions. Admission to practice in LA a must, some other states are a plus. New law school graduates are not appropriate candidates. Attorneys with ongoing involvement in other law practices are not likely to be appropriate candidates. Please apply with your resume, stating job history and salaries. Our job can be part time, 20+ hours per week, 5 days a week, working from our offices. Depending on skill set, the position could become full time with benefits in fairly short order, but does not need to if the applicant prefers part time only. Initial salary will be hourly, depending on skills and efficiency, for billable hours.

Attorney - insurance defense + coverage PT/FT (Uptown New Orleans)
Compensation: Hourly, for billable hours, from timesheet, $40 - $60 per hour
Employment type: contract
Note this is not a job for recent graduates, or for JDs who are not admitted to practice.
Apply with resume to ajordan@evanslawfirm.com (8/26/19)


McGlinchey Stafford is a business and financial services law firm with a nationwide presence in commercial and consumer financial services litigation. Our multidisciplinary team seeks a commercial litigator with 2+ years of experience to join our office in Baton Rouge office.  A top candidate for the position has at least 2 years of complex litigation experience, including experience in commercial litigation and/or financial services litigation. In this role, you will assist our team in representing clients in commercial litigation, specifically working with financial institution clients and representing them in state, federal, and appellate actions. This is an excellent opportunity for a lawyer to hone his or her litigation skills in a culture that values collaboration and hard work. Candidates must be licensed in Louisiana -license to practice in Louisiana must be active and in good standing. Click here to see requirements and how to apply for this position. (8/2/19)


A small downtown New Orleans law firm primarily involved in a business and estate planning practice is seeking an individual for part-time or situation work, on an hourly basis. Prefer experience in drafting business formation, estate planning, probabte and other commercial documents which may require business and tax background. The firm also has business and probate litigation matters. Please reply to fax No. 504-566-0040 (7/29/19)


Phelps Dunbar is seeking an attorney for the Insurance practice group in the New Orleans office. The preferred candidate will have 1+ years of experience. Must have strong writing (coverage writing), research skills, and excellent academic credentials (top 25% required). Candidates can send resume, cover letter, and transcript to annie.sinclair@phelps.com or use the following link: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6022594.careers?careersSearch. (7/26/19)


Phelps Dunbar is seeking an associate for the Admiralty practice group in the New Orleans office. The preferred candidate will have 2+ years of experience; sailing experience or sea time is ideal. Must have strong litigation, research and writing skills, and excellent acadmic credentials (top 25% required). Candidates can send resume, cover letter, and transcript to annie.sinclair@phelps.com or use the following link: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6022594.careers?careersSearch. (7/26/19)


Duncan & Sevin, L.L.C. is seeking two defense attorneys in the practice areas of maritime, trucking and transportation, construction defects and insurance defense. We are seeking an experienced attorney and recent graduate.

For the experienced attorney, we offer a competitive salary and great benefits in an excellent environment.

For the recent graduate, we offer a unique compensation program with great benefits, which allows you flexibility to develop your skills at your own pace. The position offers direct mentoring in a creative collaborative culture. We offer a hands-on training environment for you to develop and improve your skills. Please send resume and cover letter to recruiting@duncansevin.com. (7/23/19)


The Department of Civil Service with the City of New Orleans has a vacancy for their Unclassified Executive Counsel position. Work involves legal research, the preparation of opinions, and the rendering of legal counsel to the agency concerned. Work also includes studying proposed and existing legislation, giving legal advice with respect to administration, preparing resolutions and forms and anticipating and guarding against risks involving the organization. Executive Counsel prepares cases for trial and appears in court as counsel. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For a complete position description and how to apply, click here. (7/19/19)


The Mandeville office of Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith seeks a litigation associate with 3+ years of civil litigation experience.  We are an AV-rated regional litigation firm with offices in Mandeville and New Orleans, Louisiana, as well as Texas, Mississippi, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. We offer a generous compensation package, year-end bonus and benefits. This is an ideal opportunity for an energetic candidate with strong educational credentials and interpersonal skills. Interested applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample via e-mail to cherrington@gallowaylawfirm.com. (7/17/19)


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