Attorney Job Positions


The Louisiana Supreme Court is currently seeking a Research Attorney under the direction of the General Counsel.  This position will handle general legal research, writing, review and drafting of court rules, and other projects as assigned by the General Counsel. Requirements include the ability to analyze complex, unusual problems, develop creative solutions and meet deadlines with minimum supervision.  Must be able to draft written communications and make presentations to all levels of the organization.  Must be a strong team player with the ability to multi-task and work effectively with judges, other attorneys, court officials and staff.  Excellent, self-sufficient computer skills including all Microsoft applications required.  The ideal candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree plus a minimum of three (3) years legal experience.  Must be a current member, in good standing with the Louisiana State Bar Association. 

To apply for this position, applicants MUST send a resume including academic highlights, legal experience and references along with a writing sample of your own work via email to Human Resources at hrresumes@lasc.org and must reference job RESATTSC2019 in the subject line.  All applicant materials should be received by December 1, 2019, for consideration.  (11/15/19)


Small CBD defense litigation firm seeks attorney with three to five years experience. Strong academic credentials and writing skills are a must. Send resume and writing sample to Schafer.law.jobs@gmail.com. (11/14/19)


Staines & Eppling, a Metairie litigation and insurance defense firm, seeks an attorney with 2-4 years of experience in insurance defense and/or maritime litigation.   Please send resume to kim@staines-eppling.com. (11/8/19)


The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be appointed on a case-by-case basis to administer cases filed under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (Subchapter V), which amended chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code). To be eligible for inclusion in the Subchapter V trustee pool, an applicant must possess strong administrative, financial and interpersonal skills.  Fiduciary and bankruptcy experience is desirable but not mandatory.   Those with business, managerial, consulting, mediation and operational experience are encouraged to apply. Forward resumes to the United States Trustee at the following e-mail address: R05LAsubchaptervapplications@usdoj.gov. All resumes must be received on or before November 15, 2019. Please click here for more information. (10/23/19)


Southern Poverty Law Center is seeking a Senior Staff Children's Rights Attorney. The Senior Staff Attorney will litigate individual and class action cases related to these issues in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, and will engage in other forms of related public advocacy on these topics. The attorney’s docket will include impact cases under federal civil rights statutes (such as Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1990), consumer protection and fraud statutes (such as state and federal false claims statutes), health care laws (such as the Medicaid Act), and/or state and federal constitutions. The focus of the position may change as warranted by changes in the law, the circumstances in Louisiana, or the needs of the organization. Click here for more information on how to apply. (10/21/19)


Kanner & Whiteley, LLC, a national AV-rated law firm located in New Orleans, LA is currently seeking to hire an attorney with 2-5 years of litigation or clerkship experience to work with the firm in its environmental litigation section.  Send resume, writing sample and references to c.whiteley@kanner-law.com. (10/21/19)


Pusateri, Johnston, Guillot & Greenbaum, LLC, an admiralty and maritime defense firm, is seeking an Associate with 2-5 years of experience in litigation or insurance defense. Candidates must have demonstrated strong academic performance, legal research and writing proficiency, and strong analytical skills. In addition, candidates must have demonstrated the ability to handle matters on an independent basis. A background in maritime law is preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Mr. Aaron Greenbaum, 1100 Poydras Street Suite 2250, New Orleans, LA 70163 or by email to aaron.greenbaum@pjgglaw.com. (Email preferred). (10/21/19)


Litigation attorney for Baton Rouge office – Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard is seeking an attorney for our Baton Rouge office with 2 to 5 year’s litigation experience. Insurance coverage experience preferred but not required. Top 25% law school graduate with a team player attitude. Full benefits including health, life, disability, 401(k) and  more. Great location, nice office and free parking. Please send resume to thennessey@lawla.com or call Tricia Hennessey at (504) 568-1990. (10/8/19)


Kean Miller LLP is seeking a qualified associate with 1-4 years of litigation experience to join the Offshore Energy and Marine Litigation team in our New Orleans office. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, significant writing experience and reputable references. Candidate will have direct contact with clients and therefore must demonstrate the ability to independently manage client relationships and matters and the desire to further develop client and referral relationships. The successful candidate should have a track record of high achievement, the desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment, the ability to work as part of a team, and possess superior written and verbal communication skills. Click here for more information. For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to mary.coghlan@keanmiller.com.  All submissions are held in the strictest confidence. (10/2/19) 


The Department of Safety and Permits seeks an attorney with at least five (5) years’ experience to serve as an Assistant City Attorney within their Department, overseeing all Department-related administrative proceedings and appeals therefrom. This position will include supervision of the Department’s current adjudications staff, as well as any other attorneys hired to assist with this representation, and will report directly to the Chief Zoning Official. Click here for more information on how to apply. (9/23/19)


The Department of Safety and Permits seeks an attorney with at least two (2) years’ experience to serve as an Assistant City Attorney within their Department, assisting a senior attorney with administrative enforcement actions, including adjudications, and appeals therefrom. Click here for more information on how to apply. (9/23/19)


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 or 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)


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)


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