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This position handles all aspects of the litigation process including, but not limited to, drafting of motions, complaints, and discovery requests, transactional work, contract drafting and review. Strong construction background is required. Applicants are expected to have strong writing and verbal skills, analytical skills, and have the ability to research complex legal issues. Must be licensed to practice in Washington, DC. Maryland and Virginia bars are a plus.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Independently manages a caseload involving insurance defense, general liability, auto/transportation liability, construction, claims, transactional work, litigation, contract drafting & review, investigations and appeals,
Works closely with the COO & General Counsel, other attorneys, and team members on legal projects,
The Construction Litigation Associate is responsible for handling their own docket and managing their case load from inception through completion.
Should possess experience in construction litigation, appeals, contract drafting and review,
Communicate with internal & external customers and provides status reports, and
Additional duties as assigned.
JD from an accredited law school,
Admitted to practice in Washington, DC. Maryland and Virginia bars are a plus,
Possesses experience litigating all types of construction disputes, including delay and disruption claims, payment disputes such as mechanic’s lien, bond, and stop notice claims, construction defect litigation,
3-5 years of litigation experience,
Experience with construction labor law matters, insurance defense, general liability, and or auto/transportation liability,
Trial experience is desired,
Superior analytical skills
Strong written and oral communication skills,
Ability to manage a caseload independently and responsibly,
Legal project management experience is helpful,
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and background check, and
Candidates should submit resume and three writing samples.
Internal Number: 244
About Fort Myer Construction Corporation
For nearly 50 years, Fort Myer Construction Corporation has built the American Dream for the people of DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Fort Myer started with humble roots out of an apartment in Arlington, Virginia paving driveways and patios. The company’s founders, Jose Rodriguez and Lewis Shrensky, worked hard to complete the highest quality work with every job, no matter how small it was.
As DC, Maryland and Virginia economies started to grow, so too did Fort Myer. When an infrastructure construction company was needed, no matter the project complexity, Fort Myer Construction was there to safely deliver high-quality work at a fair price.
Fort Myer Construction is proud to have built much of the infrastructure that allows the residents of DC, Maryland, and Virginia to achieve their American Dream. The company is even more proud to have helped thousands of employees over the years achieve their own American Dream.
We support our team members in building their own unique success stories. Providing a way for them to put in the work required to make their dreams are a reality. We’ve created a message rooted in both our history and our aspirations: Building the American Dream ...for DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
With this message, we continue to grow in serving the infrastructure needs of our region with our same fundamental pillars of success: safety, respect, quality, integrity, pride, and community.