Burns & Farrey is an AV rated civil defense law firm with offices in Boston and Worcester, MA, and Providence, RI. The firm’s attorneys are recognized leaders in their respective practice areas, and are consistently ranked in Chambers USA®, New England Super Lawyers®, and U.S. News and World Report®.
The firm seeks a litigation associate with at least one (1) to two (2) years’ experience for our Boston office. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials, as well as strong organizational, research, writing and analytical skills. Law review or top class rank preferred. State or federal clerkship a plus as is admission to the New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine or Connecticut bars.
The firm has a 65-year history of providing litigation defense solutions to its national and international client base. We defend products, professional, liquor, premises, sexual assault, municipal, educational institutional and auto liability cases. Our practice is diverse both as to the types of cases defended but also our client base. The firm's attorneys have defended and argued appeals in both state and federal courts throughout New England. The firm also provides coverage analyses, including the filing and prosecuting of declaratory judgment actions. The successful candidate will meet with clients, respond to discovery requests, draft motions/supporting memoranda, argue motions, conduct depositions, and second chair trials. The ability to analyze complex insurance coverage issues is a plus.
Prospective candidates must be admitted to the Massachusetts Bar and have 1-2 years of relevant experience. State or federal clerkship a plus as is admission to the New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine or Connecticut bars.