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Litigation Associate

Sherman Atlas provides the highest caliber legal expertise to its clients and a collaborative team-oriented environment.   Sherman Atlas believes that a good work/life balance enables it to provide excellent legal service over the long-term.   We’ve built a modern firm based on the belief that a healthy life outside the office supports a positive and rewarding career and forms the foundation of a lasting firm culture.  We’ve been consistently ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey and intend to continue to support our clients and our employees as a family.

We are seeking an experienced 5th or 6th year litigation associate to join our commercial litigation practice group. Our firm's litigation group represents banking and financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, closely-held businesses and individuals in complex litigataion in state and federal courts.  The successful candidate will have the following credentials:
 
  • Admitted in New Jersey and New York
  • 5–6 years of litigation experience
  • Experience drafting pleadings, motions and other papers in litigations and arbitrations
  • Experience taking and defending depositions
  • Experience appearing in court and other forums for motions and/or trials
  • Ability to manage a workload of multiple clients and competing deadlines
  • Commitment to exceeding client needs/expectations in an effective manner
  • Experience communicating orally and in writing with clients, experts, witnesses, opposing counsel and judges
  • Excellent analytical ability and writing skills
 
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The salary offered will depend upon qualifications and other considerations. Benefits offered for this position include health care, vision, dental, retirement benefits, parental leave, basic life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, and discretionary, performance-based bonuses.
 

Sherman Atlas Sylvester & Stamelman is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or other protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state or local laws


Contact

Colleen Boyle, Director of HR and Administrative Services
cboyle@shermanatlas.com
 
 

Corporate Associate

Sherman Atlas provides the highest caliber legal expertise to its clients and a collaborative team-oriented environment.   Sherman Atlas believes that a good work/life balance enables it to provide excellent legal service over the long-term.   We’ve built a modern firm based on the belief that a healthy life outside the office supports a positive and rewarding career and forms the foundation of a lasting firm culture.  We’ve been consistently ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey and intend to continue to support our clients and our employees as a family.

We are seeking an associate with two to five years of experience in corporate counseling, transactions and M&A to join our dynamic corporate practice group.
The successful candidate will have the following experience:
  • Counseling on day to day corporate legal issues
  • Managing complex corporate transactions
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements, organizational documents, and handling various corporate transactions / mergers and acquisitions
  • Interacting directly with clients
Candidates should possess a strong academic background and superior drafting and negotiation skills, be willing to take on significant responsibility for deal management, client interaction and work product, and be diligent, proactive, supportive and team-oriented.
Requirements:
  • 2 to 5 years of large law firm corporate experience
  • Bachelor's and Juris Doctor degrees
  • New Jersey admission required (within 12 months of hiring)
    • New York a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with careful attention to detail
  • Exceptional client service skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
 
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The salary offered will depend upon qualifications and other considerations. Benefits offered for this position include health care, vision, dental, retirement benefits, parental leave, basic life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, and discretionary, performance-based bonuses.
 

Sherman Atlas Sylvester & Stamelman is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or other protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state or local laws


Contact

Colleen Boyle, Director of HR and Administrative Services
cboyle@shermanatlas.com
 
 

Assistant to the Director of HR and Administrative Services (Part-time) 

The ideal candidate for the Assistant to the Director of HR and Administrative Services will have a variety of responsibilities including but limited to:
  • Coordinating events,
  • Researching vendors/managing supplies,
  • Researching and sending gifts to employees, clients, etc.,
  • Organizing the various Firm sponsorships and donations,
  • Assisting with organization of resumes and scheduling candidates’ interviews,
  • Updating various firm forms / information
  • PDF / filing projects,
 
Qualifications:
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years’ experience in a professional office.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and quickly re-evaluate priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently and has an outstanding work ethic
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Positive attitude
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (flexible)

Sherman Atlas Sylvester & Stamelman is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or other protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state or local laws


Contact

Colleen Boyle, Director of HR and Administrative Services
cboyle@shermanatlas.com

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