Associate – Civil Defense Litigation Team

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC
May 4, 2022
Buffalo, NY
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Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is seeking a full-time associate attorney to join its civil defense litigation team.  The candidate must be admitted to the New York State Bar and possess a minimum of 4 to 5 years of experience in personal injury litigation, including at least 2 years of insurance defense experience.  Experience in the areas of transportation law, labor law, product liability and premises liability are preferred.  Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and strong communication skills. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Generous benefit package includes, 401(k), medical insurance, dental insurance, cell phone reimbursement, CLE costs, membership dues, Health Care FSA for eligible medical expenses, and Dependent Care FSA for eligible child care expenses.  Employees may enroll in the Parking and Transportation Expense Reimbursement Accounts, which allows them to pay for out-of-pocket work-related parking and transportation expenses with per-tax dollars. The billable hourly requirements are reasonable, and bonuses are available for exceeding the billable hourly requirements.  Excellent opportunities for career advancement for successful and productive individuals.  The atmosphere is open and collaborative.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, writing sample and transcript to Donna L. Burden at All submissions will remain confidential.  Burden, Hafner, & Hansen is committed to equal employment opportunity.