Careers

Career Opportunities

Mound Cotton hires lateral attorneys on the basis of current needs at the firm and seeks highly qualified attorneys who are committed to a successful and rewarding legal career. The firm places a premium on effective legal writing, so lateral candidates are encouraged to present one or two writing samples, in addition to a resume and any other information the candidate would like us to consider. The firm looks for candidates who graduated within the top 30% of their law school class. Maturity, initiative, and confidence are also traits that are valued by Mound Cotton. Essentially, the firm is proud of all it has accomplished, and it looks for individuals who will help us continue to be leaders in our field.

The firm offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, with early opportunities for advancement, and a collegial and informal environment. Mound Cotton provides its attorneys with the opportunity for rapid professional development and, through its accredited CLE program, teaches skills that will assist its attorneys in becoming better and more confident practitioners.

For further information, please feel free to forward your resume directly to us at:

Recruitment
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP
One New York Plaza
44th Floor
New York, New York 10004
Phone: (212) 804-4259
Fax: (212) 344-8066
recruitment@moundcotton.com


Attorneys

We are seeking Associates for our New York office. Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years of experience in complex insurance, reinsurance, litigation and bad faith coverage. This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys with insurance coverage experience who are looking to develop in their careers by joining a team within a national firm.

Requirements & Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate should have the following experience and skills:

  • At least 2 years of experience working on complex insurance coverage matters, including commercial first-party insurance, third-party liability, professional liability, etc.
  • Superior legal research, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • JD from an accredited law school and strong academic credentials
  • Admission to the New York bar. Additional state bar admissions preferred but not required

Please send your resume, writing sample, and salary requirement to recruitment@moundcotton.com.

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Staff

We are seeking a mid-level Litigation Paralegal for our Emeryville, CA office. This role’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide document review support to attorneys (redactions, privilege logs, etc.)
  • Gather, organize, and label exhibits for depositions
  • Coordinate ongoing projects and monitor/provide reports regarding cases, matters, discovery, and meetings
  • Interact with client contacts for case information/document gathering, evaluation, and assessment throughout the investigation and discovery process
  • Perform daily case management tasks, including organizing and saving expert materials, and other client documents and creating/maintaining attorney binders
  • Perform basic research and docket monitoring of court rules, cases, companies, and individuals.
  • Perform effective work practices as a team member

Requirements & Responsibilities

The ideal candidate should have the following experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate; and minimum of 4-6 years of related experience working in a law firm
  • Knowledge of management and organization of electronic documentation
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in computer systems, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, Relativity, IPRO, Concordance, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with e-discovery software (or ability to learn quickly)
  • Strong ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication for interaction with partners, associates, staff and clients, as well as outside vendors, opposing counsel, and other parties
  • Attention to detail; ability to both work independently and as part of a team; professional and courteous demeanor
  • Willing to work overtime, as needed
  • Willing to work in-person in the office daily (with work-from-home on a limited, as needed, basis)

Please provide your salary requirements with your response to recruitment@moundcotton.com.