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Smith Debnam Attorneys at Law - Raleigh office

Litigation Associate

Location: Raleigh, NC

Smith Debnam is seeking candidates for a full-time litigation associate position to assist in the representation of businesses in matters related to Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Equipment Leasing & Finance Litigation, Commercial Creditor Bankruptcy, and general Creditors’ Rights.

The following are pre-requisites for this position:

  • Minimum of three years experience in some mix of the above-listed practice areas
  • Worked in a private litigation practice, with an understanding of the business aspects of managing a law practice
  • NC Bar license in good standing
  • Strong legal analysis and writing skills
  • Strong courtroom and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Self-motivated, including desire and ability to market his/her practice

The ideal candidate’s experience will include:

  • 2-4 years of litigation experience in federal, state, and/or bankruptcy courts
  • Preference for in-office work environment
  • Dual licensed in NC and SC and/or VA

Smith Debnam has been providing legal services to businesses and individuals in the Carolinas for 50 years.  Our attorney development philosophy supports and encourages associate attorneys in building a practice with the goal of becoming a Partner in our Firm. We provide employees with an enriching, professional work environment that rewards employee excellence, fosters teamwork, and supports professional development. 

Our employees also enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Quality benefit programs
  • Flexible work hours