Legal Careers

Commercial Litigation Associate – Newark

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., a full-service corporate law firm, with offices in New Jersey and New York, has the capabilities of a New York full-service law firm. At Sills Cummis & Gross, our goal is make sure you are exposed to high-profile cases and receive the necessary tools to exceed client expectations. Our attorneys are innovative, creative, and collaborative; giving you the platform to flourish in an environment where your ideas matter. When you join our group of attorneys, you will work alongside some of the best professionals in their field of practice who will mentor you and help develop your skills. The firm not only makes a commitment to our clients, we also make a commitment to our attorneys. If you are ready to join an engaging, inclusive firm where you will have the ability to shape your future, view our open positions and apply.

Sills Cummis litigators represent multinational corporations, financial institutions and government bodies, often in complex and important matters. Our attorneys are active in pre-trial, trial and appellate matters in federal and state courts, as well as administrative litigation, grand jury investigations and arbitrations. Sills Cummis & Gross was named “New Jersey Litigation Firm of the Year” 2019 by Benchmark Litigation. This is the third year in a row the Firm received this honor.  Sills Cummis & Gross has also been named in 2016 and 2019 the “General Litigation Department of the Year Winner, Midsized Firm” by the New Jersey Law Journal.  The Department is also ranked by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2018 edition) in “Band 1” in New Jersey.

Requirements 

  • 5-8 years of commercial litigation experience.
  • Strong writing skills necessary to draft complaints, answers, discovery requests and responses, motions and briefs.
  • Well versed in motion practice, oral argument and experience defending and taking depositions.

Qualifications 

  • Possess a JD from an accredited law school with a strong academic record.
  • Must be licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to interact directly with clients.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume and transcript to Milvia Burns, Chief Talent and Strategy Officer, here.