Legal Careers

Product Liability Associate – Newark

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. seeks an experienced 3-5 Litigation Associate with a focus in Product Liability to join our Newark office. 

The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills necessary to draft complaints, answers, discovery requests and responses, motions and briefs.  They will be able to take and defend depositions and manage and direct cases from inception through trial or other resolution.


  • Experience defending complex product liability matters for a variety of regulated products including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer products, foods, chemicals (asbestos, silica and benzene) and construction/industrial machines
  • Experience coordinating and preparing fact discovery, implementing defense strategies, working with local counsel and national co-defense counsel, preparing fact witnesses and experts, preparing dispositive motions and trial preparation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to manage multiple projects is critical
  • Experience in handling highly confidential matters
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; researching/problem-solving skills
  • Must be licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey and the District of New Jersey. New York State license is a plus
  • 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 Olyvia Raney, Senior Recruiting Coordinator, here.