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Litigation Associate

Company: McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

McNees Wallace & Nurick is seeking a Litigation Associate with a focus in special education to join our growing Litigation Group.

In this role, the successful candidate will advise clients regarding compliance with the Individuals with Disability Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The associate will also represent schools at IEP meetings, mediations, resolution meetings, and administrative due process hearings. The candidate will also develop and conduct training programs for public school entities.

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

J.D. and licensure in PA
3-5 years of relevant experience and a desire to work with educational institutions
Ability to independently manage cases
Demonstrated cooperation with and appearances before administrative agencies
Litigation experience from intake through discovery and motions
Strong legal analytical and problem-solving skills to develop litigation strategy
The ability to clearly communicate and collaborate

Our team of litigation attorneys offers sound advice to resolve disputes through creative thinking and negotiation, alternative dispute resolution procedures (mediation and arbitration), or formal court proceedings. We pride ourselves on our team approach to practicing law and we encourage work-life balance and community involvement.

McNees is a full-service law firm with offices in Devon, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Pittsburgh, Scranton, State College, and York, PA; as well as Columbus, OH; Frederick, MD; and Washington, DC. The firm recognizes that we continue to live in challenging times and has adjusted accordingly; we offer true life-work balance, a collegiate culture, competitive salary, range of benefits, and local community involvement.

For more information about the firm or to apply for this position, please visit https://www.mcneeslaw.com/careers/.

Keywords: McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, Harrisburg , Litigation Associate, Legal , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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