Attorney Associate - Corporate Litigation

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Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Full-time

Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: Responsible for handling basic legal matters by applying legal knowledge, skills and training.
Responsibilities: <ul><li>Translates legal conditions into lay terms and effectively communicates basic legal principles to business clients. </li><li>Drafts basic legal documentation and works on less complex cases or parts of larger cases. </li><li>Work with Attorney and Senior Attorney on complex matters. </li><li>Provide legal analysis and opinion as to complex matters under the direction of the Attorney or Senior Attorney. </li><li>Appear in courts and administrative agencies on routine matters. </li><li>Drafts basic contracts, pleadings, opinions, and provides legal analysis to business partners. Performs other related duties as assigned. </li></ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>Juris Doctor Degree in law required. </li><li>Experience preferred but not required. </li><li>Knowledge of court and agency procedures. </li><li>Must have good clarity of thought, discretion and judgment ability. </li><li>Must be able to develop rapport with client and to engender confidence with the client and in their own professional competence and judgment. </li><li>Highly developed sense of ethics and integrity. </li><li>Good analytical, negotiation, organizational, presentation, verbal and written communication skills. </li><li>Capable to work effectively in a team environment. </li><li>Ability to read, analyze and interpret statutes, general business and legal periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations. </li><li>Ability to write contracts, opinions, briefs, reports, business correspondence, pleadings and procedure manuals. </li><li>Qualified to effectively present information and respond to questions from courts, regulators, clients, customers and the general public. </li><li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job. </li><li>Must be a member in good standing with the Michigan State Bar Association. </li></ul>