The Washington, D.C. office of Seyfarth Shaw seeks a mid-level construction associate with 3-4 years of experience with general commercial construction, complex construction projects and government contracts. The ideal candidate will have experience representing owners, contractors, design professional and/or sureties in the drafting, negotiating and administration of contracts as well as domestic and international litigation; and, will have experience with some of the following construction matters: procurement-related issues, contract administration, risk management, dispute avoidance, claim documentation, equitable adjustments, impact and delay claims, default terminations, change order and extra work disputes, requests for equitable adjustments, payment and performance bond claims, mechanics' liens, prompt payment and conditional payment disputes, construction and design defects, and bid protests. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required. We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm. Candidate must be admitted to DC bar, with Virginia and Maryland desired as well.
Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our attorneys through our mentoring programs, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our attorneys to advance in their careers through involvement in case management/strategy and opportunities for extensive client contact. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth also is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother eight years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We also partnered with Diversity Lab to formally pilot the Mansfield Rule, which is designed to ensure that woman and minorities throughout the legal industry receive adequate consideration for leadership roles, equity partner promotions and lateral positions. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.
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