Openings at Sills, Cummis, & Gross

16 May 2018 7:55 PM | Anonymous

Please note that Sills, Cummis, & Gross has the following openings:

Product Liability Associate 

Sills Cummis & Gross, 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, but offers the economic benefits of a New Jersey-based headquarters. Our client roster ranges from Fortune 500 to emerging growth and foreign corporations doing business in the U.S. Our clients know that our goal is to be their advocate and to efficiently resolve the matters we are retained to handle. Given the current economic climate, we are mindful of budget constraints and effectively staff our matters so that we can work within our clients’ parameters. We are service providers and our greatest asset is our client base. To preserve that asset, we keep our clients informed every step of the way. This is why many of our clients have retained us for decades and continue to keep us on the top of their lists of service providers. 

Requirements

  • 3-6 years of Litigation experience;
  • Strong writing skills necessary to draft complaints, answers, discovery requests and responses, motions and briefs;
  • Ability to take and defend depositions;
  • Ability to manage and direct cases from inception through trial or other resolution;
  • Experience defending complex product liability matters 

Qualifications

  • 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 and other counsel  

 

 

Corporate Associate 

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, but offers the economic benefits of a New Jersey-based headquarters. Our client roster ranges from Fortune 500 to emerging growth and foreign corporations doing business in the U.S. Our clients know that our goal is to be their advocate and to efficiently resolve the matters we are retained to handle. Given the current economic climate, we are mindful of budget constraints and effectively staff our matters so that we can work within our clients’ parameters. We are service providers and our greatest asset is our client base. To preserve that asset, we keep our clients informed every step of the way. This is why many of our clients have retained us for decades and continue to keep us on the top of their lists of service providers.

 

The Firm’s highly credentialed and experienced corporate practice group attorneys handle a broad range of public and private transactional, compliance and corporate counsel assignments. Our clients are international and domestic investors, lenders, entrepreneurs and operating companies, from startups to small and midsized entities to Fortune 500 corporations. The Firm’s experience spans a diverse range of industries, including financial services, pharmaceutical and other life sciences, technology, insurance, real estate, construction, public utilities, health care, education, food and beverage, hospitality, media, consumer products and industrial manufacturing.

 

Requirements

  • 2 – 4 years of corporate practice experience
  • Draft and negotiate key and ancillary documents for M&A, financing, joint venture, technology collaborations/licensing and other corporate and commercial transactions; and
  • Work closely with clients’ business and legal personnel in a variety of corporate matters

 

Qualifications

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, drafting, negotiation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Possess a JD from an accredited law school with a strong academic record
  • Licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey or New York State. Both are preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to interact directly with clients

 

 

Senior Commercial Real Estate Attorney 

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, but offers the economic benefits of a New Jersey-based headquarters. Our client roster ranges from Fortune 500 to emerging growth and foreign corporations doing business in the U.S. Our clients know that our goal is to be their advocate and to efficiently resolve the matters we are retained to handle. Given the current economic climate, we are mindful of budget constraints and effectively staff our matters so that we can work within our clients’ parameters. We are service providers and our greatest asset is our client base. To preserve that asset, we keep our clients informed every step of the way. This is why many of our clients have retained us for decades and continue to keep us on the top of their lists of service providers.

 

The Sills Cummis & Gross Real Estate Department is an interdisciplinary team of approximately 30 attorneys providing a full range of legal and related services to participants in all areas of the real estate industry. The Department is ranked by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2018 edition) in “Band 1” in New Jersey.

 

Requirements

  • 8+ years of commercial real estate experience
  • Experience handling a broad range of transactions for clients, including acquisitions, development, sale/leasebacks, office and retail leasing, traditional lending and corporate real estate advisory work
  • Strong transactional and analytical skills, including drafting and negotiating financing and organizational documents, leases, purchase and sale contracts and brokerage and property management agreements across various property types and jurisdictions
  • Draft and negotiate complex loan documents, perform due diligence, title and survey review, lease analysis and approved legal opinions
  • Possess a JD from an accredited law school with a strong academic record
  • 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

 

 

 

Litigation Associate 

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., founded in Newark, New Jersey in 1971, is a full-service commercial law firm with offices in New Jersey and New York. As one of the largest law firms in New Jersey, Sills Cummis & Gross has established a national reputation in its handling of precedent setting issues. Our client roster ranges from Fortune 500 to emerging growth and foreign corporations doing business in the U.S. Our clients know that our goal is to be their advocate and to efficiently resolve the matters we are retained to handle. Given the current economic climate, we are mindful of budget constraints and effectively staff our matters so that we can work within our clients’ parameters. We are service providers and our greatest asset is our client base. To preserve that asset, we keep our clients informed every step of the way. This is why many of our clients have retained us for decades and continue to keep us on the top of their lists of service providers.

 

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” for 2018 by Benchmark Litigation. This is the second year in a row the Firm received this honor. The Benchmark Litigation awards in 2017 and 2018 come on the heels of Sills Cummis & Gross being named, in November 2016, “2016 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

  • 1-4 years of commercial litigation experience
  • Strong writing skills necessary to draft complaints, answers, discovery requests and responses, motions, and briefs
  • Strong research skills and oral communication

     

    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 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