Litigation Associate (Part-Time) – Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

Job Title: Litigation Associate (Part-Time)

Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

About the Job

Burns White seeks to hire a part-time Malpractice Litigation Attorney to support a busy trial attorney in its Healthcare practice group in Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA.

Job Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have 5-7 years of litigation experience; medical malpractice and general liability defense experience is preferred.
  • Candidates must be licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey bar membership is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are prerequisites.
  • Responsibilities may include drafting and reviewing pleadings and other discovery items, conducting initial client interviews, legal research and writing, drafting status updates and supporting litigation and trial activities.
  • Candidates must be self-starters with the ability to work individually and in teams.
  • We are open to candidates working in-person, hybrid remote or remote. Full remote is less preferred but would be considered for the right candidate and experience.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate with clients in person and via telephone.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours. Occasional overtime as required.

Burns White completes criminal background screenings for all new hires as a condition of employment.

No search firms
No phone calls, please

Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (, fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.