JOB POST: Professional Liability Defense Associate Attorney at Wilson Elser, New Jersey [Salary $105,000 to $160,000]: Apply Now!


Wilson Elser’s Madison, NJ office is seeking a Professional Liability Defense Associate Attorney.

About Wilson Elser

Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 1,000 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London.

About the Opportunity

Wilson Elser’s Madison, NJ office is seeking a Professional Liability Defense Associate Attorney.

This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys looking to take on engaging, substantive responsibilities as part of a defense team within a national firm. The attorney will work on a tight-knit, dynamic team alongside experienced attorneys.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Independently manage or support a defense litigation caseload from inception through dispositive motion, mediation, negotiated resolution, or trial
  • Work closely with other attorneys and partners on legal projects
  • Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports

Minimum Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey
  • 2+ years’ experience in litigation
  • Deposition and trial preparation experience

Preferred Skills

  • Professional liability and legal malpractice defense a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Legal project management experience


The annualized salary range for this position is $105,000 to $160,000.

Perks and Benefits

  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Unlimited PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate discount plans


Madison, New Jersey.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply by sending your credentials to and putting “Madison Professional Liability” in the subject line.

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