Expanding downtown Manhattan defense law firm is looking to hire mid-level Associate Attorneys with at least 5+ years of experience litigating defense matters from inception to conclusion. Cases will generally involve the defense of tort matters with an emphasis on product liability and complex catastrophic torts on behalf of insurance carriers, third-party administrators and self-insured clients. Familiarity with the defense of product liability, construction and fire personal injury and property damage matters would be beneficial. Knowledge of insurance coverage and indemnification issues would be beneficial as well. Experience in a substantial defense practice is preferred. Candidates must have exceptional writing skills, as well as experience handling depositions and court appearances. Candidates must be admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New York, NJ a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefits offered.