At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain, and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, and personal backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Nixon Peabody is seeking to hire an experienced commercial litigation department attorney to join our office in Providence, RI. The position is in our Construction and Real Estate Litigation practice group. The successful candidate will work on matters in that practice group as well as commercial litigation generally.
More than a third of Nixon Peabody’s lawyers are litigators. We have decades of experience representing clients at every level of the trial and appellate courts in our judicial system, in international forums, and mediations, arbitrations, and other methods of alternative dispute resolution.
A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead. We enable our Team to share, innovate, and learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.
Ideal candidates will have at least one to three years of commercial litigation experience, researching and drafting pleadings. Ability to work in a fast paced client-centric environment with a varied caseload involving complex issues is critical. Rhode Island State Bar admission is required, Rhode Island Federal Bar admission is desirable. Massachusetts and/or Connecticut State Bar admission is desirable. Judicial Clerkship, Internship, or similar experience is preferred.
Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent client services.
Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran.
To comply with Federal law, Nixon Peabody participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are verified through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to confirm their identity and employment eligibility. Please refer to the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters on the Nixon Peabody Careers page for more information.
All applicants for employment with NP, unless they receive an approved exemption as an accommodation for a medical issue or sincerely held religious belief, must be “Up to Date” with respect to their COVID-19 vaccinations by their hire date. “Up to Date” currently means that the applicant has completed the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech primary vaccine series, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible, or the Johnson & Johnson Janssen one dose primary vaccine, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible.