Position Summary: Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP is seeking a Worker’s Compensation attorney with 2 – 4 years of litigation experience to join the Macon, GA office. Ideal candidates should have a thorough understanding of workers compensation and occupational health cases, civil litigation procedures, and experience managing cases through the full life cycle of litigation. Experience in relevant workers compensation subjects such as such as idiopathic defense, catastrophic designation, WC-240 (Return to Work), medical benefits, psychological injuries, and diligent job search cases are preferred, but not required. Employer-side, labor & employment defense experience strongly preferred, but candidates with substantive civil litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in labor and employment law will be considered. Strong academic credentials are required and clerkship experience is a plus. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be an active member in good standing of the Georgia Bar.
Qualities Ideal Candidates Will Have:
Strong legal writing skills and experience with complex discovery, complex motions, and taking and defending depositions
Strong trial preparation skills for both state and federal courts, and handling evidentiary hearings on their own
Business development skills alongside a demonstrated history of maintaining positive relationships with clients
Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills
Excellent communication skills with clients and opposing counsel
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