Clinton & Peed is a boutique, DC-based firm comprised of former BigLaw attorneys who share a deep commitment to practicing with integrity, producing top-notch legal work, and prioritizing work that serves the public interest.
Our litigation practice is diverse, including sophisticated and complex civil and business litigation, criminal defense (including on behalf of indigent clients), civil rights, personal injury, and employment matters. Led by two former in-house GCs, our transactional and advisory practice covers a wide range of outside general counsel issues for high-growth start-ups and small to medium-sized businesses across many industries.
Our lawyers have been working remotely for over a decade—leveraging technology, minimizing overhead, and enjoying a superior work-life balance. We’re looking to add to our team a highly motivated junior attorney with a growth mindset, “can do, roll up the sleeves” attitude, and a strong interest in and aptitude for developing a wide-ranging practice.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Independently manage a diverse litigation caseload • Help manage client relationships • Facilitate and conduct factual investigations • Review and analyze discovery requests • Prepare and respond to discovery responses and pleadings • Prepare court filings and service to counsel; experience with e-filing • Trial preparation and support • Maintain accurate time and other administrative records • Pitch in as needed on transactional and advisory matters
Candidate Requirements: • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school • 2–6 years litigation experience • Admitted to practice in DC and Maryland (or able to waive in quickly) • Experience with motion practice • Capable of independent work and effective communication • Work in an organized and efficient manner • Superior and nuanced research and writing skills • Ability to multi-task, juggle competing priorities effectively, and stay cool and composed under pressure • Ability to analyze complex legal and factual problems • Ability to work effectively with clients and witnesses • An open mind and a growth mindset
Preferred Qualities: • Interest and willingness to dive into new practice areas & skillsets with appropriate guidance • Spanish fluency
Why Should You Apply? We are looking for an associate to grow with the firm, to share in its successes and profitability, and to help us use our education, skills, and training to make a difference.
About Clinton & Peed
We are a small firm of former BigLaw attorneys that punches far above its weight, with an unwavering commitment to upholding the highest ideals of our profession. Our diverse litigation practice encompasses business disputes, criminal cases, appeals, and just about any other type of case or dispute. And our sophisticated transactional and advisory practice—led by two former in-house general counsels—helps small to medium-sized businesses grow strong and smart. In serving our clients, we provide skillful and creative advocacy, use technology to work more efficiently, and offer personalized attention and flexible fee arrangements.