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Commercial Litigation Attorney – Binghamton, NY

Job Title:



Binghamton NY (Remote work available as matters allow)

Practice Group:

Litigation – Commercial/Business

Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP is seeking a full-time NYS admitted Attorney in Commercial/Business Litigation.

Coughlin & Gerhart proudly dates back to the 1890s has grown to include seven offices in New York and Pennsylvania.  As we continue to grow, we remain committed to our founding principles as a law firm focused upon client relationships and our dedication to fully meeting the needs of our individual, business, and municipal clients.

We offer numerous highly experienced and skilled attorneys, diverse practice areas, and a core belief that everyone who seeks the services of a lawyer deserves to be treated as a priority, from the time they meet with us in an initial consultation to when their legal matter is resolved.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafting legal documents such as complaints, motions, trial briefs, mediation materials and settlement documents
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Appearing for mediations, arbitrations and trial
  • Assisting in drafting/reviewing contracts and purchase agreements
  • Representing clients in courts and during legal proceedings
  • Negotiating contract terms and license agreements on behalf of clients
  • Examining and advising on business mergers
  • Helping gather and prepare legal documents
  • Advising clients on legal consequences and litigation process
  • Writing and editing commercial reports
  • Offering help and legal support to clients when dealing with business transactions
  • Examining company documents and employee agreements for any loopholes
  • Representing clients in construction related disputes

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • License to practice law
  • Ability to conduct extensive research and having a detail-oriented approach
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Highly motivated and reliable individual
  • Ability to make sound judgements
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and perform under pressure
  • Ability to offer improved customer experience


Please express interest with cover letter and resume to:

Christan Surdey, Human Resources Specialist

Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP PO Box 2039

Binghamton, NY 13902-2039

Email Address: [email protected]




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