attorney at law resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Successful, seasoned and engaged Attorney with expertise in complex transactional law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, real estate law, trusts and estates. Highly experienced and skilled in drafting transactional contracts and counseling on transactions. Trusted and tested advocate. Logical and resourceful Attorney effective at anticipating and evaluating legal issues to protect clients and resolve cases. Accomplished Attorney offering 17-year record of supporting clients in legal matters. Communicates clearly and effectively with clients, opposing counsel, jurors and judges. Adept at developing lasting professional relationships.

  • Corporate law
  • Legal writing
  • Efficient researcher
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Corporate and Business Legal Issues
  • Civil Law
  • Reviewing documents
  • Evaluating contracts
  • Settlement Negotiation
  • Legal compliance
  • Draft Transactional Documents/Contracts
  • Business law
Work History
04/2016 to Current Attorney-at-Law Boulder Community Health | Superior, CO,
  • Established and manage a solo practice with an emphasis in corporate transactional law, corporate governance, business law, labor and employment law, real estate transactions, municipal law and estate administration.
  • Draft and negotiate various legal documents, including, stock and asset purchase agreements, merger agreements, registration statements, charters, bylaws, due diligence and board resolutions.
  • Advise clients on general business law, including but not limited to, corporate governance and director fiduciary duties.
  • Thorough knowledge of civil procedure and a thorough understanding of many types of contracts.
  • Minimized risk exposure through careful advice on business operations and strategic plans.
  • Developed strategies to resolve cases in client's best interest.
09/2008 to Current Of Counsel United States Courts | Kansas City, KS,
  • Remotely service clients in Pennsylvania regarding municipal law, corporate law and litigation, complex commercial law and litigation, labor/employment law and real estate matters.
  • Extensive experience in negotiating, drafting, reviewing, corporate contracts, including complex technology contracts and contracts for highly regulated industries, such as the medical field.
  • Counsel company executives on various corporate matters and compliance.
  • Serve as Solicitor to three local municipalities for eleven years; advised on management and union matters as well as contracts, negotiated, drafted and reviewed various municipal, sophisticated, governmental Education and Training Activities and Honors.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
08/2006 to 08/2008 Staff Attorney Labaton Sucharow LLP/Goldman, Scarlato & Penny PC | City, STATE,
  • Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.
  • Class Action and Antitrust Attorney.
  • Developed detailed class action litigation strategies for securities and antitrust cases, vehicle defect litigation,.
  • Worked in the Philadelphia and New York offices.
  • Specialized in investment fraud litigation, antitrust litigation, consumer fraud litigation, and defective medical device litigation.
  • Managed e-discovery in very large, complex litigation, including oversight of attorney teams in fact investigation, document production and deposition preparation.
  • Drafted and prepared: confidentiality agreements, Daubert motions, discovery requests and responses, expert reports, pre-trial materials, settlement agreements, legal briefs and memorandums (including appellate level).
08/2003 to 08/2006 Judicial Law Clerk The Honorable Richard J. Hodgson, President Judge | City, STATE,
  • Researched laws, court decisions and other documents relevant to cases before court to aide in judge's decision-making.
  • Prepared opinions and briefs on Judge's behalf to minimize workload and gain drafting experience. Most decisions were published.
  • Reviewed complaints, petitions, motions and pleadings to aid in determining admissibility.
  • Assessed cases for probable outcomes by researching black letter law and other legal authority, comparing fact patterns to those of precedential cases.
  • Discussed, advised, and debated potential outcomes of pending cases with judge.
  • Attended court proceedings to hear arguments and document necessary case information for judge's review.
Expected in 06/2003 J.D. | Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, GPA:
  • Dean's List - 1st semester of Y2, 1st and 2nd semester of 3Y
  • Member of Phi Alpha Delta
  • Selected as a Research Assistant to the Lead Professor of six in-house legal clinics
  • Selected for Externship with the Honorable Stanley R. Ott
Expected in 12/1999 Bachelor of Science | Political Science And Communication Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, GPA:
  • Dean's List all semesters
  • Graduated cum laude in 3.5 years with double major
  • Member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority
  • Selected as Seminole Ambassador of the school
  • Minored in Philosophy
  • Elected as President for Gamma Phi Beta Sorority in 1998-1999
  • Congressional Intern following graduation with Former Senator and current Mayor of Orlando, John "Buddy" Dyer.
  • Trustee for the Sun Prairie Education Foundation Consistently selected as Rising Star and Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Bar Association Wisconsin Bar Association, Volunteer with Shelter from the Storm
  • Licensed Attorney in Pennsylvania
  • Licensed Attorney in Wisconsin
  • Licensed Attorney in the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Licensed Attorney in the U.S. Tax Court

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School Attended

  • Villanova University School of Law
  • Florida State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Attorney-at-Law
  • Of Counsel
  • Staff Attorney
  • Judicial Law Clerk


  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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