senior counsel resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Accomplished Attorney offering [Number]-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. Dedicated legal professional offering expertise in [Type] law. Proven success in building trusting rapport with clients and offering sound legal advice in clear and universal terms. Hardworking and dedicated to client advocacy. Committed and creative Attorney with specialty in [Type] law. Highly skilled in oral argument and legal research, leading to successful litigation of [Number] cases. Expertise in mediation, arbitration, and settlement negotiation. Attorney adept at developing positive rapport with clients. Presents evidence clearly and practices sound and thorough case analysis techniques. Attorney adept at predicting arguments of opposing council and addressing important concerns or questions. Proven courtroom success trying [Type] and [Type] cases. Over [Number] years of experience in [Type] law. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Dedicated [Industry] professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level [Job Title] position in [Type] environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Oral debate
  • Dispute arbitration
  • Efficient researcher
  • Case analysis
  • Civil law
  • Legal writing
  • Discovery processes
  • Corporate and business legal issues
  • Document preparation
  • Drafting [Document]s
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Case management
  • Investigation skills
  • Settlement Negotiation
University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law Columbia, MO Expected in 05/2010 J.D. : Law - GPA :
University of Missouri - Columbia Columbia, MO Expected in 12/2006 Bachelor of Arts : English - GPA :
  • [Area of expertise] License - [Timeframe]
  • Served [Number] clients per year pro bono.
  • Won jury trials for major corporations, including [Company Name] and [Company Name].
  • Chair of [Committee type] committee and member of statewide committee addressing [Topic] issues for the Department of Justice.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
Work History
Cushman & Wakefield Inc - Senior Counsel
Birmingham, AL, 01/2020 - Current
  • Developed strategies to resolve cases in client's best interest.
  • Filed timely case pleadings to meet firm deadlines.
  • Managed high-volume caseload in most populous and demanding circuit.
  • Attended hearings as representative of corporate entities and firm clients.
  • Provided legal advice to variety of small and mid-sized businesses involved in multiple types of litigation.
  • Proposed requests for admission and requests for production of documents.
  • Assessed cases for probable outcomes by researching black letter law and other legal authority, comparing fact patterns to those of precedential cases.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Worked with management and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes.
  • Minimized risk exposure through careful advice on business operations and strategic plans.
  • Interviewed witnesses and gathered public record research relevant to each case.
  • Resolved post-judgment litigation settlements and default judgment orders in favor of clients.
  • Drafted statements of cases and witness lists.
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Tracked and researched developing precedent and legislation in [Type] law to maintain expertise and best advise and advocate for clients.
Petco - Partner
Strongsville, OH, 03/2018 - 12/2019
  • Chaired partner meetings to drive discussion of matters important to firm operations, keeping discourse on-topic and moving at efficient pace.
  • Spoke with peers to verify task completion, meeting tight deadlines and schedules.
  • Promoted new business and expanded firm's professional network through attendance and participation in community, government and industry events.
  • Provided outstanding service to all individuals, promoting effective and lasting business relationships.
  • Apprised clients of potential risks and costs associated with each course of action.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Communicated with clients and collected information to research cases and prepare settlement offers.
  • Advised clients on legal matters such as [Type] and [Type].
  • Formulated trial techniques specifically pertaining to each case.
  • Researched, wrote and filed motions, writs and briefs for each case.
Charles River - Associate
Mattawan, MI, 04/2010 - 03/2018

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School Attended

  • University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law
  • University of Missouri - Columbia

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Counsel
  • Partner
  • Associate


  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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