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Senior Associate – Litigation

Bowditch has an opening for a senior level Litigation Associate in our Worcester and/or Framingham, MA locations. Our litigation practice represents clients in numerous industries including public utilities, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, distributors, real estate development, education and financial services; in connection with complex disputes involving insurance, real estate, environmental, construction, bankruptcy, intellectual property, commercial/contracts and other compliance and business-related matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Candidates must have substantial experience in handling small and large, complex business litigation matters.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent writing and analytical skills
  • Experience in arguing substantive/dispositive motions
  • Significant deposition experience, with the ability to both take and defend key depositions
  • The ability to draft pleadings, discovery requests, discovery responses etc., with minimal supervision
  • High self-motivation with a strong work ethic and the ability to multi-task, as well as a desire to take certain cases and run with them

Required Skills

  • Strong academic and professional credentials
  • Stellar client relations skills
  • Excellent research capabilities
  • Exceptional technical skills and be organized and extremely detail oriented
  • Ability to manage most phases of litigation with little or no partner supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. This is an excellent growth and development opportunity, which provides direct client contact and an environment where you will be working directly with partners.

Our fast-paced practice requires a committed team player with sound legal judgment, initiative, and versatility.


  • This position requires 7 to 10 years of litigation experience.
  • Must have a strong academic background with a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law in the state of Massachusetts (Member of the Massachusetts Bar). Multiple state Bar admissions are a plus.

We provide a competitive compensation package with vacation, 401k, co-paid medical and dental and more.

Dedicated to Diversity: Bowditch & Dewey focuses on inclusive hiring of those candidates having excellent skills with a broad range of experiences, knowledge and perspectives. Diversity within the Firm promotes an open and mutually respectful workplace and the delivery of superior service to its clients.


If you are interested in becoming part of an organization which provides exceptional service, cost effective representation and successful results, please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department

Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
311 Main Street
P.O. Box 15156
Worcester, MA 01615-0156

Equal Opportunity Employer

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