Contract Litigation Attorney


On Call Counsel

October 11, 2022

Job Description

Our client, a prestigious government agency, is seeking contract attorneys barred and in good standing in any state with 1+ years of litigation experience to Work Remotely on a 1 plus year assignment. This will start the last week of October or the first week of November.


  • Prepare for and/or try complex cases involving significant precedents, novel and complicated determinations of law and fact, or having significant legal, policy or financial implications.
  • Determine the advisability of presenting witnesses as well as the admissibility of types of evidence and matters of legal strategy.
  • Provide training for the field staff and the Committee on Special Education (CSE) clinical staff on compliance with federal and state education laws and regulations.
  • Confer with special education specialists, technical experts, and other attorneys, including counsel for litigants.
  • Negotiate and implement the settlement of special education claims.
  • Prepare and argue difficult cases and appeals in administrative tribunals.
  • Review, revise, and approve agreements prepared by other attorneys.
  • Draft memoranda seeking fiscal settlement authority.
  • Analyze the relative strength of impartial hearing cases and evaluate the appropriateness of plaintiffs’ demands.
  • Instruct appropriate offices regarding their obligations to parents and students pursuant to impartial hearing orders.
  • Review internal settlement recommendations.
  • Gather evidence and assist in researching issues.
  • Appear at pre-hearing conferences; responsible for reviewing administrative decisions.
  • Research state and federal case law and implications for settlement negotiations.
  • Work with public advocacy groups, parents, and private attorneys to arrive at mutually beneficial settlements.
  • Review, revise, and approve stipulations of settlements.
  • Review and negotiate claims for attorney’s fees.
  • Prepare preliminary reports, statistical data and recommendations pertaining to cases.
  • Review administrative decisions.
  • Review, revise, and approve requests for pendency.


  • Barred in any state in good standing.
  • Litigation and settlement negotiation experience.
  • Efficient legal research skills.

Pay Rates

1 to 7 years of experience (barred and in good standing)

Remote: $39.00/hour

7 plus years of experience (barred and in good standing)

Remote: $41.00/hour

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.