Current Opportunities

At Sandberg Phoenix, we are always looking for talented, well-rounded individuals whose skills, knowledge and interpersonal skills complement our team. Let us help you take your career to the next level. 

BUSINESS LITIGATION ASSOCIATE - EDWARDSVILLE, IL

Sandberg Phoenix is recruiting for a Business Litigation Associate to join our Edwardsville Office Team with 2 -5 years of practice handling business/commercial litigation matters. Experience with real estate litigation, creditors’ rights, and/or municipal and local government law is a plus.

Over our 42 year history, at Sandberg Phoenix, we recognize the practice of law is all about delivering high-quality legal work, being a partner with our clients for legal services, and providing value.    

Successful applicants will find this position challenging and rewarding if:

  • You have passion for business and commercial litigation.
  • You are drawn to municipal and government law.
  • You take ownership in your files and manage day-to-day case activities.
  • You have excellent communication and reporting skills.
  • You work efficiently and provide value to clients.
  • You have fun in the practice of law.

What you will do:

  • Handle all aspects of the case including drafting pleadings, discovery, taking depositions, and court appearances.
  • Strategize and evaluate cases under the supervision of the shareholder
  • Interpret laws, rulings, regulations, planning and zoning for municipalities.
  • Attend governmental entity meetings as appropriate. 
  • Negotiate resolution of cases.
  • Prepare for and attend mediations.
  • Directly communicate with clients.

Pay, perks and such:

  • At Sandberg Phoenix we pride ourselves on living our values each day and it shows. Ranked one of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work several years in a row, we are continually improving to recruit and retain top talent.
  • We offer competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, paid parking, marketing budget, Uber/Clothing allowance, billable credit for vacation time, 401(k) plan and our Welcome to the Family program.
  • Sandberg offers flexibility with a remote working environment.
  • We value individuality and diversity. Our affinity groups, including our Diversity Committee, our Women’s Committee and our Community Connections Committee allow our members to get involved, get to know one another, and make a difference using their unique talents.

 

CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

Sandberg Phoenix is recruiting for a construction litigation associate with 4 - 6 years of experience handling construction litigation matters including delay and defect claims, non-payment claims, mechanic’s lien filings and enforcement to join our team of specialists servicing our construction industry clients.

We represent subcontractors, specialty contractors, suppliers, owners, developers, design professionals, general contractors, sureties and trade associations. Our initial goal is conflict avoidance. When conflicts arise, we are adept and skillful at negotiation, mediation, arbitration, litigation and appeals.

At Sandberg, we recognize the practice of law is all about delivering high-quality legal work, being a partner with our clients for legal services and providing value. We have done this for over 42 years. 

You’ll find this position challenging and rewarding if:

  • You have passion for construction and commercial litigation
  • You take ownership in your files and manage the day-to-day case activities
  • You have excellent communication and reporting skills
  •  You work efficiently and will provide value to our clients
  • You have fun in the practice of law

What you’ll do:

  • Handle all aspects of the case from responsive pleadings, discovery, and taking depositions 
  • Strategize and evaluate cases under the supervision of the shareholder
  • Collaborate with expert witnesses
  • Negotiations
  • Prepare for and attend mediations
  • Communications with clients

Pay, perks and such:

  • At Sandberg Phoenix we pride ourselves on living our values each day and it shows. Ranked one of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work several years in a row, we are continually improving to recruit and retain top talent. 
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, paid parking, marketing budget, Uber/Clothing allowance, billable credit for vacation time, 401(k) plan and our Welcome to the Family program. 
  • We value individuality and diversity. Our affinity groups, including our Diversity Committee, our Women’s Committee and our Community Connections Committee allow our members to get involved, get to know one another, and make a difference using their unique talents. 

 

HEALTH LAW ASSOCIATE

Sandberg Phoenix is recruiting an experienced health law associate with 5-6 years of experience to join our team of specialists in defending complicated medical malpractice, correctional medicine and long-term care litigation. 

At Sandberg, we recognize the practice of law is all about helping people. For good reason, we are the firm of choice for the region's best health care providers. We passionately provide the region's best legal care to those who passionately provide the region's best health care.

You’ll love this job if:

  • You have a passion for medical malpractice defense work
  • You take ownership in your files and manage the day-to-day case activities
  • You have excellent communication and reporting skills 
  • You work efficiently and will provide value to our clients
  • You have fun in the practice of law

What you’ll do:

  • Handle all aspects of the case from responsive pleadings, discovery, and taking fact and plaintiff depositions. 
  • Strategize and evaluate cases under the supervision of the shareholder. 
  • Collaborate with expert witnesses.
  • Case negotiation.
  • Prepare for and attend mediations.
  • Trial preparation.
  • Communications with clients and other counsel.

Pay, perks and such:

  • At Sandberg Phoenix we pride ourselves on living our values each day and it shows. Ranked as a “Best Place to Work” several years in a row, and we are continually improving to recruit and retain top talent. 
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, paid parking, marketing budget, Uber/Clothing allowance, billable credit for vacation time, 401(k) plan and our Welcome to the Family program. 
  • We value individuality and diversity. Our affinity groups, including our Diversity Committee, our Women’s Committee and our Community Connections Committee allow our members to get involved, get to know one another and make a difference using their unique talents. 

 

PRODUCTS LIABILITY ASSOCIATE

Sandberg Phoenix is recruiting a products liability associate with 4-6 years of experience in handling the defense of product liability cases in areas of auto products, manufacturing equipment, trucking, toxic chemicals and medical devices to join our team.

At Sandberg, we recognize the practice of law is all about delivering high-quality legal work, being a partner with our clients for legal services and providing value. We have done this for over 42 years.  

You’ll find this position challenging and rewarding if :

  • You have passion for products liability litigation
  • You take ownership in your files and manage the day-to-day case activities
  • You have excellent communication and reporting skills
  • You work efficiently and will provide value to our clients
  • You have fun in the practice of law

What you’ll do:

  • Handle all aspects of the case from responsive pleadings, discovery, and taking and defending depositions.  
  • Strategize and evaluate cases under the supervision of the shareholder. 
  • Collaborate with expert witness.
  • Case negotiation.
  • Trial preparation.
  • Communications with clients.  

Pay, perks and such:

  • At Sandberg Phoenix we pride ourselves on living our values each day and it shows. Ranked one of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work several years in a row, we are continually improving to recruit and retain top talent. 
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, paid parking, marketing budget, Uber/Clothing allowance, billable credit for vacation time, 401(k) plan and our Welcome to the Family program. 
  • We value individuality and diversity. Our affinity groups, including our Diversity Committee, our Women’s Committee and our Community Connections Committee allow our members to get involved, get to know one another and make a difference using their unique talents. 

 

HOW TO JOIN US:

Apply online or send resume and cover letter to:

recruitment@sandbergphoenix.com or fax to 314.241.7604

Or mail to:

Recruitment at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C.

600 Washington Avenue, 15th Floor

St. Louis, MO 63101

Sandberg Phoenix is committed to an inclusive environment that will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other characteristic to the extent protected by federal, state or local laws.