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Trial Attorney

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

Las Vegas, NV

Posted on

Aug 01,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
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Trial Attorney The candidate will be responsible for managing Insurance Defense and Tort Litigation / Disputes work and related issues/matters.Represents insureds and the Company in the defense of bodily injury and property damage lawsuits, subrogation, and Allstate Financial cases. Prepares for and conducts hearings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and depositions. Prepares and argues pre and post-trial motions. Assists colleagues in the resolution of calendar conflicts. Provides counsel to business clients on day to day issues. Monitors and reviews new laws, regulations, and case law; identifies and summarizes relevant issues; collaborates with other areas of L&R department; proactively provides advice and counsel to business unit on the impact of new laws on business; monitors counsel. Will bring subject matter expertise in claims defense litigation to represent clients who are customers of Allstate Insurance Company, Encompass Insurance Company, and Esurance (“the Company”) in: bodily injury (BI), property damage, no-fault/PIP, special investigations (SIU), arbitration and subrogation cases. Will acquire broad knowledge of the Company and our business lines as well as assert processes, procedures and best practices. Will manage a caseload from end to end by acquiring, compiling and integrating case-related information and legal research, developing and implementing litigation strategies in cooperation with your clients and claims personnel. Will determine litigation tactics and negotiate cases for timely claims resolution. Represents insured’s of Allstate and the Company in the defense of low to moderate to exposure bodily injury and property damage law suits. Assess liability and damages and develop defenses to allegations for a successful resolution of cases.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree (J.D.) and member in good standing of the Nevada state Bar. Should have 2-5 years of litigation experience; insurance defense strongly preferred. Jury trial experience a plus. Proven time management skills including ability to handle multiple cases, prioritize and organize, and establish and meet time lines. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation and collaboration skills including the ability to partner with a variety of internal and external contacts as well as for preparing reports, pleadings, and correspondence, etc. Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills. Effective negotiation skills. Computer proficiency with Microsoft, LexisNexis (preferred), and the Internet.

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Job ID : 82945

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