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Insurance Defense Attorney / Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts Attorney in White Plains, NY

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Company name

Varvaro, Cotter & Bender

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
Insurance Defense

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

White Plains, NY

Posted on

Jul 15,2017

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Casualty Attorney Duties: Specific casualty litigation activities to be performed will include trials, conducting and defending depositions and engaging in other pre-trial discovery, drafting pleadings, engaging in motion practice, researching, briefing and arguing appellate matters, appearing in administrative agency matters, negotiating settlements, generating analytical reports and evaluations on assigned cases, high quality client and internal customer service, communication and collaboration. Handle cases in counties north and west of Westchester.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree from an accredited law school and be admitted to the practice of law by the New York State bar and the U.S. District Courts in New York; Must be a member of the Bar in good standing; Must have a valid New York State Driver’s license; Must have 5+ years of experience successfully litigating through trial and appeal a broad range of complex and high exposure casualty insurance defense matters in state and federal court in New York; Must have in depth knowledge of current state and federal procedural and substantive law; Must be able to demonstrate effective oral and written advocacy skills and negotiation tactics; Must have ability to apply analytical skill in addressing complex legal issues; Must have demonstrated successful experience in communicating strategically with the firm’s clients, Claim Department, Court personnel and members of the legal community; Must be willing to handle cases in counties north and west of Westchester County. A demonstrated track record of successfully litigating through trial and appeal matters involving the following claims and issues; premises liability, construction accident liability, products liability, contractual indemnity, professional liability, motor vehicle liability, and medical damages. Expertise and professional background to deliver excellent legal work and service on behalf of the firm’s clients and internal Claim Department customers.

Additional info

Job Number: 314909

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Varvaro, Cotter & Bender
1133 Westchester Avenue,
Suite S-325
White Plains, NY 10604