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Sr Counsel, Claim

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Glendale, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 01,2017

Posted on

Jul 26,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Sr Counsel, Claim The candidate will provide the highest quality and cost-effective legal representation. Demonstrate exceptional knowledge and expertise in all phases of litigation and trial, and by providing superior service to the insured client and claim partner as part of a legal team. Responsible for aggressive handling of high exposure cases and complex litigation matters. Actively try cases to jury verdict demonstrating exceptional use of trial skills in litigating cases. Independently handle complex litigation and large exposure cases from case inception through trial/resolution. Demonstrate exceptional legal research and writing skills. Draft substantive pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other legal documents. Proactively identify and communicate exposure and risk in a timely manner to insured clients and claim partners. Build and foster internal and external client relationships with a customer centric focus. Take a leadership role in working collaboratively with claim and business partners to achieve results and identify/resolve issues. Provide leadership through mentoring other attorneys and legal support staff. Provide internal and external training, seminars and legal updates to insured clients and claim partners. Provide in-depth, substantive analysis and quality reporting to insured clients and claim partners in a timely manner. Initiate special projects and identifies other opportunities to support office goals/business needs. Fully and effectively utilize available technology and automation. Adhere to all standards of excellence in file organization and management. Timely completes all required administrative tasks including time reporting, case closings, and other reporting Travels as required to meet business needs. Graduation from an accredited law school and successful completion of the bar and ethics examinations in the state(s) in which representation required. 7+ years of litigation practice or equivalent legal experience required. Active license to practice law in the state(s) in which representation is required. Exceptional and articulate presentation skills Strong and persuasive oral advocacy and writing skills required. Ability: to clearly and effectively articulate position; to effectively understand and utilize technology and automation resources, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Products, Voice Recognition Technology and other law office management programs required. Demonstrated: strong technical knowledge in the practice area(s) and the ability to comprehend, assimilate and communicate complex information; in-depth knowledge of the law, bench, bar, local jurisdictional practices and the litigation process required.

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