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Senior Trial Attorney

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Middletown, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Aug 06,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Senior Trial Attorney Duties: Represents insured and the Company in the defense of bodily injury and property damage lawsuits, subrogation, and 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. Provides project management, coordination, and collaboration between legal teams. 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. Review new file assignments and approve initial pleadings, propound discovery, and/or develop strategy. Review all documentary evidence. Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses. Conducts depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents. Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.). Conducts settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g. mediations, arbitrations, etc.). Try and/or arbitrate cases and prepares motions in limine and summary documents. Draft post-trial motions. Prepare for and participate in appeals. Investigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriate. Manages projects.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree and a license to practice law in New York. 7+ years related experience typical. Computer skills, including MS Office suite, used in or related to the tasks performed. Exercises discretion and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information. Demonstrates ethics and integrity. Budget management skills. Strong project management skills and law firm/vendor management experience. Able to interact with all levels of personnel. Utilizes subject matter expertise to coach and guide less experienced team members. Legal knowledge, business knowledge, issue management, analytical skills, influencing others (inside and outside the company), coaching and development, self development, and productivity.

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Job ID: 83143

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