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Litigation - General Attorney / Insurance Defense Attorney in Rocky Hill, CT

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Company name

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Insurance
Litigation - General/Commercial
Health Care
Insurance Defense

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Rocky Hill, CT

Date Last Verified

Dec 12,2017

Posted on

Sep 24,2017

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Senior Trial Attorney The candidate will be responsible for handling all aspects of personal injury defense, no-fault and homeowners matters from inception through trial/resolution. Handle depositions, court appearances, draft pleadings, motions, discovery and conduct trials. Handle multiple projects effectively and manage a large caseload. Submit comprehensive verbal and written reports to respective claims partners. Provide accurate assessments of liability and damages, make recommendations and prepare and execute litigation strategies. Take and defend depositions. Court appearances/motions. Conduct trials, handle arbitrations and mediations. Legal research and drafting of motions/briefs. Handle large caseload. Written and verbal reporting. Perform other related duties as assigned or required. JD degree from an accredited law school and 8+ years of experience in insurance defense including motor vehicle accident, premises liability and UM/UIM cases required. CT bar admission required. Record of taking Connecticut personal injury trials to verdict (liability and damages) required. In depth knowledge of Connecticut tort law required. Thorough understanding of medical conditions/ability to understand and analyze medical records required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a track record of building relationships and effective partnerships and being a team player required. Proficient in motion practice and litigation advocacy required. Superior oral and written communications skills required.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 78462

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife
825 Brook Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3431