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SIU Trial Attorney Duties: 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 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. Review new file assignments and approve initial pleadings, propounds discovery, and develop strategy. Contact clients. Review all documentary evidence. Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses. Conduct depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents. Prepare and conduct court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.). Conduct settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g. mediations, arbitrations, etc.). Try and/or arbitrate cases. Prepare motions in limine and summary documents. Draft post-trial motions. Prepare for and participate in appeals. Investigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriate.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree and member in good standing of New York State Bar. 3-5 years Insurance Defense, Subrogation and/or Personal Injury litigation experience. Trial and/or Arbitration experience is preferred, with flexibility to work across several disciplines that may include SIU, PIP, UM and Subrogation. SIU experience highly preferred. No Fault and/or SIU experience is a plus. Computer skills required; experience with Microsoft Office, Lexis, and the internet. Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by an attorney Lead Counsel. Must be able to handle a large caseload. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are key to working with internal and external clients as well as preparing reports, pleadings, and correspondence, collaborating with others, etc.
Job ID : 88768
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