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ProfileTrial Attorney The candidate will perform duties encompassing all aspects of insurance defense, including initial investigation and legal analysis and advice, preparing and filing legal pleadings and documents, performing legal research, preparing for and conducting pre-trial discovery, preparing for and aggressively handling hearing and trials, and conducting post-trial activities where appropriate. Demonstrated case analysis ability and a track record of proven trial settlement skills, the ability to work independently and without substantial supervision.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree and 5+ years of experience in the Litigation area. Member of the Bar in good standing in jurisdiction(s) in which practice is located. Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe. Experience working with Lexis or Westlaw. Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims and the insurance defense litigation legal environment. Knowledge of the law and procedure. Experience with insurance industry claims and general commercial litigation, including wrongful death, commercial motor vehicle torts, products and premises liability, personal injury, employment liability and New York Labor Law. Must be well organized with good analytical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, proactive approach to file handling and caseloads, and able to work independently as well as within a team environment. Recent first chair jury trial experience. Demonstrates effective negotiating skills. Ability to budget costs and calculate exposure for clients. Efficient work habits, knowledge of billables and diary review with substantive and procedural legal knowledge. Understands the staff counsel function and role in overall business. A functional and extensive knowledge of the law and procedure. Prior experience in an insurance defense environment. Strong negotiation skills. PC literate.
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