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Field Counsel The candidate will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of heavy value with complex legal issues. Provide guidance and direction to junior attorneys. Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with the company Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate. Understand and creatively use technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possess the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located. Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. Remain current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepare and conduct training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar required. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. 6+ successful years as an attorney required. General knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company required. Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled required.
Job ID: 89801
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