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Litigation - General Attorney in Plymouth Meeting, PA

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Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Plymouth Meeting, PA

Date Last Verified

Sep 27,2017

Posted on

Aug 17,2017

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Profile

Trial Attorney IV Duties: Leads, works directly on or provides subject matter expertise on significant, high-risk or complex legal matters, representing clients in trials or hearings before courts or agencies, including appeals and arbitrations. Reviews and evaluates cases and lawsuits in accordance with established Best Practices Guidelines. Works with client and claims to establish, communicate and implement Litigation Plan. Prepares and tries cases regardless of complexity and unlimited exposure in all courts and agencies. Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized. Keeps client and claims fully informed. Takes depositions of parties and experts; obtains meaningful discovery and participates in motions practice as warranted. Assists in the mentoring of other trial attorneys. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: JD degree from an accredited law school. Currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction. A seasoned attorney in an area of law. 10+ years civil litigation, trial experience and/or agency hearing representation experience, as well as substantial jury trial experience as lead counsel. Knowledge: Has deep or significant experience in a specific or highly-specialized area of law. Considered the subject matter expert within his or her area of legal expertise and/or possessing strong leadership skills to manage an area of expertise. Complex legal practices and procedures. Substantive civil law. Insurance contracts. Excellent written communications skills. Excellent verbal communication skills and significant negotiation skills. Ability to process information efficiently and effectively. Excellent analytical and legal skills. Resourceful, computer savvy with a working knowledge of basic software and use of same. Good time management and organization skills. for contacts with all levels of management and clients. Decision making ability to set work priorities. Legal research techniques. Decision-making ability to set work priorities and make recommendations. Ability to initiate, organize and coordinate complex projects and cases. Leadership skills used in direct and/or indirect influencing such as team building, motivating, influencing and problem solving.

Additional info

Job ID: 48370

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1 Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, OH 43215