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Litigation - Workers Compensation Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

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Company name

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Workers Compensation

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Baton Rouge, LA

Date Last Verified

Sep 12,2017

Posted on

Aug 16,2017

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Profile

Counsel, Field The candidate under minimal supervision handles legal matters. Represents 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 a moderate to moderately heavy value with increasingly complex legal issues. May provide guidance to junior attorneys. Uses 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 company's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate. Understands and creatively uses technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possesses the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located. Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. Advises, communicates and confers 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. Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the Bar is needed. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Should have 3 successful years’ experience as an attorney. Must have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and company. Should have eperience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.

Additional info

ReF: 87930

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
9100 Blue Bonnet Ctr 30
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-2953