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Litigation - General Attorney in Middletown, CT

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Company name

MAPFRE U.S.A. Corp.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

8-10 yrs required

Location

Middletown, CT

Date Last Verified

May 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 13,2018

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Trial Attorney II The candidate provides professional legal services, protects the best interest of clients on assigned cases, handles litigated cases and court appearances and assists in advising the Claims Department and Company in tort, contract and insurance law. Competent knowledge of the legal system and all basics of litigation required. Handles assigned cases to conclusion by bench or jury trial and have knowledge of insurance claim, tort and contract litigation. Master's degree or equivalent, related experience is needed. Should have 6 - 8 years - or Associates Degree equivalent 8+ years of experience. General knowledge of industry practices, standards, and concepts within field of work is needed. Makes decisions related to a wide variety of situations within management limits. Interprets guidelines and procedures, applying judgment and discretion. Decisions influence portions of a project, client relationships and/or expenditures are essential. Develops solutions to a variety of problems, typically of moderate scope and complexity. Refers to and interprets policies and practices for guidance. Contacts other departments and or external organizations or parties frequently. Contacts are primarily at or below upper management levels. Represents organization on specific projects. Communication may involve persuasion, and negotiation. JD degree from an accredited Law School and admission to the Bar in jurisdiction(s) in which the office is located and practices is required. Should have 6 - 10 years of relevant legal and litigation experience required. Prior insurance defense or tort litigation experience is required. Experience with independently managing litigated cases from inception to conclusion is required. Must have advanced written and oral communication skills. Proficiency with computer software including current Windows Operation System, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook and Legal Case Management Programs are needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
MAPFRE U.S.A. Corp.
211 Main Street
Webster, MA 01570