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Workers Compensation Staff Counsel

Company name

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 17,2019

Valid Through

Sep 30,2019

Posted on

Apr 27,2019

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Irvine, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Workers Compensation >> Workers Compensation
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Workers Compensation Staff Counsel
The candidate responsibilities will include: Independently represent the Employer/Carrier before the assigned Judge of Compensation Claims and present witnesses and evidence at administrative hearings on litigated workers’ compensation claims. Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of the Employer/Carrier. Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies. Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims professionals on legal and factual issues. Position requires the use of independent judgment, research, litigation and analytical skills. Assist in developing training materials for the WC claim department. Work with the WC claim department and Law Department on special projects related to the practice of workers' compensation. Communicate with the Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims, witnesses, opposing counsel and clients in a manner consistent with established office procedures. Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases. Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise. Must be California Bar licensed attorney. Should have knowledge of California's Workers' Compensation statutes and its application. Must have 3-5 years of workers’ compensation litigation experience.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2018-6648.

Company info

Hiring coordinator
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
17771 Cowan
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92614

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