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ProfileSenior Trial Attorney, Staff Counsel
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Must be licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts in New Jersey. Pennsylvania license would be considered a plus. Must have 5+ years’ experience in miscellaneous professional liability litigation matters but may consider an otherwise qualified candidate with lesser experience. Jury trial experience preferred. Must have a strong knowledge of current procedural and substantive law, as well as federal, state, and administrative agency rules. Must demonstrate an ability to analyze issues, pro-actively develop effective strategies on pending cases, communicate regularly with claims professionals, document communications, and resolve cases as efficiently and effectively as possible. Must have solid experience in preparing responsive pleadings, handling appearances, motion practice, and valuation of claims, settlement and trials. Must be willing to work independently with minimal direction, handle claims efficiently, and be willing to travel as necessary. Solid knowledge and ability to defend complex cases. Consistently influences claim outcomes through demonstration of effective negotiation techniques. Strong ability to deliberately and precisely exchange thoughts and opinions with one or more persons and to effectively translate legal language and ideas into layman’s terms. Strong ability to arrive at a determination in complex situations after careful consideration of facts and law without procrastination. Strong ability to categorize and prioritize work and information to effectively and efficiently maximize productivity. Proficiency in following up step by step on inquiry or observation and search and examine with care and accuracy. Consistently able to take evidence that may be used in reaching a legal conclusion. Proficiency in locating and interpreting cases, codified laws and statutes. Ability to communicate reasonable and accurate conclusions and render opinion supported by current law. Able to demonstrate appropriate courtroom behavior, attire and decorum and is knowledgeable of the rules and regulations that govern proceedings and conduct in courts of law or other legal forums and tribunals. Provides the highest professional service to clients and claims professionals. Takes proactive responsibility for their career development. Maintains the necessary skill levels. Ability to effectively present evidence and arguments of law to a judge or jury. An interest and solid knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends and information affecting The Group’s businesses; Knowledgeable in the basic principles of property and casualty insurance.
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.
440 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01653