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Insurance Defense Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Lake Success, NY

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Company name

Progressive Casualty Insurance Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Insurance Defense
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Lake Success, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 14,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2018

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Attorney, Insurance Defense The candidate will be providing legal representation to company insureds and/or to the companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation. Handling the cases from beginning to end, will also prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. Will work closely with the customers and claims team to ensure all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school required. Active license to practice law in New York required. 5+ years of civil litigation experience preferred including insurance defense. Ability to litigate and try cases. Capable of working independently and as a team member. Proficiency at conducting expert discovery. Ability to manage diary. Ability to organize and prioritize workload. Can identify risk issues. Ability to work with clients and customers. Capable of negotiating on behalf of clients. Ability to review and assess medical records, depositions and other documents. Time management and organizational skills. Understands all applicable ethical duties. Ability to conduct research. Understands the insurance business.

Additional info

Job Number: 148472

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Progressive Casualty Insurance Company
6300 Wilson Mills Road
Mayfield Village
Mayfield, OH 44143