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Corporate Litigation Counsel

Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 15,2018

Posted on

Jul 25,2018

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Northbrook, IL
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Corporate Litigation Counsel The candidate manages class litigation and litigation challenging the company’s policies, practices and procedures. Provides legal advice and counsel on behalf of the Dispute Resolution Services – Litigation group. Collaborates and aligns on strategy, action planning, and communication with client, business units, and other areas of L&R (Law and Regulation) and outside counsel. Proactively counsels clients on emerging legal issues and risk. Counsels clients on strategic initiatives, and serves on project teams as needed to provide legal advice. Reviews and delegates new matters. Provides project management, coordination, and collaboration between legal teams within Law & Regulation and with business clients. Conducts research, substantive drafting, reviewing, advising, and negotiating for more complex matters. Provides budget and invoicing oversight. Litigation / Disputes. Review matters and develop appropriate strategies for matters assigned. Interview law firms/retain law firm; participate in counsel selection. Keep business unit management advised of matter progress. Review litigation and trial strategies. Participate in mediation/settlement conference strategy, if appropriate. Prepare/review settlement papers. Administer settlements. Analyze and respond to agency charges. Consult with HR and region as necessary re agency termination. Prepare and represent client at agency hearings. Undertake interviews of information custodians and/or fact witnesses. Assist in witness preparation for depositions, arbitrations and trials, including expert witnesses and attend depositions as appropriate. Attend class certification hearings and communicate as appropriate. Attend to all discovery requests: Review discovery requests and develop strategy and responses, Document production, e-discovery, etc. Attend court for significant arguments and trials as appropriate. Provide bankruptcy advice to area of Law and Regulation involved. Review and analyze relevant documentation (e.g. investigative reports, contracts and other information). Review/comment upon all draft/revised/final pleadings prior to filing. Should have 7+ years of prior litigation experience. A class and insurance litigation experience i preferred. Must have Juris Doctorate degree and legal and business knowledge. Must have advanced knowledge of specific legal discipline to connect work back to strategic business results.

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Job ID :108600

Company info

Allstate Insurance Company,
111 S Louisiana St
Abbeville, LA 70510

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