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Insurance Defense Counsel The candidate will manage all Staff Counsel activities relating to the defense of lawsuits against insureds in liability suits, and on behalf of company, in courts of limited and unlimited jurisdiction. Will manage all assigned litigated matters within the practice and protocol as established per the case handling guidelines as directed by home office. Render opinions on liability, damages, and value as requested by the claims department. Research laws and prepares legal briefs, opinions, and memoranda. Provide updates for Property Casualty personnel regarding changes in litigation. Provide legal support to various business units as required. Maintain all requirements for practice of law in good standing including licensing and Continuing Legal Education (CLE). Travel to and attend trials, hearings, arbitrations, depositions, management meetings and other relevant conferences requiring in-person attendance.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should be licensed in good standing to practice law in applicable jurisdictions, and meet and maintain licensing requirements including mandatory CLE requirements where applicable. Must have 10+ years of experience in insurance defense or personal injury litigation, preferably in California, and demonstrated sufficient trial experience as the attorney with primary trial responsibilities in cases of significant severity and complexity. Should be able to travel as required, including to attend trials, hearings, depositions, management meetings and case conferences. Substantial prior trial experience, including trial experience as first-chair counsel, is preferred.
Ref. #: 11876BR
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