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Insurance Defense Attorney / Litigation - Insurance Attorney in White Plains, NY

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Company name

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Insurance Defense
Litigation - Insurance

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

White Plains, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 07,2018

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Profile

Field Counsel Responsibilities: Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with Liberty Mutual's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate. Understands and creatively uses technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possesses the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located. Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have completion of law school with LLB or JD degree and admission to the Bar. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Should have 5+ successful years as an attorney. Required to have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and Liberty Mutual. The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed or spoken word is critical. Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled. Trial experience in liability and damages trials in the metro NYC area strongly preferred.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
175 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116