Job Details

Managing Trial Attorney

Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 21, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 05, 2020

Posted on

Jan 03, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Glendale, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Managing Trial Attorney
The candidate manages and oversees assigned Nationwide Trial Division. If office has more than 10 associates, may share MA duties. Accountable for the quality and delivery of legal services to clients and customers of the office. Tries cases. Supervises Trial Attorneys and Paralegals. Has less than 10 direct reports. Reporting Relationships: Reports to Managing Attorney or Regional AVP. Direct reports include Trial Attorneys, Paralegal and Support Staff. Implements and manages all aspects of NTD Best Practices, Processes and guidelines, providing training as needed. Maintains and promotes good relationships with Clients and Claim management. Conducts open and closed file audits of direct reports; seeks feedback from claims partners and NTD senior leadership. Provides meaningful developmental coaching and feedback to attorneys and paralegals about feedback and file reviews, creating development plans to address growth opportunities. Manages attorney, paralegal, and support staff performance and productivity for assigned office. Assigns work, is responsible for development, coaching, training and mentoring individual associates. Manages or co-manages expenses for assigned office. Responsible for compliance with all applicable ethical requirements and for professional development, training of direct reports, including CLE, pursuant to Nationwide Trial Division protocols. Reviews and assigns cases. Maintains a case load of no more than 10 cases. Provides legal representation for clients, including trying cases in all courts and agencies, and related legal advice and services. Collaborates with Business Operations to ensure that administration services provided to the office are at acceptable levels. Partners with Specialty AVPs on any performance related matters regarding specialty areas. Responsible for preparation of various business reports in order to manage office. Reviews and analyzes trends and recommendations to upper management regarding short-term and long term critical business decision. Manages and coordinates all administrative functions for the office. Reviews and monitors quality and productivity with respect to office performance in assigned territory. Monitors and responds to office growth demands and reduction in force, including staffing, physical plan, and technology needs. Plans and coordinates projects regarding systems and processes changes. Participates in site surveys/selections; partner with vendors in the relocation of Trial Division offices. Provides business orientation and training to hires. Participates in special business initiatives as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. Should have JD Degree from an accredited law school. License/Certification/Designation: Currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction. Maintains an active license in the state in which the position is located. Experience: Typically has 10 plus years of relevant civil litigation, trial experience and/or agency hearing representation experience. Experience in supervision of others required. Knowledge: Has expertise in highly complex matters of law. law. Adherence to Private Practice of Law policy.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
100 West Broadway
Glendale, CA 91210

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