Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Bronx, NY

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Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Bronx, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 17,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018

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Profile

Trial Attorney Duties: Represent insured’s of Allstate and the Company in the defense of low to moderate to exposure bodily injury and Property damage law suits. Assess liability and damages and develop defenses to allegations and/or pursuit of Subrogation for a successful resolution of cases. Effectively negotiate settlements including all aspects of liability and damages. Attend hearings and conduct trials. Argue motions; take effective depositions of lay and expert witnesses. Consult with clients, opposing counsel and the judiciary. Coordinate the case handling with claims personnel. Complete necessary system documentation. Assist other attorneys in resolving calendar conflicts.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree and member in good standing of New York State Bar. Up to 3 years Insurance Defense, Subrogation and/or Personal Injury litigation experience. Trial and/or Arbitration experience is preferred, with flexibility to work across several disciplines that may include SIU, PIP, UM and Subrogation. No Fault and/or SIU experience is a plus. Computer skills required; experience with Microsoft Office, Lexis, and the internet. Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by an attorney Lead Counsel. Must be able to handle a large caseload. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are key to working with a variety of internal and external contacts as well as for preparing reports, pleadings, and correspondence, collaborating with others, etc. Will work independently as well as part of a cohesive team.

Additional info

Job ID: 97130

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allstate Insurance Company,
2775 Sanders Road
Northbrook, IL 60062