Job Details

House Counsel Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Apr 05, 2021

Valid Through

Jul 19, 2021

Posted on

Sep 16, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Parsippany, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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House Counsel Attorney
The candidate will be responsible for handling a large volume of assigned litigation from inception through trial and to ensure all internal case handling and reporting requirements are consistent with company’s Litigation Philosophy and Litigation Management Guidelines. Provide the highest level of legal representation for National General Insurance. Answer summonses and complaints. Initiate and respond to written discovery. Prepare and respond to motions before the court. Prepare for and attend all court appearances as necessary. Prepare for [including written submissions] and attend arbitrations where appropriate. Prepare for, schedule and conduct depositions and examinations under oath as necessary. Prepare for and attend trials as necessary. Maintain reporting procedures (i.e. file reviews, diary control). Research and analyze legal questions and issues. Write confidential legal memoranda. Draft confidential opinions. Research and prepare post-trial motions and appeals. Maintain current knowledge of applicable insurance law in the state of practice. Should have extensive experience handling insurance coverage litigation in both New York and New Jersey State courts. Must have J.D. (Juris Doctor) Degree from an accredited US law school. Should have 3+ years of experience in insurance coverage litigation. Must have experience in all phases of litigation (including trials to verdict) involving complex, high risk and/or high exposure cases. Must have a strong understanding of insurance law, including the laws and rules governing civil practice in the state of practice. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Must be proficient in Westlaw software. Experience in Legal Files case management software desired.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2020-2650.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National General Insurance
P.O. Box 3199
Winston Salem, NC 27102-3199
Phone: 366-435-2000

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