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Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

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Company name

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 26,2018

Posted on

Feb 19,2018

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Managing Attorney The candidate will lead and manage the existing Brooklyn House Counsel Office which defends company's insureds for covered losses. Will involve management of a team of experienced trial attorneys and administrative professionals along with hands-on litigation duties. Will be responsible for hiring, leading, developing and motivating their team. Key Responsibilities: Lead team of trial attorneys and administrative professionals/paralegals which will meet and exceed Met company’s litigation guidelines. Representation of Met company Insureds, and/or Met company's in personal injury lawsuits, No-Fault and coverage actions. Handling all aspects of litigation from initiation through trial (client contact, case evaluation, motion practice, depositions, arbitrations, mediations, trials and appeal). Providing sound legal advice to Met P&C insureds and Met company's Claims Department. Responsibility for the team’s performance, and career development. Responsibility for day to day operation of office including facilities, equipment and business continuity.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree and New York Bar Admission. Should have 10+ years litigation experience including record of taking New York personal injury trials to verdict (liability and damages). Superior oral and written communications skills. In depth knowledge of New York tort law, including No-Fault and UM/UIM and in depth knowledge of Kings, New York, Bronx, and Richmond Counties bench and plaintiff’s Bar. Thorough understanding of medical conditions/ability to understand and analyze medical records. Proven track record of managing/handling a high volume litigation caseload. Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, with a track record of building relationships and effective partnerships.

Additional info

Requisition #: 62021

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife
15 Bay Ridge Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11220