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ProfileTrial Attorney II The candidate will manage a mix of both commercial and personal insurance defense cases for customers in the Central and Northern NJ area. Will provide legal representation for clients in matters of moderate importance and risk. Reviews and evaluates assigned cases. Prepares and tries cases in all courts and agencies. Communicates with Claims and clients. Provides related legal advice and services. Reports to Managing Attorney or Associate Managing Attorney. Works on legal matters that are moderately important, risky or complicated, representing clients in trials or hearings before courts or agencies, including appeals and arbitrations. Reviews and evaluates cases and lawsuits in accordance with established NTD Best Practices Guidelines. Works with client and claims to establish, communicate and implement Litigation Plan. Prepares and tries cases of above average complexity and moderate exposure in all courts and agencies. Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized. Keeps client and claims fully informed. Takes depositions of parties and experts; obtains meaningful discovery and participates in motions practice as warranted. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have JD degree from an accredited law school. Must be Currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction. Must have a valid drivers license with satisfactory driving record in accordance with the standards stated in the Company's Fleet Manual. Must have 3+ years of civil litigation, trial experience and/or agency hearing representation experience. mm moderate amount of experience in an area of legal expertise. Knowledge of applicable legal practices and procedures; Substantive civil law and Insurance contracts is required.
Job ID: 49784
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1 Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, OH 43215