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Insurance Defense Litigator

Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-8 yrs required

Location

Carmel, IN

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Insurance Defense Litigator The candidate provides legal representation for clients in matters of moderate complexity and/or risk, with limited supervision. 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. Works on legal matters that of basic or moderate complexity and/or risk, 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. Developing proficiency interpreting insurance contracts and coverage issues: knowledge of state and local practices and rules, state and local practices and rules. Gathers relevant information, conducts research; evaluates reliability of case, witnesses and information. Works with client and claims to establish, communicate and implement Litigation Plan. Keeps client and claims professionals fully informed. Has contact with Claims management. Prepares and tries cases of above average complexity and moderate exposure (including injuries) in all courts and agencies. Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized within adjuster's authority. Takes depositions of parties and experts; obtains meaningful discovery and participates in motions practice as warranted. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have JD Degree from an accredited law school. Should have 5+ years experience managing both personal and commercial insurance cases. Experience with jury trials also necessary. Must be currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. Jurisdiction. Should have 3-8 years of relevant civil litigation experience. Must have experience in one or more areas of trial law. Knowledge of applicable legal practices and procedures required. Substantive civil law, insurance contracts knowledge needed.

Additional info

Job ID: 52229

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1 Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, OH 43215

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