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Workers Compensation Attorney in Boston, MA

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Company name

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Workers Compensation

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Sep 04,2018

Posted on

Jun 07,2018

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Profile

Workers' Compensation Trial Attorney II The candidate with moderate direction, engages in the practice of law and the protection of company’s insureds and their interest in litigation. Additional responsibilities will include: Achieving best outcomes for clients by demonstrating technical excellence in case handling, trial preparation and presentation for matters of moderate technical complexity; Driving positive results by correctly applying the law and legal trends, conducting legal analysis and research, preparing legal pleadings and documents, preparing for and managing pre-trial discovery, and participating in judicial or administrative hearings and trials; Documenting case files by accurately capturing and updating relevant information in compliance with best practices; Working to have a timely resolution to matters by collaborating with the claims adjuster, developing a case strategy and escalating issues as appropriate; Ensuring customer service to clients by proactively communicating information; responding to inquiries; and following customer protocols; With oversight, determining and implementing alternative dispute resolution techniques as appropriate, by using effective mediation and negotiation skills within authority limit; Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, staying current with industry trends, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies; Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing related results and collaborating on matters as needed; Ensuring legal compliance by following state and federal laws and regulations; Serving as a technical resource by providing guidance and mentoring lower level attorneys or legal support staff on use of tools and resources and legal strategies; Protecting company’s reputation by keeping claims information confidential.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor and 5+ years of experience in the Litigation area. Must be member of the Bar in good standing in jurisdiction(s) in which practice is located. Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe is needed. Should have experience working with Lexis Nexis. Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims and the insurance defense litigation legal environment is required. Should have knowledge of the law and procedure. Experience in Workers’ Compensation defense is preferred. Should have effective communication skills. Must have effective negotiation skills.

Additional info

Ref - 1800050T

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
60 State Street
Suite 600
Boston, MA 02109