Job Details

Trial Attorney

Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 24,2019

Valid Through

Oct 07,2019

Posted on

May 03,2019

Years of Experience

8-10 yrs required

Location

West Orange, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Trial Attorney
Responsibilities: Independently leads or works directly on high risk, complex and/or difficult legal matters, representing clients in trials or hearings before courts or agencies, including appeals or arbitrations. Reviews and evaluates cases and lawsuits in accordance with NTD Best Practices guidelines. Demonstrated proficiency interpreting Insurance contracts and coverage issues; strong knowledge of state and local practices and rules. Works with client and claims to establish, communicates and implements Litigation plan. Keeps client and claims fully informed. Fosters and develops relationship with Claims; has contact with Claims management and uses initiative to help expand and retain business. Prepares and tries cases of high complexity and exposure in all courts and agencies including cases involving toxic substances, extensive injuries, permanent injuries and/or ongoing treatment. Cases may involve inflammatory factors (DUI, death of a child, egregious). Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized settlement value requires adjuster's second level manager approval. Obtains meaningful discovery, takes depositions, and participates in motion practice as warranted. May mentor other attorneys with respect to deposition practices and techniques. May train or mentor less experienced trial attorneys or paralegals on procedural or legal issues. May conduct training for Claims. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction. Maintains an active license in the state in which the position is located. 8-10 years of relevant civil litigation, trial experience and/or agency hearing representation experience. A skilled attorney in an area of law relevant to insurance practice. Has significant expertise in one or more specialized areas of trial law. Engages in complex legal practices and procedures. Substantive civil law, insurance contracts knowledge. Adherence to Private Practice of Law policy. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Significant negotiation skills. Ability to process information efficiently and effectively. Excellent analytical and legal skills. Resourceful, creative thinker. Computer savvy with a working knowledge of basic software and use of same. Good time management and organization skills. Comfortable contact with all levels of management. Decision-making ability to set work priorities and make recommendations. Ability to initiate, organize and coordinate complex projects and cases. Leadership skills, including motivating, influencing and problem solving.

Additional info

ref: 57264.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
300 Executive Drive
10 Rooney Circle
West Orange, NJ 07052-3372

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