Counsel, Claim Liability

Full-time 19 views
Company The Travelers Indemnity Company. Location New York City, NY, United States

In-House

Attorney

Min 3 yrs required

Full-time

Feb 16, 2022

Jun 01, 2022

Jan 11, 2022

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Counsel, Claim Liability
The candidate will be in the handling of a caseload of predominantly low to moderate complexity. Develop and apply effective use of trial skills and techniques to litigate cases to verdict. Conduct legal research and demonstrate strong and persuasive legal writing and presentation skills. Supervise research projects delegated to Associate Counsel and paralegals. Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other documents. Attend court events and other appointments independently. Learn and understand Claim and client expectations. Provide recommendations and case analysis to Claim and insured clients on appropriate file-handling strategies. Build and maintain strong internal and external client and business partner relationships. Effectively utilize support staff consistent with office protocols and best practices. Adhere to all best practices in file handling. Fully and effectively utilizes available technology, case management system, and automation. Travel as required to meet business needs. Provide advice and training to Claim partners and clients. Should be Juris Doctorate; graduate of an accredited law school. Should have 3+ years of litigation practice or prior legal experience. Active license in good standing to practice law in the state(s) in which representation is required. Insurance litigation work exposure is desired. Developing a track record of trial skills and techniques is needed. Must have the ability to clearly and succinctly articulate a position. Ability to analyze legal issues with minimal supervision. Appreciation for, and commitment to, delivery of high-quality legal work is required. Works collaboratively with team members and others. Should demonstrate legal acumen. Demonstrates personal commitment to professional development. Continued development of technical skills with the goal of handling the highest complexity/exposure Major Case Unit (MCU) cases. Strong research skills and negotiation skills are required. Must have decision-making and problem solving abilities. A sense of urgency/responsiveness is needed.

Additional info

Job ID.: R-14799.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Travelers Indemnity Company.
One State
Street Plaza , 9th Floor
New York City, NY 10004
Fax: 917-320-8508

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