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Workers Compensation Staff Counsel

Company name

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 22,2018

Posted on

Mar 05,2018

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Melville, NY
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Workers Compensation
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Workers' Compensation Staff Counsel The candidate will independently represent the Employer/Carrier before the assigned Judge of Compensation Claims and present witnesses and evidence at administrative hearings on litigated workers' compensation claims. Will analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of the Employer/Carrier. Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies. Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims professionals on legal and factual issues. Assist in developing training materials for the WC claim department. Work with the WC claim department and Law department on special projects related to the practice of workers' compensation. Communicate with the Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims, witnesses, opposing counsel and clients in a manner consistent with established office procedures. Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases. Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise. Should be a NY Bar licensed attorney with knowledge of New York's W/C statutes and its application. Must have 3-5 years of workers' compensation litigation experience.

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Requisition ID: 2018-6457

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
3 Huntington Quadrangle
Suite 201S
Melville, NY 11747