Counsel, Claim Liability

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Company The Travelers Indemnity Company. Location New York City, NY, United States



Min 3 yrs required


Feb 16, 2022

Jun 01, 2022

Jan 11, 2022


Counsel, Claim Liability
Duties: Responsible for high quality, proactive case handling and will have the opportunity to use your legal expertise and litigation skills to handle a caseload of predominantly low to moderate complexity and deliver optimal results for insured customers. 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.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree; graduate of an accredited law school. Active license in good standing to practice law in the state(s) in which representation is required. 1+ year of litigation practice or prior legal experience. 3+ years of prior litigation practice or prior legal experience. Insurance litigation work exposure desirable. Developing a track record of trial skills and techniques. Ability to clearly and succinctly articulate position. Ability to analyze legal issues with minimal supervision. Appreciation for, and commitment to, delivery of high-quality legal work. Works collaboratively with team members and others. Demonstrates legal acumen. Demonstrates personal commitment to professional development. Continued development of technical skills with a goal of handling the highest complexity/exposure Major Case Unit (MCU) cases. Strong research skills. Strong negotiation skills. Decision making and problem solving abilities. Sense of urgency / responsiveness.

Additional info

Ref. 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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