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Trial Attorney (coverage Counsel)

Company name

American International Group, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 14,2018
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Trial Attorney (Coverage Counsel) The candidate will provide legal advice and representation to firm's and/or the insured in Coverage matters while minimizing legal and indemnity exposure. Will handle cases of moderate complexity and financial exposure; may handle higher exposure cases as part of a legal team / training development activity. Represent firm's-member insurance companies in insurance coverage litigation from inception through conclusion. Review and analyze insurance coverage documentation and opine on the advisability of litigation. Draft pleadings, motions, discovery, reports, settlement documents and other legal instruments necessary to the practice of insurance coverage litigation. Negotiate settlements of complex insurance coverage litigation and prepare necessary settlement documentation. Provide accurate and timely legal advice on a wide array of insurance coverage issues and draft memoranda analyzing such issues. Provide opinions to claims groups on discrete insurance coverage issues and their impact on the company’s overall exposure Interact positively and professionally with colleagues, claims groups and senior management. Demonstrate high degree of sound independent judgment.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 5+ years handling insurance coverage matters and coverage litigation. Must have detailed knowledge of local statutes, regulations, case law, local procedure, court rules, and litigation strategy. JD degree required. NY State Bar admission required. NY and NJ admission preferred.

Additional info

Ref JR1801248

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American International Group, Inc.
175 Water Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10038

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