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ProfileLiability Trial Attorney The candidate will be responsible for representing the commercial insureds of a prestigious and financially stable commercial insurance carrier, by preparing and trying moderate to high exposure Auto, General Liability and New York Labor Law cases from a challenging and varied caseload. Represent its insureds in all phases of litigation, while being part of a high-performing law office. The ideal candidate will be able to engage in the practice of law, at all times in compliance with the ethical standards as established by the national/local area of practice. Will perform duties encompassing all aspects of insurance defense, including initial investigation and legal analysis and advice, preparing and filing legal pleadings and documents, performing legal research, preparing for and conducting pre-trial discovery, preparing for and aggressively handling hearing and trials, and conducting post-trial activities where appropriate.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Juris Doctor and 7+ years of experience in the Litigation area. Must be member of the Bar in good standing in jurisdiction(s) in which practice is located. Should have experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe. Must have experience working with Lexis or Westlaw. Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims and the insurance defense litigation legal environment is required. Preferred: Experience with insurance industry claims and general commercial litigation, including but not limited to wrongful death, commercial motor vehicle torts, products and premises liability, personal injury, employment liability and New York Labor Law. Recent first chair jury trial experience is desired. Demonstrates effective negotiating skills are preferred. Should have ability to budget costs and calculate exposure for clients. Must have eficient work habits, knowledge of billables and diary review with substantive and procedural legal knowledge. Should understands the staff counsel function and role in overall business. Should have demonstrated case analysis ability and a track record of proven trial settlement skills, the ability to work independently and without substantial supervision.
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Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
P.O. Box 8022