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Director and Managing Trial Attorney

Company name

CNA.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 18,2019

Valid Through

Oct 01,2019

Posted on

May 17,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Plantation, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Director and Managing Trial Attorney
The candidate leads and directs a attorneys paralegals and support staff engaged in defense or coverage work. Leads and directs the work activities and has full management responsibility for the performance of staff in office. Assigns cases to staff attorneys and paralegals monitors work and coordinates with others outside of office as needed. Optimizes talent in accordance with client and company needs and expectations driving desired behavior to achieve results. Oversees the work of attorneys and paralegals involved in the handling of all cases including highly complex or specialized insurance defense or coverage matters from pleadings through trial driving for superior results. Provides trial coaching/oversight and assistance to attorneys. May directly handle own case load. Reviews and discusses the litigation strategy with assigned attorneys including whether a case should be tried or settled. Actively supports attorneys to enable them to drive case to resolution with an appropriate sense of urgency. Stays up to date on legal trends and developments as well as insurance industry issues increasing overall insurance business acumen. Communicates regularly and concisely with clients claim professionals Leadership and others to ensure appropriate level of understanding for effective case management. Collaboratively works with staff clients claim professionals underwriting risk control and other third parties. Communicates regularly with Leadership regarding program and operational effectiveness and opportunities results issues and needs. Conducts legal research and analysis of facts and information to provide counsel and guidance on legal questions or issues. Counsels clients/management/claim professionals to avoid legally unsound decisions or plans and when changes in the law occur. Ensures that department staff is trained on appropriate procedures. Makes suggestions and executes ideas to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the program. Should have J.D. degree with admission to the Bar. Must have 10+ years of related litigation/trial experience preferably with 2 years of leadership exposure. Significant trial experience and senior level knowledge of the theories and principles of litigation management within an insurance organization required.

Additional info

Ref. #: LEG0000P2

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CNA.
300 NW 82 Ave
Suite 500
Plantation, FL 33324

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