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Senior Trial Attorney

Company name

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Aug 11,2018

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Hackensack, NJ
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
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Senior Trial Attorney The candidate will be responsible for handling all aspects of personal injury defense, no-fault and homeowners matters from inception through trial/resolution. Take and defend depositions. Court appearances/motions. Conduct trials, handle arbitrations and mediations. Legal research and drafting of motions/briefs. Handle multiple projects effectively and manage a large caseload. Submit comprehensive verbal and written reports to respective claims partners. Provide accurate assessments of liability and damages, make recommendations and prepare and execute litigation strategies. Perform other related duties as assigned or required

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree from an accredited law school. NJ bar admission. 7+ years’ experience in insurance defense including motor vehicle accident, premises liability, No-Fault, UM/UIM, Subrogation and property damage cases. Record of taking New Jersey personal injury trials to verdict (liability and damages) Experience in Covering matters from Middlesex County and north to Bergen County preferred. In depth knowledge of New Jersey tort law including casualty, No-Fault, property, and premises. Thorough understanding of medical conditions/ability to understand and analyze medical records. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a track record of building relationships and effective partnerships. Self-directed, creative and strategic thinker who is collaborative, decisive and uses sound judgment with an eye on efficiencies. Exhibits high degree of professionalism with ability to adhere to deadlines. Proficient in motion practice and litigation advocacy. Superior oral and written communications skills. Must have the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife
1 MetLife Plaza
27-01 Queens Plaza North , Area 5F
New York City, NY 11101

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