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Insurance Defense Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Hoover, AL

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Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Insurance Defense
Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation - Insurance

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Hoover, AL

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Mar 01,2018

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Trial Attorney The candidate is responsible for managing a commercial and personal insurance defense caseload. Provides legal representation for clients in matters of higher-risk. Reviews and evaluates assigned cases. Prepares and tries cases in all courts and agencies. Communicates with Claims and clients. Provides related legal advice and services. Fosters and develops relationships with Claims. Assists in mentoring other trial attorneys and paralegals. Leads or works directly on high risk and/or complicated legal matters, representing clients in trials or hearings before courts or agencies, including appeals and arbitrations. Handle cases at an appellate level and/or in Federal Court. Reviews and evaluates cases and lawsuits. Maintains billable hour requirement. Prepares and tries cases of high complexity and exposure in all courts and agencies, including cases involving toxic substances, extensive injuries, permanent injuries and/or ongoing treatment. Cases may involve inflammatory factors (DUI, death of a child, egregious behavior). Works with client and claims to establish, communicates and implements Litigation Plan. Keeps client and Claims fully informed. Obtains meaningful discovery, takes depositions, and participates in motions practice as warranted. Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized; settlement value requires adjuster’s second level manager approval. Follows established NTD Best Practices Guidelines; may conduct training for Claims. Fosters and develops relationship with Claims; has contact with Claims management. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree or equivalent. Must currently be licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction. Should have 8+ years of relevant civil litigation, trial experience and/or agency hearing representation experience. Must have significant expertise in a specialized area of law. Excellent written and verbal communications skills essential. Significant negotiation skills needed. Computer savvy with a working knowledge of basic software and use of same required.

Additional info

Job ID: 49503.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1 Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, OH 43215