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Associate Counsel Level A Claims Litigation

Company name

NYC Health + Hospitals

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 13,2019

Valid Through

May 29,2019

Posted on

Feb 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 82396 to 106000 Annually

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Associate Counsel Level A, Claims & Litigation
The candidate will be an integral part of a team of claims attorneys who manage medical malpractice claims filed against the largest health care system in the country. Will include managing and providing oversight of outside defense counsel, developing defense strategies, recommending medical experts, setting reserves, and assessing potential exposure of assigned claims, with the goal of bringing an appropriate resolution of claims in a cost effective manner. May include identifying claim patterns, collaborating with senior staff and management on risk management and quality assurance issues, as well as making recommendations for loss control.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications
1. A baccalaureate degree or equivalent, and LLB or JD Degree from an accredited School of Law; and admission to New York State Bar; and
2. 3 years of experience and background in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar in matters of litigation, negligence, corporate law, contracts, real estate, labor relations, labor law and employee relations, or
3. 2 years of experience and background in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar in matters of litigation, negligence, corporate law, contracts, real estate, labor relations, employment law and employee relations, with 2 years of progressively responsible experience in a professional or managerial capacity in respective fields applicable to the general body of law, specialties or practice.
3-5 years of medical malpractice defense or medical malpractice claims experience to work in the Claims and Litigation Division of the Office of Legal Affairs. Demonstrated medical knowledge is essential for this position. Relevant nursing experience preferred. Excellent writing skills are required.
Deadline: 08/10/2019

Additional info

Job ID: 40060

Company info

Human Resources Department
NYC Health + Hospitals
55 Water Street,
26th Floor
New York City, NY 10041

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