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Insurance Defense Attorney / Litigation - Insurance Attorney in Des Moines, IA

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Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Insurance
Insurance Defense

Years of Experience

3-8 yrs required

Location

USA Des Moines, IA

Date Last Verified

Feb 11,2018

Posted on

Feb 05,2018

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Profile

Trial Attorney The candidate provides legal representation for clients in matters of moderate complexity and/or risk, with limited supervision. 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. Reports to Managing Trial Attorney. With moderate supervision, works on legal matters that of basic or moderate complexity and/or risk, representing clients in trials or hearings before courts or agencies, including appeals and arbitrations. Reviews and evaluates cases and lawsuits in accordance with established Best Practices guidelines. Develops proficiency interpreting insurance contracts and coverage issues: knowledge of state and local practices and rules, state and local practices and rules. Gathers relevant information, conducts research; evaluates reliability of case, witnesses and information. Works with client and claims to establish, communicate and implement Litigation Plan. Keeps client and claims professionals fully informed. Has contact with Claims management. Prepares and tries cases of above average complexity and moderate exposure (including injuries) in all courts and agencies. Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized within adjuster's authority. Takes depositions of parties and experts; obtains meaningful discovery and participates in motions practice as warranted. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Should be currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate US jurisdiction and maintain an active license in Iowa. Must have 3-8 years of relevant civil litigation experience including insurance defense cases. Some trial experience is preferred.

Additional info

Job ID: 50733

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1963 Bell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50315-1000