Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

American International Group, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Dec 07,2017

Posted on

Nov 26,2017

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Profile

Trial Attorney-Defense Base Act Duties: Provides legal advice and representation to AIG and/or the insured in legal matters arising under the Defense Base Act extension to the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act while minimizing legal and indemnity exposure. Handle cases of moderate complexity and financial exposure; may handle higher exposure cases as part of a legal team / training development activity. Examine reports, evidence and other relevant data to determine advisability of proceeding with litigation. Analyze probable outcomes through knowledge and research of legal precedents. Develop and execute trial and/or pre-trial strategy for most cost effective outcome. Draft legal papers, perform research, and handle project work for the office. Negotiate settlements on behalf of the insured and/or Insurance firm.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Required; Must be admitted and able to practice law in one or more jurisdictions. 5 years' related litigation experience with ability to independently handle any assigned matter with limited supervision / oversight. Some Defense Base Act experience required. Longshore experience is preferred. Strong & effective communication skills and have the ability to interact effectively with clients and claims peers. Detailed knowledge of federal statutes, regulations and case law; ability to develop, manage, and monitor pre-trial and trial strategies; knowledge of rules of evidence, court rules and procedures; ability to advise core and associate staff on technical issues; ability to litigate the moderately complex cases in the specified jurisdiction.

Additional info

Ref. PF-150925

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American International Group, Inc.
1399 New York Avenue NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005-4728