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Insurance Coverage Attorney - New York City or Westchester County (hybrid office/remote)

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New York City, NY, United States

Insurance Coverage Attorney - New York City or Westchester County (hybrid office/remote)

Attorney

Full-time

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Job Title:  Insurance Coverage Attorney

Role:  Associate in Insurance Coverage Group

Expertise:  3-6 years of law firm or insurance company experience

Job Location:  New York City or Westchester County (hybrid office / remote)

Description:  Represent insurers in coverage matters and insurance coverage litigation

Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP is a leading defense and insurance coverage firm with 130+ lawyers and eight offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and California.  The firm’s coverage group is well respected for its depth and successes, and serves clients in the US, London and elsewhere in Europe, as well as the Bermuda market.  Insurance coverage is one of the firm’s major practice areas, not relegated to the recesses of the firm as it is at some mega firms.  Known for an enriching, collegial workplace, the firm offers true opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

This position is for an attorney with 3-6 years’ experience to join the Insurance Coverage/Coverage Litigation teams in our New York City or Westchester offices, who represent international and domestic insurers in complex insurance and coverage litigation matters involving all manner of liability policies, including Management Liability (D&O, EPL, Fiduciary, Crime), Cyber, Professional Liability, Financial Institutions, and Commercial General Liability.  We are looking for a bright attorney and an excellent writer who is highly motivated and proactive – someone with the willingness and capability to act independently and comfortable with client interaction.

Responsibilities

  • Develop litigation strategy for insurance coverage disputes, and perform key roles in insurance coverage litigation and arbitration;
  • Conduct complex and rigorous legal research and analysis, and draft memoranda and position letters;
  • Analyze insurance policies, draft analyses of coverage issues and provide coverage advice and recommendations for clients;
  • Supervise and participate in the mediation and settlement of underlying litigations worldwide;
  • Draft and review pleadings, memos, briefs, interrogatories, and other legal correspondence and litigation documents;
  • Participate in depositions, document reviews, conferences and all aspects of coverage litigations and arbitrations;
  • Work cooperatively with others; and
  • Interact with clients.

Education and Experience Required

  • Admission to practice in either New York or New Jersey;
  • At least three years of experience, either in commercial litigation, or in-house experience with liability insurance policies;
  • Excellent academic credentials; and
  • Solid work history.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong legal research, writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to interact with clients and command client confidence;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly.

Submit resume and writing sample to attyapp@kbrlaw.com.

Legal

Jan 08, 2023
Nov 06, 2022
Company info

Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP

Company Profile

Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP was founded in 1997 by a group of experienced and nationally-recognized defense attorneys dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services to domestic and international clients. The firm has grown gradually but consistently since its inception, and presently has over 140 attorneys practicing out of 8 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and California. Our growth has been built upon the strength of our reputation for excellence, our ability to deliver cost-effective, resolution-oriented services, and in our innovative and responsive attention to the needs of our clients. The firm's central mission is to provide superb, cost-effective and practical legal services tailored to the needs of each and every client. The firm's success is measured by the satisfaction of our clients in our courtroom outcomes and our record of successful non-litigated case resolutions. We also are known for the excellence of our communications with clients and the attentive services that we provide. The defense of professionals and businesses is a hallmark of our practice. Whether on trial, at arbitration or mediation, or negotiating a settlement, our attorneys are tough, seasoned and successful litigators. We have long-standing positive relationships with the judges, experts and our adversaries, and have successfully tried cases before many, many juries. Our trial results are truly outstanding. Another mainstay of the firm is in the representation of insurers, including in coverage litigation, and we enjoy a reputation as experienced and effective coverage counsel. Our attorneys have represented insurers in a significant number of the most complex and notorious cases litigated for over 20 years. We are known for our credibility in dealing with major players and the authenticity of our knowledge about complex litigation. Our coverage lawyers also supervise litigation on a national basis including managing and efficiently and economically resolving claims throughout the United States and abroad. We utilize all the modern tools of managing litigation -- budgeting, strategy plans, litigation management initiatives, billing audits and staffing plans. Our litigation management is reflective of the skills and experience our attorneys have attained in litigations and we are well known for the efficiency of our claim handling. We are proud of our reputation as a leading defense firm. The firm provides a team-oriented environment where its attorneys can achieve the highest levels of excellence in the profession, guided by sound judgment and unrivaled skill.


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Law Firm

Attorney

Full-time

Legal

Jan 08, 2023

Nov 06, 2022

Profile

Job Title:  Insurance Coverage Attorney

Role:  Associate in Insurance Coverage Group

Expertise:  3-6 years of law firm or insurance company experience

Job Location:  New York City or Westchester County (hybrid office / remote)

Description:  Represent insurers in coverage matters and insurance coverage litigation

Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP is a leading defense and insurance coverage firm with 130+ lawyers and eight offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and California.  The firm’s coverage group is well respected for its depth and successes, and serves clients in the US, London and elsewhere in Europe, as well as the Bermuda market.  Insurance coverage is one of the firm’s major practice areas, not relegated to the recesses of the firm as it is at some mega firms.  Known for an enriching, collegial workplace, the firm offers true opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

This position is for an attorney with 3-6 years’ experience to join the Insurance Coverage/Coverage Litigation teams in our New York City or Westchester offices, who represent international and domestic insurers in complex insurance and coverage litigation matters involving all manner of liability policies, including Management Liability (D&O, EPL, Fiduciary, Crime), Cyber, Professional Liability, Financial Institutions, and Commercial General Liability.  We are looking for a bright attorney and an excellent writer who is highly motivated and proactive – someone with the willingness and capability to act independently and comfortable with client interaction.

Responsibilities

  • Develop litigation strategy for insurance coverage disputes, and perform key roles in insurance coverage litigation and arbitration;
  • Conduct complex and rigorous legal research and analysis, and draft memoranda and position letters;
  • Analyze insurance policies, draft analyses of coverage issues and provide coverage advice and recommendations for clients;
  • Supervise and participate in the mediation and settlement of underlying litigations worldwide;
  • Draft and review pleadings, memos, briefs, interrogatories, and other legal correspondence and litigation documents;
  • Participate in depositions, document reviews, conferences and all aspects of coverage litigations and arbitrations;
  • Work cooperatively with others; and
  • Interact with clients.

Education and Experience Required

  • Admission to practice in either New York or New Jersey;
  • At least three years of experience, either in commercial litigation, or in-house experience with liability insurance policies;
  • Excellent academic credentials; and
  • Solid work history.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong legal research, writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to interact with clients and command client confidence;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly.

Submit resume and writing sample to attyapp@kbrlaw.com.

Company info

Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP

Company Profile

Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP was founded in 1997 by a group of experienced and nationally-recognized defense attorneys dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services to domestic and international clients. The firm has grown gradually but consistently since its inception, and presently has over 140 attorneys practicing out of 8 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and California. Our growth has been built upon the strength of our reputation for excellence, our ability to deliver cost-effective, resolution-oriented services, and in our innovative and responsive attention to the needs of our clients. The firm's central mission is to provide superb, cost-effective and practical legal services tailored to the needs of each and every client. The firm's success is measured by the satisfaction of our clients in our courtroom outcomes and our record of successful non-litigated case resolutions. We also are known for the excellence of our communications with clients and the attentive services that we provide. The defense of professionals and businesses is a hallmark of our practice. Whether on trial, at arbitration or mediation, or negotiating a settlement, our attorneys are tough, seasoned and successful litigators. We have long-standing positive relationships with the judges, experts and our adversaries, and have successfully tried cases before many, many juries. Our trial results are truly outstanding. Another mainstay of the firm is in the representation of insurers, including in coverage litigation, and we enjoy a reputation as experienced and effective coverage counsel. Our attorneys have represented insurers in a significant number of the most complex and notorious cases litigated for over 20 years. We are known for our credibility in dealing with major players and the authenticity of our knowledge about complex litigation. Our coverage lawyers also supervise litigation on a national basis including managing and efficiently and economically resolving claims throughout the United States and abroad. We utilize all the modern tools of managing litigation -- budgeting, strategy plans, litigation management initiatives, billing audits and staffing plans. Our litigation management is reflective of the skills and experience our attorneys have attained in litigations and we are well known for the efficiency of our claim handling. We are proud of our reputation as a leading defense firm. The firm provides a team-oriented environment where its attorneys can achieve the highest levels of excellence in the profession, guided by sound judgment and unrivaled skill.

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