DR Specialist (Legal)
Duties : Provide specialized guidance on recovery program areas, as it relates to policy and implementation. Assist the division in interpretation and understanding of specialized program directives, best practices, applicable regulations, and legislation. Coordinates with key partners and agencies for special disaster recovery needs and in the area of specific technical expertise. Provides highly responsible and complex technical support in specializ... read more
Claims Counsel, Construction/Contract Surety Claims (virtual)
The candidate will manage a caseload of moderate to high complexity claims from start through settlement and resolution, and within specific authority limits. Will ensure that claims are handled in the most efficient and effective manner to deliver on claims best practices and commitment to customer-centricity. Analyzing coverage, liability and damages. Participating in mediations and negotiating settlements. Dr... read more
The candidate will work with internal stakeholders to evaluate potential claims and advise on risk associated; Analyze company policies and practices to identify areas of risk and develop risk mitigation strategies; Provide strong support on all aspects of litigation; Manage outside counsel on active and/or potential litigation, including budgeting and cost containment; In coordination with other attorneys in the Legal Department, develop and implement liti... read more
Duties: Represent clients who are customers of the Company in the defense of bodily injury liability and property damage liability lawsuits. Represent the Company in the defense of certain uninsured/underinsured motorist claims. The Trial Attorney will conduct examinations under oath of claimants asserting claims against the Company under their insurance policies and, acquire broad knowledge of the Company, your business areaâ€™s processes and procedure...
Mandeville office of our client seeks associate attorney with 1-3 years of construction litigation experience. The candidate should preferably have transactional experience. Must have deposition, discovery and motion practice experience, are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse federal and state court litigation and transactional practice. Engineering, architecture or construction management experience is a plus. Should be in good standing and an active ...
Baton Rouge office of our client seeks commercial litigation attorney with 1-4 years of experience. The candidate will be representing clients in commercial litigation, including working with financial institution clients and representing them in commercial litigation in state, federal, and appellate actions. Should have experience in financial services litigation. A current license to practice law in the state of Louisiana is needed. Experience drafting complaints, answers...
Associate General Counsel - Regulatory
The candidate will represent the company before state public utility commissions in both contested case matters and in rulemaking projects, and as an advocate in other matters; from time to time represent the company before other state administrative agencies and local authorities; Act as lead attorney in litigation before state public utility commissions involving complex technical, economic, legal, and policy issues, including (but ...
Litigation Associate Attorney
The candidate will have 1 to 3 years of defense experience working primarily on general liability claims (construction defect, premises liability, pharm. clams, toxic tort matters). Motion drafting and research experience a must. Deposition experience is also a must. Demonstrated ability and desire for litigation defense in a small team environment is required. LA bar licenses a must. Travel required is approx. 25%.
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Senior Trial Attorney
The candidate represent insuredâ€™s of company in the defense of low to moderate to exposure bodily injury and Property damage law suits. Assess liability and damages and develop defenses to allegations and/or pursuit of Subrogation for a successful resolution of cases. Effectively negotiate settlements including all aspects of liability and damages. Attend hearings and conduct trials. Argue motions; take effective depositions of lay and expert w...
The candidate must be experienced attorneys and judges work closely with small groups of students in Trial Advocacy and Negotiation and Mediation Advocacy courses each semester and in the Civil Litigation, Criminal Litigation and Transactional tracks of our Intersession bootcamp program each January. Must have an excellent academic record or other evidence of outstanding promise as a teacher, evidence of enthusiastic commitment to teaching, and substantial ...
The candidate will represents the LWCC and/or its policyholders in routine litigation before trial courts, appellate courts and administrative tribunals statewide. Areas of concentration will involve learning entry level State Workersâ€™ Compensation litigation and Subrogation litigation. Prepares legal documents, memoranda of law and other documents incidental to litigation. Advises claims department personnel and policyholders of litigation plans and...
The candidate should have 4-5 years of litigation practice. Must have experience with depositions, experts and court hearings in general liability cases. Additional experience in professional liability, employment discrimination, insurance coverage, commercial litigation and/or asbestos experience is a plus. Top 15% law school class is preferred. Louisiana Bar membership in good standing required.