Liberty Mutual Field Attorney (No Fault), New York NY in New York, New York
- Advance your Legal career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company! *
We are seeking an Attorney for our in house counsel firm to Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in our Manhattan office. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to work in the no fault team for a major insurance carrier with a great working environment, annual performance bonuses, alternate work environments and a great benefits package.
As a Field Attorney you will represent the Company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.
Jurisdictions/Travel: 75% travel. Civil and Supreme Courthouses in Richmond, New York and Kings County
Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters
Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.
Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations.
Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.
Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.
Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required.
Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys.
Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.
Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.
Interface with Home Office Legal department.
Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.
Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary.
A minimum of 1 successful year experience as an attorney.
Experience in no fault litigations, arbitrations, SUM/UM and arbitrations, framed issue hearings, property damage litigations and all related depositions, EUOs, pleadings and motion practice strongly preferred.
A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.
The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical.
Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.
We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, it’s our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits
At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.
We’re dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.
Title: Field Attorney (No Fault), New York NY
Location: NY-New York
Requisition ID: 96019