Insurance Defense Attorney, Wallingford CT - Liberty Mutual Insurance

Compensation

: $113,850.00 - $104,340.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Insurance



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Job Summary:


Would you like to handle your own cases, conduct depositions, attend court conferences and perform trial work?


If you are passionate about supporting your clients and achieving success then let us tell you more about Liberty Mutual's Insurance Defense practice!


We will provide the opportunity to litigate cases and represent the Company and its policyholders in civil litigation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury, workers' compensation or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.


You will gain experience working for a major insurance company in a collaborative and inclusive environment that includes annual performance bonuses, work/life balance, 20 days flexible time off per year, personal holidays, 401k with a match and a pension plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with Liberty Mutual's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate.
  • Understands and creatively uses technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possesses the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located.
  • Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations.
  • Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.
  • Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.
  • Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required.

Qualifications:

  • Current Bar Member in the State of Connecticut required.
  • 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 of experience as an attorney.
  • The individual is required to have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and Liberty Mutual.
  • The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed or spoken word is important.
  • Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters.

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace an environment that is free from all discrimination in the workplace, in its business, or by its vendors. Liberty Mutual values diversity and the differences and similarities of our employees. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that leads to better ideas, stronger teams and more innovative products and services for our customers. Learn more


Benefits:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, its our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

Overview:

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.

Were 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.


Associated topics: bodily, casualty, claim adjuster, claim examiner, damage, fraud, insurance adjuster, insurance examiner, insurance investigator, liability adjuster * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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