Associate Counsel Level A, Claims and Litigation

Compensation

: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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Empower Every New Yorker Without Exception to Live the Healthiest Life Possible Come join the largest public hospital system in the nation Every day, we work together to make an extraordinary difference in the health and well-being of each individual we serve without exception. Join our team and help us create a positive human experience. NYC Health Hospitals/Legal Affairs is seeking to hire attorney(s), with 3 to 10 years of New York medical malpractice defense experience, to work in the Claims and Litigation Division of the Office of Legal Affairs. The chosen candidate(s) will work under the supervision of the managing attorney and be expected to handle complex medical malpractice claims from inception through final resolution. Strong medical-legal analytical skills are required. This is a litigating position that will require handling a case load, developing defense strategies, recommending and working with medical experts, assessing potential exposure of claims, preparing treating physicians and other medical care providers for depositions and/or trial, and drafting substantive motions. Additional responsibilities of this position may include presenting cases to facilities and senior executives of the Hospital System and working with Risk Management on issues that have the potential for litigation. Minimum Qualifications: 1. A baccalaureate degree or equivalent, and LLB or JD from an accredited School of Law; and admission to New York State Bar; and 2. Three (3) years of experience and background in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar in matters of litigation, negligence, corporate law, contracts, real estate, labor relations, labor law and employee relations, or 3. Two (2) years of experience and background in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar in matters of litigation, negligence, corporate law, contracts, real estate, labor relations, employment law and employee relations, with two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a professional or managerial capacity in respective fields applicable to the general body of law, specialties or practice. Department Preferences: 3-10 years of New York medical malpractice defense experience Knowledge of Municipal Law Strong motion writing and advocacy skills
Associated topics: attorney firm, consultant, courtroom, divorce, firm, lawyer, law office, litigate, litigating, litigation attorney * 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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