Assoc Counsel Claim Coverage Litigation

Compensation

: $117,655.00 - $101,960.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
The Associate Counsel, Claim Coverage Litigation position will involve the representation of Travelers in state and federal court in the litigation of Commercial and Personal lines coverage disputes. The attorney will work as part of a specific legal unit focusing solely on coverage litigation and will, on a day-to-day basis, engage in various facets of the litigation process which may include appearing in court, taking and defending depositions, drafting pleadings, discovery, motions and briefs, and handling work related to pre-trial, trial and appellate proceedings. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the attorney in this role may assist a more senior attorney within the group on a case or take primary responsibility for handling of low complexity natters. This role is responsible for providing a range of cost-effective, high quality legal services while representing Travelers This job does not manage others

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Provides counsel on lower complexity legal issues within a respective line of business or practice area. Negotiates with clients or management regarding matters of significance to the legal community. Researches legal principles and precedents within area of specialization or expertise. Proactively identifies and communicates risk to internal and/or external customers and provides recommendations on how to mitigate that risk. Drafts, negotiates and executes legal documents. Maintains awareness of external judicial climate and legal developments. Works on building strong internal and external client relationships. Makes effective use of technology and automation in the practice of law. This role acts as an individual contributor. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Juris Doctorate or equivalent International legal degree; graduate of an accredited law school. Active license to practice law in the state(s) in which representation is required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Insurance coverage experience. Strong understanding of New York civil practice.

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other
Travel Occasionally (0 - 33%)

Preferred Qualifications
Insurance coverage experience. Strong understanding of New York civil practice.

Physical Requirements
Operates standard office equipment - Frequently Sitting (Can stand at will) - Frequently Standing - Occasionally Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key - Frequently

Licensing or Certificates
Admitted to the Bar in good standing in NY.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Associated topics: attorney, client, court, criminal law, family law, lawyer, legal, legal service, 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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