Intact’s OneBeacon Coverage Litigation Counsel Group is currently hiring for a Coverage Litigation Attorney to provide legal representation to the company in coverage disputes before courts, arbitration panels, or other bodies. In this role you will advise Claim employees in their handling of coverage disputes, while maintaining responsibility for caseload completion and trial work of some complexity, whether by settlement, trial or appeal. You will have the support and opportunity to develop the skills necessary to litigate coverage files independently.
- Handles a consistent workload of coverage files representing Intact. Responsible for maintenance and completion of caseload and trial work of some complexity, whether by settlement, trial or appeal.
- Work with Senior Coverage Litigation Attorney on all aspects of litigated files including discovery, depositions, motion practice and trial.
- Conducts all appropriate legal action to best protect the interests of the company on all assigned cases in an ethical and zealous manner. Prepares appeals and performs necessary research on motions.
- Some authority to negotiate settlements with plaintiffs’ attorneys.
- Interfaces and provides counsel to other OneBeacon Claims staff as cases develop through trial or resolution.
- Reviews and reports all large cases to Managing Attorney, prepares timely reports as required and schedules/attends conferences with other Claims staff to review pending litigation.
- Maintains a strong professional knowledge of legal environments and applies this information effectively.
- Interfaces with and directs paralegals and other staff in the production of documents and litigation file management.
- Must have the ability to diagnose, analyze and solve complex problems.
- Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite.
Education and Experience:
- 5-7 years of experience litigating coverage disputes.
- Substantial experience with research, discovery depositions, mediations and trial preparation required.
- Trial experience in State and Federal Court preferred
- JD required.