This litigator will be responsible for representing the commercial insureds of a prestigious and financially stable commercial insurance carrier by preparing and trying high exposure General Liability, Auto, Products and significant injury cases from a challenging and varied caseload.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a well-respected Company and represent its insureds in all phases of litigation, while being part of a high-performing law office. The ideal candidate will be able to engage in the practice of law, at all times in compliance with the ethical standards as established by the national/local area of practice.
The Trial Attorney will perform duties encompassing all aspects of insurance defense, including initial investigation and legal analysis and advice, preparing and filing legal pleadings and documents, performing legal research, preparing for and conducting pre-trial discovery, preparing for and aggressively handling hearing and trials, and conducting post-trial activities where appropriate. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated case analysis ability and a track record of proven trial settlement skills and the ability to work independently and without substantial supervision.
With moderate direction, the Staff Legal Attorney represents the Company´s insureds in all phases of litigation for matters of moderate technical complexity. Engages in the practice of law and the representation of Zurich insureds to protect their interests in litigation.
Additional responsibilities will include:
• Juris Doctor and 7 or more years of experience in the Litigation area
• Member in good standing of the Florida state Bar
• Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe
• Experience working with Lexis or Westlaw
• Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims and the insurance defense litigation legal environment