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Insurance Defense Attorney

Company: Liberty Mutual Insurance
Location: Cranston
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Under moderate supervision handles legal matters. Represents Liberty Mutual and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.This position will handle cases within both RI and MA. Salary will reflect geographic location.

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 applicable to cases or matters 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
    • 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 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 critical
    • Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handledAt Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

      Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work - US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

      We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

      Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
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