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Insurance Defense Attorney, Central Ohio

Posted on Aug 11, 2019 by Liberty Mutual Insurance

Columbus, OH 43085
Legal
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Job Summary:

Would you like to handle your own cases, conduct depositions, attend court conferences and perform trial work?

Are you passionate about supporting your clients and achieving success? If so, then let us tell you more about Liberty Mutual's Insurance Defense practice.

You will have the opportunity to work from home in the Central OH region representing the Company and its policyholders in civil litigation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues. This office also works in a paperless environment allowing for remote capabilities.

You will gain experience working for a major insurance company in a collaborative and inclusive environment that includes annual performance bonuses, work/life balance, 20 days flexible time off per year, personal holidays, 401k with a match and a pension plan.

Travel to various jurisdictions throughout Central, Northwest and Southeast Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • You will use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises communicate and develop those strategies and personally meet with our Claims Representatives and insured clients to render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice.
  • Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possess the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located.
  • You will conduct 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.
  • 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:

  • Current Bar Member in the State of practice required.
  • 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 3 successful (5+ preferred) years of experience as an attorney. Trial experience strongly preferred.
  • The individual is required to have a general knowledge of insurance contract analysis 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 important.
  • Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters.

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace an environment that is free from all discrimination in the workplace, in its business, or by its vendors. Liberty Mutual values diversity and the differences and similarities of our employees. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that leads to better ideas, stronger teams and more innovative products and services for our customers.

Benefits:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, its our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit our website.

Overview:

At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.

Were dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.

Reference: 744310025