Field Attorney, Southfield MI

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. Southfield, MI
Advance your Legal career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company!

Liberty Mutual's Insurance Defense Attorneys represent the Company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for monetary damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.

We have an exciting opportunity for an attorney with experience in the areas of 1st and 3rd party, depositions, motion practice and alternate dispute resolution. This is a great opportunity to litigate cases from start to finish up to and including trials while working for a major insurance company with a great working environment, annual performance bonuses, alternate work environment, and a great benefits package.

Responsibilities:

* Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters

* Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.

* Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations.

* Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.

* Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.

* Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required.

* Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys.

* Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.

* Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.

* Interface with Home Office Legal department.

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; 1st/3rd party no fault litigation/trial experience preferred

* A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.

* The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical.

* Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.

Benefits:

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