Senior Litigation Attorney Job in Saint Louis, MO Near Me - 329869 | BCGSearch.com

Senior Litigation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Missouri - Saint Louis

Job ID CK84329869

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 Years

Ranking 2 : Consumer and/or Business $$

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Firm Salary-Tend to Be on Lower End in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Insurance Coverage

2024-04-03 04:06:05

A law firm in St. Louis, MO is seeking a Senior Litigation Attorney to assist in managing a thriving insurance coverage practice. The successful candidate will oversee junior associates, handle cases from inception through trial, and possess expertise in first-party insurance coverage.

 

Duties:

  • Assist with management of the insurance coverage practice, with cases throughout the Midwest.
  • Provide oversight of junior associates on assigned files.
  • Own the defense and prosecution of coverage matters from inception through trial.
  • Conduct 30(b)(6) depositions and depositions of insureds, public adjusters, engineers, and building contractors.
  • Conduct examinations under oath and author coverage opinions.
  • Defend coverage and extracontractual liability matters in state and federal courts.
  • Prosecute declaratory judgment matters on issues of insurance coverage.
  • Provide oversight and advice of counsel to claims personnel and in-house counsel on property insurance appraisals.

 

Requirements:

  • Licensure in both the State of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, or other applicable federal district court.
  • 5+ years of experience in first-party insurance coverage litigation.
  • Strong organization and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to supervise junior associates, manage files, and report directly to clients.
  • Ability to provide writing samples prior to interview, including deposition transcripts and motions.

 

Education:

Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.

 

Certifications:

Licensure in the State of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, or other applicable federal district court.

 

Skills:

  • Established understanding of first-party insurance coverage, with an emphasis on property insurance.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Proficiency in conducting depositions and drafting legal documents.
  • Leadership and mentoring abilities to oversee junior associates.

Over a century, this firm has been handling cases in a wide variety of areas, primarily in civil lawsuits. With offices in Illinois, the firm serves clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Indiana. Committed to diversity, the firm offers its employees competitive benefits as well as opportunities to develop their skills.

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