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Associate Attorney needed for Chicago office

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID IU90329868

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 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 CoverageLitigation - Commercial

2024-04-03 04:05:57

A law firm in Chicago, IL is seeking an Associate Attorney with experience in insurance coverage and commercial litigation to assist partners in managing a diverse practice. The ideal candidate will handle various tasks from case inception through trial, including depositions, motions, hearings, and trial preparation.

 

Duties:

  • Assist partners in managing insurance, personal injury, premises, insurance broker E&O, municipal, and coverage defense cases.
  • Defend numerous case files from inception through trial.
  • Conduct depositions of parties, witnesses, treating physicians, and experts.
  • Draft and argue routine and substantive motions.
  • Attend court hearings in various counties and courthouses, including by Zoom.
  • Prepare status and trial strategy reports for clients.
  • Conduct examinations under oath and author coverage opinions.
  • Assist in drafting and prosecuting declaratory judgment actions on insurance coverage questions.
  • Handle all aspects of discovery, including drafting and answering interrogatories, production requests, and requests to admit.

 

Requirements:

  • Good standing with the Illinois Bar; Indiana license preferred.
  • Experience in both Illinois state and federal courts, including the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • 2+ years of experience in insurance coverage and commercial litigation.
  • Strong organization and communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to proactively seek guidance with work tasks when necessary.
  • Deposition experience preferred.
  • Meaningful litigation experience preferred.

 

Education:

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

 

Certifications:

Good standing with the Illinois Bar; Indiana license preferred.

 

Skills:

  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in drafting legal documents and motions.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills for interacting with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Prior experience in insurance coverage and commercial litigation is a plus.

Servicing clients and servicing them well is this firm's mottoand it shows. If you want close contact with clients, challenging work and complex cases, this is the firm for you. Founded by two talented partners who left large law firm practice with the goal of providing better service to their clients, this firm specializes in civil defense litigation services, ranging from medical malpractice to employment litigation and workers' compensation. Clients flock to this firm to receive high quality legal services at reasonable rates. You'll always be assured a full plate of work in this environment built on quality and service.

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