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Senior Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - New York City

Job ID LWJX333175

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 1 : Mostly Consumer $

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Salary (Tends to be on Lower End to Lowest in Market (Varies by Firm))

Practice Areas Insurance Defense - GeneralPersonal Injury Defense

2024-05-10 08:15:53

A law firm based in New York City, NY, seeks a Senior Associate Attorney specializing in personal injury and property damage insurance defense. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team that provides top-tier legal services, leveraging extensive experience to manage complex cases efficiently. This role offers a competitive benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan, health and dental plan contributions, subsidized gym membership, and disability coverage.

Job Description:

Duties:

  • Lead the defense of personal injury and property damage cases, overseeing all phases from inception through trial.
  • Conduct thorough investigations to determine the facts of each case and develop effective defense strategies.
  • Draft, review, and manage pleadings, motions, discovery responses, and briefs.
  • Represent clients in court appearances, mediation, and settlement negotiations.
  • Mentor junior attorneys and legal staff, providing guidance on case management and litigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and external stakeholders to ensure comprehensive case preparation.
  • Manage a caseload effectively, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Keep abreast of changes in laws and regulations affecting personal injury and property damage insurance defense.

Requirements:

  • A valid license to practice law in the State of New York.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in personal injury and property damage insurance defense.
  • Proven track record of litigating and resolving cases effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective communication with clients, court officials, and opposing counsel.
  • Ability to handle high-pressure situations and complex legal issues.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Admission to the New York State Bar.

Skills:

  • Excellent analytical, research, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong leadership capabilities and experience in managing a legal team.
  • Detailed-oriented with an ability to manage multiple projects and cases simultaneously.
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards.
  • Proficient in legal research tools and software relevant to the field.

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