Insurance Defense Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 334976 | BCGSearch.com

Insurance Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID NCCC334976

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Insurance Defense - General

2024-05-29 22:25:17

A law firm located in Chicago, IL, is seeking a dedicated and experienced Insurance Defense Attorney to join their legal team. The ideal candidate will have 2-7 years of experience in insurance defense litigation and will be responsible for handling a variety of complex legal matters related to insurance claims and disputes. This position offers competitive benefits, including a 401(k) retirement plan, health and dental contributions, subsidized gym membership, and disability coverage.

Duties

  • Represent clients in insurance defense litigation, including property, casualty, and liability claims.
  • Conduct legal research and draft pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Participate in all phases of litigation, including discovery, depositions, and trial preparation.
  • Provide clients with sound legal advice and develop case strategies.
  • Negotiate settlements on behalf of clients.
  • Attend court hearings, trials, and mediations as required.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and documentation.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support staff to ensure efficient case management.
  • Stay current with changes in insurance law and relevant legal precedents.
  • Foster and maintain strong client relationships.

Requirements

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active license to practice law in the state of Illinois.
  • 2-7 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.
  • Proven track record of successful case outcomes.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with legal research tools and software.
  • Commitment to maintaining the highest ethical standards.

Education

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

Certifications

  • Active membership in good standing with the Illinois State Bar.

Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of insurance defense law and litigation procedures.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills.
  • Proficient in legal research and writing.
  • Effective time management and multitasking abilities.
  • Ability to handle high-stress situations and meet tight deadlines.
  • Familiarity with case management software and legal databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients, colleagues, and court personnel.

Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan with firm contributions.
  • Health and dental plan contributions.
  • Subsidized gym membership.
  • Disability coverage.

With offices from coast to coast, this full-service law company has received praise for maintaining and nourishing their diversity-friendly culture. In addition to offering legal services in over 40 specialties, this company's team has built stable, long-lasting relationships with both institutional and corporate clients. This company is widely known for its deep professional understanding and its commitment to offering a reliable and comfortable workplace environment.

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