General Liability/Civil Litigation Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 333422 | BCGSearch.com

General Liability/Civil Litigation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID YY7Q333422

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Insurance Defense - General

2024-05-14 07:58:16

A law firm in Chicago is seeking a General Liability/Civil Litigation Attorney to defend claims and represent the interests of clients or insurers in various legal proceedings. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, proven experience defending general liability and civil claims, and the ability to effectively manage legal matters from inception to resolution.

 

Job Details:

  • Gather and analyze medical evidence and records.
  • Depose plaintiffs, physicians, experts, and other parties/witnesses.
  • Conduct discovery and perform legal research.
  • Remain current with developments in the law.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, opinions, and other legal documents.
  • Represent clients or insurers at hearings, trials, depositions, mediations, and other proceedings.
  • Communicate with claims representatives and assist with accident investigations and claim analysis.
  • Manage costs to reduce liability and compile necessary reports for company management.
  • Coordinate and attend claims reviews and negotiate settlements on behalf of clients and insurers.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • J.D. degree and proof of admission to the Illinois Bar.
  • 3+ years of experience defending general liability and civil claims.
  • Working knowledge of legal principles, practices, and local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Thorough understanding of legal research techniques and terminology.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word required; familiarity with Time Matters legal software preferred.
  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and research skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Portable business is a plus.

 

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Accident, Group Term life, Voluntary term life, STD, LTD.
  • 401(k)/Roth retirement plan with company match.

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