Assistant Counsel, Field

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 Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Advance your career at Liberty Mutual - A Fortune 100 Company!

Represents Liberty Mutual or its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of lesser value with relatively uncomplicated legal issues.


Job Summary:

Are you passionate about supporting your clients and achieving success? Would you like to join a growing Legal Office in Buffalo, New York?

If so, then let us tell you more about Liberty Mutual's Insurance Defense practice.

You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with Liberty Mutual Field Legal attorneys through the county and support the attorneys that represent the Company and its policyholders in civil litigation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.

You will gain experience working for a major insurance company in a collaborative and inclusive environment that includes annual performance bonuses, work/life balance, 20 days flexible time off per year, personal holidays, and 401k with a match.



Responsibilities:


You will use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation of cases or matters; advises communicate and develop those strategies with our Claims Representatives, trial attorneys throughout the county, and insured clients to render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice.


Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possess the skills necessary to use technology to work with attorneys throughout the country. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located.


You will conduct necessary and appropriate discovery. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required.


Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.



Qualifications:

  • Current Bar Member in New York State.

  • Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.

  • The individual is required to have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and Liberty Mutual.

  • The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed or spoken word is important.

  • Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters.

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace an environment that is free from all discrimination in the workplace, in its business, or by its vendors. Liberty Mutual values diversity and the differences and similarities of our employees. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that leads to better ideas, stronger teams and more innovative products and services for our customers.

Benefits:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, its our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

Overview:

At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.

Were dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.

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