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Senior Trial Attorney - Garden City, NY

Full-Time/Part-Time

Senior Level

Remote

Not defined

16 Dec → 15 Jan

Allstate

Northbrook, IL 60062, USA

About Company

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.
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Job Description

The Litigation Services Attorney job family is responsible for managing Insurance Defense and Tort Litigation / Disputes work and related issues/matters.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

It is the Company’s policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employee’s ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race (include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review new file assignments and approve initial pleadings, propound discovery, and/or develop strategy
  • Contacts clients to discuss their case and answer any questions. Maintains contact at a minimum of 90 days
  • Contact claims (initial litigation plan, recurring minimum 90 day contact, strategy conferences, etc.)
  • Review all documentary evidence
  • Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses
  • Conducts depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents
  • Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.)

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate degree and member in good standing of New York Bar
  • Up to seven years Insurance Defense, Subrogation and/or Personal Injury litigation experience
  • Trial and/or Arbitration experience is preferred, with flexibility to work across several disciplines that may include SIU, PIP, UM and Subrogation.
  • Long Island/New York City area
  • No Fault and/or SIU experience is a plus
  • Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by an attorney Lead Counsel
  • Walking and rolling brief case with files from vehicle to the legal proceeding and/or deposition and facilitations, etc.
  • Trial preparation could require lifting in excess 20 lbs. because of exhibits, materials, records from plaintiff, etc. These materials are printed for some proceedings.
  • Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Benefits/What We offer

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off

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