Attorney
State Farm - Philadelphia, PA

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WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION?
  • Handles litigation and other legal assignments in accordance with guidelines established by the State Farm Corporate Law Department
  • Handles routine motions, arbitrations, bench trials, and basic jury trials
  • Promotes the ethical and professional practice of law while interacting with State Farm associates, clients, litigants, members of the bar, members of the judiciary and their staff and others while engaged in the practice of law on behalf of clients and State Farm Insurance.

WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ARE NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION?

  • L.L.B./J.D., preferably from an A.B.A. Accredited Law School, and in the top half of graduating class
  • An active member in good standing of Bar in state of operation

  • ITEMS OF NOTE
    • Must successfully complete orientation and training program as designated by the Managing Attorney or the Corporate Law Department
    • Other than authorized and pro bono work, incumbents are not permitted to handle any legal business outside of the Company and candidates must cease all outside practice and all suit involvement before joining State Farm
    • May work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Staff Counsel seeks an experienced litigator with at least 2-5 years of insurance defense litigation. Excellent salary/benefit package including 401(k) plan, pension plan and bonus pay.

    VALID PENNSYLVANIA ATTORNEY'S LICENSE REQUIRED. New graduates who have not yet passed the bar exam will not be considered competitive.

    BENEFITS: TOTAL REWARDS

    Our Total Rewards benefits package includes:
    • Competitive starting salary
    • Annual merit reviews
    • Annual bonus potential
    You may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Vision, 401(k) Plan (Savings & Thrift in Canada), Credit Union, a fully funded retirement pension plan, and more. To search for more information on careers in the U.S., visit statefarm.com/careers. To search for more information on careers in Canada, visit statefarm.ca/careers.

    State Farm Insurance is an equal opportunity employer

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