Litigation Attorney
Esurance - Brooklyn, NY

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Summary:
Handles No-Fault and third party litigation matters referred from the local state Esurance Claims Office from inception through trial.

Responsibilities:
Directly handle assigned litigation cases from inception through trial.
Determines, advises on and conducts legal action necessary to best protect the interests of the client.
Provides legal direction of each case from inception to conclusion; includes representing the carrier and its insured’s in court.
Works with state claims office with case developments pursuant to the company’s litigation guidelines and established office procedures.
Prepares initial pleadings and discovery demands/responses, prepares and appears at hearings on motions, attends depositions and examinations under oath, and represents carrier and its insured’s in court through trial
Assists in handling third party litigation matters.

Qualifications:
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently.
Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with both internal and external customers.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and within a collaborative team oriented environment using sound judgment in decision-making.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written with strong analytical skills.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and calendaring software programs preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of state legal system and law relevant to No-Fault and general personal injury insurance defense litigation
Ability to effectively and timely navigate a lawsuit from inception through trial.
Demonstrated strong professional ethics, reliability and accountability required.
Must have an active license in good standing with state specific office of court administration.

Experience / Education:
Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent education; Juris Doctorate (JD) degree required from an ABA approved school.
Two or more years of direct experience handling No-Fault defense litigation with trial and staff counsel experience preferred.

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