Litigation Attorney
Esurance - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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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 insureds 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 insureds 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 and be in good standing with the Florida Bar as well as any other state Bar where a license has been held.

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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