Temporary Insurance Defense Attorney Job
Progressive Insurance - Atlanta, GA

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Temporary Insurance Defense Attorney

Job Number: 117754

Our people make Progressive a successful, forward-moving organization. We continuously revolutionize the insurance industry with our innovative services and use of technology. At Progressive, you will have extensive career path opportunities and the chance to work in a diverse, dynamic atmosphere. Come join a team of enthusiastic people who change the insurance industry one big idea at a time.

Temporary: Insurance Defense Attorney. This position, which is not eligible for benefits, is open to cover planned Leaves of Absence in our Atlanta office.

As a member of our insurance defense litigation team, you will provide legal representation to Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation. Handling your own cases from beginning to end, you will also prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. You will work closely with our customers and claims team to ensure all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes.

Requirements:
  • Juris Doctorate required
  • Member of the Bar in jurisdiction(s) served by specific House Counsel office(s)
  • 2+ years of legal experience/training with the demonstrated ability to litigate and try cases
  • Demonstrates a proficiency at expert discovery
  • Demonstrated ability to manage diary
  • Excellent client/customer skills
  • Strong analytical skills and has attention to detail
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to review and assess the impact of medical records, depositions and other documents
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Effective team player and also able to work independently
  • Understanding of all applicable ethical duties and has a good work ethic
  • Basic computer proficiency with the ability to learn new or updated computer software and programs
  • Ability to learn and follow existing and new processes and procedures
  • Good research skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

    How to Apply
    Progressive is a place where you are celebrated for the person you are, the ideas you bring and the energy you invest. Apply now and find out what it's like to be a part of this exceptional group of collegial individuals. Once you complete your application, you can monitor your status in the hiring process by logging into your profile. A representative from our Talent Advisor Group will be in touch if you are under consideration and moving forward in the process. As part of our hiring process, candidates must pass a comprehensive background check. Some positions require licensing, which will impact background check requirements. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Job : Legal
    Primary Location : United States-Georgia-Atlanta
    Schedule : Full-time
    Employee Status : Temporary

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