Denver WC - Field Counsel
Liberty Mutual - Denver, CO

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Advance your Legal career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company!

Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for an attorney. As a Field Counsel you will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.

Responsibilities:
Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters

Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.

Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations.

Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.

Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.

Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required.

Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys.

Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.

Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.

Interface with Home Office Legal department.

Qualifications:
Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.

Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary.

A minimum of 3-5 successful years experience as a Workers' Compensation attorney.

A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.

The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical.

Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.

Benefits:
We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

401K and Company paid pension plan

Medical coverage

Dental coverage

Paid time-off

Pay-for-Performance

Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance

Discount fitness memberships

Flexible spending accounts

Tuition reimbursement

Vision care coverage

Work/Life resources

Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

Credit Union membership

Employee and Dependent life insurance

Disability insurance

Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

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