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Resident Attorney I

Location
Englewood, Colorado
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022
The Resident Attorney, under general direction of the Regional General Attorney, will manage the field legal office in Denver, CO. In the role you will lead all phases of the operation, including professional quality and excellence of the work, operating efficient personnel. Litigates complex cases for selected policyholders.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the accomplishment of the office, department and corporate goals. Sets goals that are in accordance with Corporate and Legal Department goals. Directs staff in the accomplishment of the goals.
Conducts performance appraisals, reviews staff attorney's work for quality and quantity and takes appropriate action to correct deficiencies.
Recruits, hires and trains new staff.
Reviews incoming cases and assigns to outside counsel or attorneys in staff office as appropriate.
Audits selected case files to insure proper case handling and adherence to company policy and applicable legislation.
Act as principal legal advisor for all departments at the office.
Meets with claims and/or policyholders to discuss general policy and litigation prevention matters.
Serves as Chief Trial Attorney on selected cases.
Stay abreast of developments in the law generally.
Confer with and write to insureds during the pendency of the litigation.
Understands and creatively uses technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.
Keep superiors within the Legal Department advised as to work needs and any problems with the office and its personnel.
At least 10 years of experience handling insurance defense litigation, including automobile, premises liability, worker's compensation, No Fault, and First Party property cases
Extensive trial experience is required as first chair in insurance defense cases.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Completion of law school with LLB or JD plus admission to the Bar. A minimum of 10 years' experience as a practicing attorney. Demonstrated management ability is vital. An understanding for the needs of Claims Department and other departments is necessary but must be compromised where legal ethics and law so require. The ability to persuade by printed or spoken word is essential.

A little about us:

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work US for the past several years. We were also named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 673990909-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Location: Englewood, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent