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Workers Compensation Attorney

Location
Morristown, New Jersey
Remote Working
Remote Working
Salary
$86,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022
At Liberty Mutual, we're committed to delivering exceptional legal services to our customers around the world, working to uphold and protect our policyholders' rights and positively impacting our business. As an Workers Compensation Attorney at Liberty Mutual, you'll join a diverse team that values a healthy work/life balance and enjoy benefits that include eligible performance bonuses, 20 days of flexible time off each year, personal holidays, a pension plan and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions. If you're looking for a place to build a long-term career while making a positive difference, consider joining our legal team where you'll represent Liberty Mutual and our policyholders in moderately complex civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for monetary damages or compensation for personal injuries or property damage of a moderate value.

Responsibilities

Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters advises, communicates and develops those strategies with Liberty Mutual's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate.
Understands and creatively uses technology applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possesses the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located.
Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials in worker's compensation court.
Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.
Remains current with developments in the law understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.
Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required.

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 1 successful year experience as an attorney
The individual is required to have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and Liberty Mutual
The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed or spoken word is critical
Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled

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 selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been 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: 673990548-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Location: Morristown, New Jersey
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: $86,000
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent