Senior Insurance Defense Associate

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A bit about us:

Established in the mid 1900s, our firm upholds honesty, integrity, and effective communication as core principles. Renowned throughout the New York metropolitan area, we specialize in defending personal injury claims and have garnered a strong reputation within the insurance industry for ethical legal practice. With a focus on providing efficient and expeditious legal representation, we excel in defending medical malpractice actions, representing medical providers including major hospital systems and physicians. Our experienced trial attorneys boast over twenty years of litigation experience, handling diverse cases including automobile accidents, construction accidents, product liability, and municipal defense. AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, we consistently deliver success to our clients in state and federal courts.

Why join us?

  • Great reputation
  • Consistent and diverse clients
  • Great benefits

Job Details

Responsibilities:
  • Manage a caseload of complex insurance defense matters from inception to resolution.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to provide strategic guidance to clients.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Conduct and defend depositions of parties, witnesses, and experts.
  • Represent clients in court proceedings, including hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and trials.
  • Collaborate with partners and other team members to develop case strategies and ensure client objectives are met.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel, and third parties.

Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New York State Bar with a minimum of 5 years of experience practicing law in New York.
  • Extensive experience in insurance defense litigation, with a focus on insurance coverage disputes, personal injury claims, and property damage cases.
  • Strong analytical, research, and writing skills.
  • Excellent oral advocacy and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume caseload efficiently.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and the ability to mentor junior associates.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience representing insurers and/or self-insured entities.
  • Knowledge of New York civil procedure and substantive law.
  • Experience with alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation and arbitration.
  • Strong academic credentials.

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Job Details
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Location
Garden City South, NY
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$111,000 - $170,000