Senior Litigation Attorney

Work for THE insurance defense firm of the Southeast. Partner track associate role with an amazing firm culture.

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A bit about us:

Our client is a growing, highly-respected regional insurance defense firm with sixteen locations in the Southeast. They pride themselves on being the go-to shop for the insurance industry, their insureds and self-insureds. They are over 250 attorneys. They have big firm benefits and technology but also the local partners are empowered to make the best decisions for their specific offices. They are proud to mentor associates and partnership is a reality at this firm.

Why join us?

  • PTO
  • Generous bonus structure
  • Health insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid parental leave
  • Mentorship program

Job Details

The firm is looking to add a Lateral Litigation Attorney to their Knoxville office. Attorneys with five or more years of civil litigation experience are encouraged to apply. Insurance defense experience is required. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Tennessee. A book of business is a plus.

Job Details:
We are currently seeking a dynamic, highly skilled, and self-motivated Permanent Litigation Attorney to join our esteemed legal team. This is an unparalleled opportunity to work with a diverse group of professionals dedicated to providing best-in-class legal services. The successful candidate will be primarily focused on Insurance Defense Litigation, and will play a critical role in managing all aspects of litigation, including taking and defending depositions, pleadings, discovery, trial preparation, and court appearances.

1. Manage a caseload involving insurance defense litigation matters.
2. Conduct complex legal research and analysis to develop innovative case strategies.
3. Draft, review and negotiate legal documents including pleadings, motions, discovery requests, responses, and other legal correspondences.
4. Represent clients in court, before government agencies, or in private legal matters.
5. Conduct and defend depositions effectively to gather or provide critical case information.
6. Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, judges, and others involved in the case.
7. Collaborate with legal team members to ensure a coordinated and efficient approach to meeting client needs.
8. Stay updated with the latest legal trends, regulations, and rulings that may affect your cases.

1. Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
2. Admitted to practice in the state of Tennesseeand in good standing.
3. Minimum of 2 years of experience in Insurance Defense Litigation.
4. Proven experience in taking and defending depositions.
5. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
6. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
7. Strong written and oral communication skills, capable of explaining complex legal issues to non-lawyers.
8. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
9. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
10. Proficiency with legal research software and Microsoft Office Suite.

If you are a determined, focused, and detail-oriented professional looking for an exciting opportunity to grow and develop in the legal industry, we would love to hear from you. This role offers the chance to work on challenging, high-profile cases, and to make a significant impact on our clients' lives. We are eager to add a new member to our team who shares our dedication to excellence and our commitment to the highest ethical standards.
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Knoxville, TN
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$110,000 - $175,000