Litigation Attorney - Insurance

Manhattan Permanent $180,000 - $210,000 per year
  • Opportunity to work with a leading law firm offering genuine work-life balance!
  • Highly reputable law-firm, interesting high-value insurance litigation defense.

About Our Client

Offering a genuinely healthy approach to work-life balance, this highly ranked AM Law 100 firm, is looking to appoint a hybrid Litigation Attorney to focus on insurance defense work for high-net-value/ specialized insurance coverage.

Great role for a Litigation Attorney with 3+ years experience in insurance coverage. The role involves representation of international and domestic insurers during claim investigations and litigation concerning policy defenses of first party insurance. Must be collaborative and able to act independently throughout the litigation process, with an interest in developing an expertise in insurance coverage work in a unique area. The ideal candidate will be someone who thrives within a busy, stimulating and fast-paced team environment.

Job Description

As Litigation Attorney - Insurance, Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking depositions, attending court hearings and mediation
  • Drafting motions, pleadings, briefs, discovery requests and interrogatories, and other legal correspondence/ litigation documents
  • Varied matters including analyzing insurance policies, draft coverage opinions and provide coverage advice and recommendations to clients
  • Work with investigators and experts
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of client relationships

The Successful Applicant

The successful Litigation Attorney - Insurance, demonstrable experience will include:

  • Admitted to practice in New York
  • 3+ years relevant Litigation Attorney experience
  • First-party insurance coverage experience (e.g. marine, fine art and specie, property, specialty, contingency, special events, cyber etc.) highly beneficial
  • Commercial litigation experience including the taking of depositions, conduct of oral arguments and discovery
  • Federal court experience
  • Strong writing, organizational and time management skills
  • Relevant hands-on work history.

What's on Offer

The Litigation Attorney - Insurance, will be receive the following benefits:

  • $180,000-$210,000 base salary (depending on experience)

  • Generous wider benefits package including 18 weeks' fully paid parental leave, monthly and annual performance bonus (1900 hours billable target)

  • 401(k) - 3% company contribution

  • Genuinely healthy approach to work-life balance, hybrid role (only 2 days/ week in the NYC, Midtown, office)
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