27 days old
  • Job Code
    1364BR
  • Job Type
    Corporate Counsel
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Coverage Litigation Attorney is a unique role that provides legal representation to Intact Specialty in a wide range of coverage disputes before courts, arbitration panels, or other bodies and advises claim employees in their handling of litigated coverage matters.  Responsible for completion of caseload and trial work of significant complexity that spans several specialty business lines, whether by settlement, trial or appeal.   The Coverage Litigation Attorney works to develop the skills necessary to litigate coverage files independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Handles a consistent workload of coverage files representing Intact.  Responsible for maintenance and completion of caseload and trial work of some complexity, whether by settlement, trial or appeal. 
  • Work with Senior Coverage Litigation Attorney on all aspects of litigated files including discovery, depositions, motion practice and trial.
  • Conducts all appropriate legal action to best protect the interests of the company on all assigned cases in an ethical and zealous manner.  Prepares appeals and performs necessary research on motions. 
  • Some authority to negotiate settlements with plaintiffs’ attorneys.
  • Interfaces and provides counsel to other Intact Insurance Claims staff as cases develop through trial or resolution.
  • Reviews and reports all large cases to Managing Attorney, prepares timely reports as required and schedules/attends conferences with other Claims staff to review pending litigation. 
  • Maintains a strong professional knowledge of legal environments and applies this information effectively.
  • Interfaces with and directs paralegals and other staff in the production of documents and litigation file management. 
  • Responsible for learning the various specialty coverages of Intact, and handle cases related to property, liability, E&O, D&O, environmental, entertainment, public officials and other specialty insurance coverages.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to diagnose, analyze and solve complex problems. Anchor
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite.


Experience:

  • 5-7 years of experience litigating coverage disputes, some specialty experience preferred.
  • Substantial experience with research, discovery depositions, mediations and trial preparation required.
  • Superior writing skills
  • Trial experience in State and Federal Court preferred.

Categories

Industry

  • Insurance
Posted: 2021-05-17 Expires: 2021-06-16

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Coverage Litigation Attorney

Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions
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