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Associate Attorney

Company: Liberty Mutual Insurance
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

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 Assistant Field Counsel at Liberty Mutual, you'll join a diverse team that values a healthy work/life balance, and you'll 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---with no travel required or personal legal appearances---consider joining our legal team. Please note: This role is an in office attorney supporting trial attorneys and will not make appearances. It is a great opportunity to learn the civil litigation process with respect to insurance defense. We are considering candidates who are currently admitted to the NYS bar. We encourage you to apply and bring your expertise if you're a: Collaborative teammate: You'll provide remote legal support and expertise to trial attorneys across the country as they represent Liberty Mutual and our policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters. Strategic partner: Following our litigation protocols, you will work with the local trial attorney to develop appropriate legal strategies for all stages of litigation and share them with claims representatives and policyholders. Detail-oriented thinker: Leaving no stone unturned, you'll research applicable laws and conduct appropriate written discovery as needed. Effective communicator: You'll develop and render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and strategies, and draft legal documents including pleadings and motions. What you've got: Experience Membership in the New York State Bar Skills Talent for cultivating strong working relationships with internal and external partners Ability to develop appropriate strategies for discovery and investigation Excellent oral and written communication skills Knowledge General knowledge of civil procedure and the litigation process Familiarity with the latest developments in the practice of law, as well as pertinent knowledge in related fields Proficiency with technologies that reduce costs and facilitate the practice of law and remote work Education A JD degree 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: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion 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: https://LMI.co/Benefits 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. Juris Doctor 89

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