Experience: 3-5 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Third Party Liability, Insurance Fraud, Insurance Coverage
HeplerBroom LLC, a large defense firm, is currently seeking a licensed Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of experience in third party liability, insurance fraud, and insurance coverage. The position will be in our Chicago, IL office, remote flexibility available. Duties include:
Assist partners in the management of a thriving injury defense/medical fraud and coverage practice;
Actively assist in the defense of numerous case files from case inception through trial;
Handle depositions of parties, witnesses, treating physicians and experts;
Draft and argue routine and substantive motions;
Attend court hearings in several different counties and courthouses and by Zoom;
Prepare status and trial strategy reports to clients;
Conduct examinations under oath, along with ancillary legal research and author coverage opinions to both claims adjusting personnel and in-house counsel;
Assist in the drafting and prosecution of declaratory judgment actions on questions of insurance coverage, as well as the defense of contractual and extracontractual coverage actions;
Handle all aspects of discovery, including drafting and answering interrogatories, production requests, and requests to admit;
If the candidate demonstrates a thorough grasp of the issues and strategies in trial files, he or she will have opportunities to handle jury trials. This position requires:
Good standing with the Illinois bar;
Experience in both Illinois state and federal courts, including the US district Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Strong organization and communication skills, both verbal and written, and a willingness to proactively seek guidance with work tasks when necessary. Must be able to provide writing samples prior to interview;
Strong research and analytical skills;
Deposition experience preferred;
Meaningful litigation experience preferred;
While not required, the ideal candidate would also have an Indiana license. Why HeplerBroom?
HeplerBroom offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including and a matching 401K and profit sharing program.
The firm has recruited and trained highly qualified, dedicated, and energetic attorneys and staff. Our clients expect and receive the highest level of individual service, creative problem solving, strategic thinking and sound judgment. Our high expectations of our staff offer them the opportunity to make a difference with our clients and immediately contribute to the team. HeplerBroom is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or any basis prohibited by state or federal law.
Apply by sending resume to Laura.Downey@heplerbroom.com or through HeplerBroom's career page https://www.heplerbroom.com/careers.html.