2024-04-02"1">Positions AvailableATTO
Location: Milwaukee, WI/ Remote
URL: amfam.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/IL-Chicago/Senior-Trial-Attorney--Chicago-_R33791
Area of Practice: Litigation, Insurance Litigation

Senior Trial Attorney


The AmFam Sr. Trial Attorney provides effective legal representation, either personally or by retaining and supervising outside counsel that handles moderately complex litigation involving either the corporation and/or it's insured within established corporate guidelines and the applicable code of professional responsibility. You will personally handle litigation of a most complex nature involving either the corporation and/or it's insured within established corporate guidelines, applicable standards of good faith. You will report to the Senior Manager, Legal.

Primary Accountabilities:

• You will handle litigation involving either the corporation and/or it's insured within established corporate guidelines and the applicable code of professional responsibility.

• You will analyze file as litigation progresses
and evaluate cases and seeks settlement as necessary.

• You will conduct discovery (e.g. written interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and depositions).

• You will conduct motion practice.

• You will draft all necessary pleadings, papers and briefs to advance litigation.
• You will conduct necessary research in support of drafting activities.
• You will advocate client position in all forums (state and federal court, alternative dispute resolution, administrative tribunals and regulatory hearings) and circumstances, both formal and informal.
• You will stay current on state statutes and court decisions and analyzes how statutes and court decisions affect the interpretation and enforceability of the various policy provisions.

• You may have or develop areas of specialty practice (e.g. special property, workers` compensation, environmental law, commercial coverage).

• You will be litigating in Chicagoland area.

Qualifications:

• Insurance litigation experience
• Demonstrated experience preparing civil pleadings, motions and discovery and deposing witnesses.

• Solid knowledge and understanding of rules of Professional Responsibility for the jurisdiction in which they practice.

• Solid knowledge and understanding of tort, contract, and insurance law.


• Illinois licensed

• Located in or near Chicago

Ability to travel throughout Cook and adjacent counties.

Admission to the State bar in state where they are located or eligibility for the admission to the bar and obtaining admission within a year of hiring.

Juris Doctor.


In this home-based role, you will spend 60-70% of your time (3-4 days per week) working from home. On occasion you may be asked to travel for in person engagement activities.



Apply here- https://amfam.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/IL-Chicago/Senior-Trial-Attorney--Chicago-_R33791



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