Legal Counsel II

Amtrust Financial Services, Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

Amtrust Financial Services, a fast growing commercial insurance company, has an immediate need for an in-house Staff Attorney General Liability in the New York, New York office. This position partners with our insureds and claims professionals to deliver the best possible result in pending personal injury and property damage claims against our insureds and the company.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of the Insured/Carrier.

  • Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies.

  • Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims professionals on legal and factual issues.

  • Position requires the use of independent judgment, research, litigation and analytical skills.

  • Work closely with the Claim department.

  • Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases.

  • Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise.

  • Independently handle a caseload of about 75 files from inception to trial

Qualifications

New York licensed attorney.

Trial experience. Excellent verbal and writing skills.
5 years litigation experience.

What We Offer:

AmTrust Financial Services offers a great work environment, competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical and Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, and Paid Time Off.

AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.

AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

AmTrust Financial Services is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity.


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