Staff Attorney

New York City, New York
Not Specified
Sep 23, 2016
Nov 22, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Title_Staff Attorney_

About the OrganizationAmTrust Financial Services, Inc., (Nasdaq: AFSI) headquartered in New York City, is a multinational insurance holding company, which, through its insurance carriers, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and general liability; extended service and warranty coverage.

PositionLegal Counsel

LocationNY, New York

DescriptionA. Scope Provide legal representation on behalf of the company to its insureds. May advise company personnel on legal proceedings and strategies. B. Authority Performs duties within the parameters established in the company policies and procedures with essential latitude for the exercise of independent judgment in representation of the insured defendants in accordance with his or her status as an officer of the court. C. Duties and Responsibilities 1. Conduct all phases of the preparation of assigned cases, including: (a) Research; (b) Demands for productions; (c) Preparation of pleadings; (d) Preparation of witnesses for examinations and trial; (e) Conducting depositions; and, (f) Attendance at conferences, trials and arbitrations. 2. Evaluate files to determine the degree of liability and extent of damages claimed; 3. Hire and prepare the appropriate experts to provide testimony at the time of trial; 4. File the appropriate motions on a timely basis to further protect the insured or move the case through discovery; and, 5. Responsible for evaluating and advising claims on the appropriate reserves. 6. Responsible for reporting status of case to excess carriers, reinsurers, client companies and insureds. 7. Responsible for compliance with law firm internal reporting guidelines. 8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Open Date9/21/2016

Position Requirements


Req NumberLEG-16-00011

Shift-not applicable-

Number of Openings1

Employee Referral Eligible

Employee Referral PayoutThis position is currently accepting applications.