Senior Trial Attorney - Nevada (Remote)

Employer
Allstate Insurance Company
Location
89044, Henderson
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 10, 2024

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Category
Legal / Compliance
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Workplace
In-Office

Job Details

The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.

We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.

Value of Working at Client Legal Services:

  • Provide great service to our clients and policy holders in their time of need to make a difference
  • Great place to learn to try cases and handle litigation
  • Ability to feel empowered to handle your own docket

Job Family Summary:

The Litigation Services Attorney job family is responsible for managing Insurance Defense and Tort Litigation / Disputes work and related issues/matters.

Job Summary:

Represents insured and the Company in the defense of bodily injury and property damage lawsuits, subrogation, and Allstate Financial cases. Prepares for and conducts hearings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and depositions. Prepares and argues pre and post-trial motions. Assists colleagues in the resolution of calendar conflicts. Provides counsel to business clients on day to day issues. Provides project management, coordination, and collaboration between legal teams. Monitors and reviews new laws, regulations, and case law; identifies and summarizes relevant issues; collaborates with other areas of Law and Regulation (L&R) department; proactively provides advice and counsel to business unit on the impact of new laws on business; monitors counsel.

Key Responsibilities:

Job Family Specific Responsibilities:

  • Review new file assignments and approve initial pleadings, propound discovery, and/or develop strategy
  • Contacts clients to discuss their case and answer any questions. Maintains contact at a minimum of 90 days
  • Contact claims (initial litigation plan, recurring minimum 90 day contact, strategy conferences, etc.)
  • Review all documentary evidence
  • Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses
  • Conducts depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents
  • Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.)
  • Conducts settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g. mediations, arbitrations, etc.)
  • Try and/or arbitrate cases and prepares motions in liminie and summary documents
  • Draft post-trial motions
  • Prepare for and participate in appeals
  • Provide legal opinions to claims clients
  • Investigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriate
  • Manages projects

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience:

  • Juris Doctorate degree and member in good standing of Nevada State Bar
  • Two plus years within either:Insurance Defense, Subrogation and/or Personal Injury litigation experience
  • Trial and/or Arbitration experience is preferred, with flexibility to work across several disciplines that may include SIU,UM and Subrogation.
  • No Fault and/or SIU experience is a plus.
  • Computer skills required; experience with Microsoft Office, Lexis, and the internet
  • Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by an attorney Lead Counsel
  • Must be able to handle a large caseload
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are key to working with a variety of internal and external contacts as well as for preparing reports, pleadings, and correspondence, collaborating with others, etc. Will work independently as well as part of a cohesive team.
  • Ability to travel
  • Periodically lifting in excess of 20 pounds throughout the day, depending on court matters being handled. Attorneys are required to cover court matters for each other; attorneys have laptops.
  • Bending to pick up the computer bag which sometimes is more than 20 pounds, entering and exiting a vehicle, maneuvering files and computer at security checkpoints
  • Turning and twisting at work
  • May drive at least 40-50 miles daily depending on the activities being covered, court, doctors depositions, discovery depositions, and case evaluations, etc.
  • Sitting for pro-longed periods of time en route to court, in court or at court proceedings, depositions, etc.
  • Walkingand rolling brief case with files from vehicle to the legal proceeding and/or deposition and facilitations, etc.
  • Trial preparation could require lifting in excess 20 lbs. because of exhibits, materials, records from plaintiff, etc.These materials are printed for some proceedings.
  • Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Ability to work within a remote work office environment and and Travel within the state of Nevada (and also attend occasional team meetings in the Las Vegas office).

Notes:

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation offered for this role is$100,000.00 to $155,000.00 per yearand is based on experience and qualifications.

***This role is also bonus eligible

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Hands. Greater Together.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit https://www.allstate.jobs/benefits/

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Company

COMPANY INFORMATION The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) protects people from life's uncertainties with more than 113 million proprietary policies. Allstate offers a broad array of protection products through multiple brands and diverse distribution channels, including auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass, SquareTrade and Answer Financial brands. Allstate is widely known from the slogan "You're in Good Hands with Allstate." The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America. Allstate was founded in 1931 and became a publicly traded company in 1993. In 2023, Allstate was number 84 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies in America. WHAT WE DO We’re more than insurance agents and claims representatives. We’re individuals with hopes, plans and passions. The biggest of which is helping people live smarter, safer lives. Doing so means continuing to re-imagine how we do what we do, the impact we can make on the world, ways we can each succeed in our own careers and actions we can take as a company that are good for all. To do that, we need all kinds of people – including lawyers, accountants, building engineers, project managers, marketing professionals, human resource specialists and so many more. WHO WE ARE – INCLUSIVE DIVERSITY    We hold each other accountable to encourage and embrace our collective differences. It’s our individual characteristics, values and beliefs, along with backgrounds and experiences that give us fresh perspective and purpose. We work harder, meet customer needs more effectively, share better, and identify more innovative ideas when we are accepted for who we are by the world around us. Our success comes from a chorus of many different voices. At Allstate, every voice counts.​ In our stand against racism, we’ve been making changes within Allstate. We’ve been listening, learning and engaging in change. We are focused on improving equity for all. Allstate is committed to long-term change not only in the way we conduct our business, but also for our employees. There’s a dynamic environment waiting for you here. You’ll find people with similar interests, as well as the many who’ll help expand your horizons. We believe in the power of connections. That’s why Allstate promotes diversity through a robust network of employee resource groups. It helps connect us all and supports our unique talents. Here are some of the available resource groups that actively support our employees: Abilities Beyond Limitations & Expectations African American Working Network Allstate Asian American Network Allstate Foster and Adoption Network Allstate PRIDE Allstate Veterans Engagement Team and Supporters Allstate Women’s Information Network Entrepreneurs at Allstate Families at Allstate Matter Native American Peoples at Allstate Professional Latino Allstate Network Young Professionals Organization WHY JOIN OUR COMPANY Allstate has been protecting people from life's uncertainties since 1931. We continuously develop and improve products and services so our customers can live well protected. For employees, we offer an environment that fosters innovative thinking and collaboration - where you'll be able to explore your ideas and feel proud of the work you do.  Our Benefits Allstate is dedicated to helping employees live happier and healthier lives. As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary and a benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, tuition assistance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life - including a generous paid time off policy.  Growth and Development We support your desire to grow and provide opportunities to learn, explore new horizons, and follow your passion in a meaningful career. From access to hundreds of learning opportunities to in-house networking and rotational work experiences, Allstate is a place where you can forge your own path and expand your personal and professional potential. 
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