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Job Title Mid-Level Associate - Insurance Coverage and Litigation
Role Associate/Attorney
Expertise Insurance Coverage
Job Location Los Angeles
Description

Clyde & Co is a leading, sector-focused global law firm with 440 partners, 1800 lawyers, 2500 legal professionals, and 4000 staff in over 50 offices and associated offices worldwide. The firm specializes in the sectors that move, build and power our connected world and the insurance that underpins it, including: transport, infrastructure, energy, trade & commodities and insurance. With a strong focus on developed and emerging markets, the firm has achieved compound average annual revenue growth of 15% over the last ten years, making it one of the fastest-growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth.

Clyde & Co seeks an Associate with 4 to 15 years of experience to join our insurance coverage litigation group and to be located in either Los Angeles, San Francisco, Irvine CA, or remotely. This practice represents insurers in complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage matters, including the defense of consumer class actions against insurers, coverage disputes pertaining to general liability and professional liability policies, and bad faith coverage litigation.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experience attorney who is able to work within a busy and fast-paced team environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • Analyze insurance policies, draft coverage opinions and provide coverage recommendations for clients;
  • Draft pleadings and briefs, and correspondence to clients;
  • Conduct legal researches using Westlaw/Lexis/Nexis;
  • Draft interrogatories and document demands;
  • Review document collections in preparation for litigation;
  • Attend depositions, hearings, and mediations as required;
  • Submit filings to the court.

Requirements

  • Admitted to Practice Law;
  • Excellent academic credentials;
  • Strong insurance coverage experience required, particularly with general liability policies;
  • Commercial Litigation experience required
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and verbal communication skills;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Clyde & Co shifted to virtual work for the majority of our lawyers and business services team with the global outbreak of Covid-19. This precaution was taken to help protect our people, clients and communities. It is likely that this role will start virtually while the firm continues to evaluate the situation.

-Principals Only-

It is the policy of the Firm to recruit, hire, promote, reassign, compensate and train highly- qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basisprotected by applicable law.

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