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Job Title Insurance Coverage Litigation Attorney
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 a highly motivated attorney with 5-7 years of experience in insurance coverage litigation. The position involves representation of international and domestic insurers with regards to all manner of liability policies, including commercial general liability, excess liability, D&O liability, employment practices liability, professional liability, environmental liability and media liability policies. The opportunity is suited to someone who thrives within a busy, stimulating and fast-paced team environment, and has a strong interest in working on complex insurance coverage litigation matters.

The attorney will be ideally located in Los Angeles, CA but we are also open to remote locations and other states.

Responsibilities and requirements

  • Analyze insurance policies, drafting coverage opinions and providing coverage advice and recommendations to clients;
  • Conduct complex and rigorous legal research and analysis, and draft memoranda;
  • Draft and review pleadings, memos, briefs, discovery, motions with supporting briefs and other legal correspondence;
  • Prepare formal correspondence to opposing counsel and other parties;
  • Attend depositions, hearings, and mediations as required.

Education and Experience

  • Excellent academic credentials;
  • Admitted to practice in California (Texas admission is a plus);
  • 5-7 years of experience in complex insurance coverage litigation matters;
  • Litigation experience;
  • Federal court experience.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Excellent legal research, writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to handle matters of a highly sensitive nature;
  • Ability to handle time sensitive matters, sometimes several simultaneously;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly.

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-

We offer a rewarding work environment that supports professional growth and opportunities. We value diversity in our work place and 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 basis protected by applicable law.

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