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
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 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;
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.
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.