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Job Title Insurance Coverage Litigation Attorney
Role Associate/Attorney
Expertise Insurance Coverage
Job Location Washington D.C.
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 bright attorney and an excellent writer with 3-8 years of insurance coverage litigation and commercial litigation experience to work with our Washington, DC office.

Our practice group in Washington, DC represents domestic and international insurers in federal and state courts nationwide, at both the trial and appelate level, in high-exposure, complex insurance coverage disputes arising under various liability policies. Our attorneys handle coverage disputes and matters arising from shareholder and other director and officer (D&O) litigation, financial institutions claims, fiduciary liability, antitrust, private equity and investment management disputes and other professional liability claims, as well as general liability disputes arising from commercial, product liability and pollution disputes.

Responsibilities and requirements

  • Analyze insurance policies, draft coverage opinions and provide coverage recommendations for clients;
  • Conduct complex and rigorous legal research and analysis, and draft memoranda;
  • Draft and review pleadings, memos, briefs, interrogatories, and other legal correspondence and litigation documents;
  • Attending depositions, hearings and mediations as required.

Education and Experience required

The candidate should be self-starters, able to work independently, comfortable with a varied caseload, and possess exceptional attention to detail. In addition, candidates should have the following:

  • A minimum of five years of experience of insurance coverage and/or commercial litigation;
  • Excellent academic credentials and work history;
  • Superior legal research, writing, and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Admitted to practice in DC and/or Illinois, additional admissions a plus.

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 basis protected by applicable law.

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