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Job Title Junior to Mid-Level Associate - Insurance Coverage Litigation
Role Associate/Attorney
Expertise Insurance Coverage
Job Location San Francisco
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 has an excellent opportunity for an Attorney with 2 - 4 years of experience to join our insurance coverage litigation group. Recent bar admittees with stellar academic credentials will be considered. This position can be located in either San Francisco, Los Angeles, or Irvine CA. 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 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 research using Westlaw/Lexis/Nexis;
  • Draft interrogatories and document demands;
  • Review document collections in preparation for litigation;
  • Submit filings to the court.

Requirements

  • Admitted to practice in California
  • Excellent academic credentials;
  • Interest in insurance coverage required, experience with general liability policies a plus
  • Some commercial litigation experience desirable
  • 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 possible that this role will start virtually while the firm continues to evaluate the situation.

Clyde & Co US LLP is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, we require all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the Firm's office, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation based on documented medical or religious grounds. Offers of employment will be conditioned upon applicants presenting proof of full COVID-19 vaccination unless exempted by the firm based on medical or religious grounds.

-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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