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Senior Attorney - Insurance Coverage Litigation
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
and bright attorney with ideally 10+ years of experience in insurance
coverage litigation. We are looking for an excellent writer who is
highly motivated and proactive with their caseload—someone who will be
able to act independently and comfortable taking on a leadership role
with their cases, with experience and an interest in working on
complex insurance coverage litigation matters.
Our hiring practice group represents
international and domestic insurers in complex insurance coverage
litigation matters with regards to all manner of liability policies,
including commercial general liability, and focuses on insurance for
industries that drive Southern California's industries: construction,
energy, entertainment and maritime.
The attorney will be ideally located in
Los Angeles, CA but we are also open to other locations in California
for the right candidate.
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;
Ideally 10+ years of experience in complex insurance coverage
Experience in commercial general liability;
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.
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
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.