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Job Title Insurance Coverage Litigation Attorney
Job Location Chicago
Department
Job Type Lawyers/Attorneys
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 an Associate with 2 to 6 years' experience in insurance coverage litigation to join our thriving insurance coverage litigation group in Chicago. This practice represents domestic and international insurers in complex, high value, high profile coverage litigation and bad faith cases, providing primary, excess and reinsurance coverage to municipalities, school districts, churches and other public and private entities.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experience attorney who is able to work within a busy and fast-paced team environment.

Responsibilities and requirements

  • Analyze insurance policies, draft coverage opinions and provide coverage advice and recommendations for 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;
  • Attending depositions, hearings and mediations as required.

Education and Experience required

  • Admitted to practice in Illinois;
  • Excellent academic credentials;
  • 2 to 6 years of complex insurance coverage litigation experience, bankruptcy experience is real plus;
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and verbal communication skills;
  • Federal court experience;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

We offer a rewarding work environment that supports professional growth and opportunities.

How To Apply

Thank you for your interest in Clyde & Co US LLP. Please submit a resume and cover letter to apply.

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