Mid-Level Associate - First Party Insurance Coverage
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Clyde & Co seeks an Associate with 4+ years of first party
insurance coverage experience to work with their insurance coverage
practice group. We are looking for a bright attorney and 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.
This practice represents domestic and international insurers and
focuses on complex insurance coverage analyses, and disputes involving
bad faith claims and business interruption claims.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Analyzing first-party insurance policies, drafting coverage
opinions and providing coverage advice to insurance company clients;
Assisting in federal and state litigation, including declaratory
judgment actions brought by our insurer clients and defending our
insurer clients in litigation filed by policyholders;
Drafting pleadings; motions with supporting briefs; and mediation statements;
Corresponding with opposing counsel, other parties, clients,
experts/consultants, and the court;
Conducting legal research using Westlaw/Lexis/Nexis;
Drafting discovery requests and preparing subpoenas;
Reviewing document collections received from parties and
third-parties in litigation and managing document productions on
behalf of our clients and consultants;
Taking and defending depositions, hearings, and mediations as required;
Assisting in locating and managing experts and consultants;
Effectively delegating to and managing the work of junior
associates and paralegals.
Education and Experience
Admitted to practice or willing to gain admission to practice in Georgia;
Strong First party insurance coverage and first party property
experience a must;
Litigation experience required.
Skills and Ability
Exceptional legal writing and communication skills;
Strong interpersonal skills;
Strong work ethic and a sense of ownership over work;
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects;
Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly.
Willingness to travel as needed.
Candidate is expected to be able to complete these tasks with minimal
oversight, and supervise junior associates and paralegals. Candidate
should be able to independently manage workload and deadlines for
multiple complex litigations simultaneously.
Benefits offered include student loan reimbursement; flexible time
off; medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K Safe Harbor
contribution; Life/AD&D Disability; Flexible Spending Account;
Supplemental Medical Accident Insurance; Supplemental Critical Illness
Insurance; Employee Assistance Program; Pet Insurance; Commuter Benefits.
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
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.
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