Mid-Senior Associate - First Party Property Insurance Coverage
Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, helping organizations
successfully navigate risk and maximize opportunity in the sectors
that underpin global trade and commercial activity. When you work at
Clyde & Co , you join a team of 490 partners, 2,400 lawyers, 3,200
legal professionals and 5,500 people in nearly 70 offices and
associated offices worldwide.Our values are the principles that guide
the decisions we make, unite us in our endeavors and strengthen our
delivery, for both our clients and our firm. We work as one, excel
with clients, celebrate difference and act boldly. We are committed to
operating in a responsible way by progressing towards a diverse and
inclusive workforce that reflects the communities and clients it serves.
Clyde & Co seeks an Associate with 6-7 years of first party
insurance coverage experience to work with their insurance coverage
practice group. We are looking for an articulate 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 position can be located in Atlanta, GA (ideally) or any other
locations for the right candidates.
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 may 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;
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;
attending hearings and mediations;
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 property insurance coverage 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 independently manage workload and deadlines for
multiple complex litigations simultaneously;
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.
How To Apply
Thank you for your interest in Clyde & Co US LLP. Please submit a
resume and cover letter to apply.
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.