Major New Jersey law firm seeks an Insurance Coverage savvy Litigation Associate (JD class of 2016 or 2017 or 2018) to join its expanding Roseland office.
Candidate Must have the following: 1-3 years of experience representing corporate policy holders in complex insurance coverage disputes, focusing on environmental, construction defect, mass tort, product liability and Directors and Officers professional liability claims ; Experience in a major law firm setting (experience will be current or very recent).
Stellar academic credentials (Law Review and/or Moot Court accolades desired) ; Strong interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills required ; New Jersey Bar.
Excellent work environment and benefits package with competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Representing clients in disputes under property policies.
-Analyzing and assessing available insurance coverage.
-Identifying sources of recovery to avoid potential exclusions and forfeitures of coverage.
-Making initial tenders of claims.
-Negotiating with claims handlers and insurers' counsel.
-Preparing pleadings, discovery requests and motion papers.