Zurich NA Sr. Workers Compensation Defense Attorney in Louisiana
Sr. Workers Compensation Defense Attorney
Zurich is seeking a successful Sr. Workers Compensation DefenseAttorney to work out of their home in Louisiana.
This Attorney will be responsible for representing the Company inall phases of Workers Compensation litigation, practicing law in compliancewith ethical standards as established by state law by preparing and defendingWorkers Compensation cases from a challenging and varied caseload. Theywill be responsible for handling cases for districts 1-5 in the Northern andSouthern parts of the state.
Responsibilities will include working directly with claimsprofessionals providing legal analysis and advice, preparing and filing legalpleadings and documents, performing legal research, preparing for andconducting pre-trial discovery, preparing for and handling trials before theworkers’ compensation board, and conducting post-trial activities whereappropriate. Under limited direction, the attorney will work within broadlimits and authority on highly complex assignments requiring specializedknowledge in breadth and/or depth in area of expertise.
Juris Doctor and 7 or more years of experience in the Workers’ CompensationLitigation areaAND
Member in good standing of the Louisiana State Bar
Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe
Experience working with Lexis
Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims and the insurance defenselitigation legal environment
Demonstrated ability to independently handle a caseload through resolution
Effective communication skills
Effective negotiation skills
Experience working in a team-based environment
Effective problem solving and analytical skills
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.
Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.
Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.
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Primary Location: United States-Louisiana
Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 09/05/18
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 180007BC
It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.