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AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Staff Counsel II

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. - Jersey City, NJ

Staff Counsel II

The candidate will be responsible for the competent, ethical and diligent representation of company and its carriers in all assigned cases including preparation of pleadings, motions, pre-trial discovery, trial, arbitration and appellate work. Will maintain regular communications with the Claims Department via roundtables, reviews and training. Competently represent the Employer/Carrier before the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board at administrative hearings, conferences, trials and appeals on litigated and in pro per claims. Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases. Appear at depositions, cross-examinations, mediations, arbitrations and other legal-driven activities outside of the WCAB. Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive and well-reasoned legal research, and independently develop and present defense strategies. Prepare pleadings, petitions, motions, correspondence, and briefs in support of defense strategies. Provide thorough and timely communication, information, legal advice and other services to Claims, Underwriting and employers on relevant legal and factual issues. Comply with the company's Litigation Management Guidelines with minimal supervision. Assist in developing training materials for claims, underwriting and employers relevant to the application of current laws, practices and trends in CA workers' compensation. Competently handle carve-out cases and possess familiarity with the practices and procedures of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (ADR). Communicate with Workers' Compensation Judges, claims professionals, witnesses, opposing counsels and clients in a manner consistent with established office procedures. Keep current with market trends and demands. Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise. Perform other functionally related duties as assigned.

613 days 12 hours ago

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

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Staff Counsel II AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. - Jersey City, NJ, United States

   

Location: Jersey City, NJ