Wilson Elser is currently seeking Attorneys with Claims Management & Coverage Counsel experience.
About the Organization
Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London.
About the Opportunity
Wilson Elser is currently seeking Attorneys with Claims Management & Coverage Counsel experience. The position is based in New York City, but the firm will consider additional locations for candidates with relevant experience. The position requires a licensed insurance adjustor, preferably in the states of California, Florida, Arizona, Washington or Texas.
Roles and Responsibility
- Independently manage a claims caseload, working claims from beginning to end
- Provide coverage, liability and damages analysis for complex professional liability, employment liability, and D&O matters
- Draft reservation of rights and coverage denial letters
- Negotiate to resolve matters, participate in mediations, and draft settlement agreements
- Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects
- Ability to regularly interface with clients, carriers and outside counsel
- Communicate with clients and provide status reports
- JD from an accredited Law School
- Licensed to practice law in the US, New York preferred
- 3+ years of legal practice experience in the insurance area
- Previous experience analyzing policies, drafting coverage letters and opinions a plus
- Licensed insurance adjuster, preferably in the states of California, Florida, Arizona, Washington or Texas required
- Superior written and oral communication skills required
- Strong experience negotiating settlements
- Excellent legal research skills required
- Legal project management experience is helpful
New York [The position is based in New York City, but the firm will consider additional locations for candidates with relevant experience]
The annualized salary range for this position is $105,000 to $160,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.
How to Apply?
Apply online by sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting “NYC Claims Management & Coverage Counsel” in the subject line.