AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

  • Workers' Compensation Staff Counsel - Insurance Company

    Job Locations US-NY-Melville | US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    2018-6457
    Category
    Legal
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Amtrust Financial Services, a fast growing commercial insurance company, has an immediate need for an in-house Staff Attorney - Workers' Compensation in Melville, NY or New York, NY.

     

    Responsibilities

    - Independently represent the Employer/Carrier before the assigned Judge of Compensation Claims and present witnesses and evidence at administrative hearings on litigated workers’ compensation claims.

    - Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of the Employer/Carrier.

    - Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies.

    - Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims professionals on legal and factual issues.

    - Position requires the use of independent judgment, research, litigation and analytical skills.

    - Assist in developing training materials for the WC claim department.

    - Work with the WC claim department and Law Department on special projects related to the practice of workers' compensation.

    - Communicate with the Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims, witnesses, opposing counsel and clients in a manner consistent with established office procedures.

    - Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases.

    - Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise.

    - Position offers a great work environment, competitive pay, and benefits package.

    Qualifications

    -New York Bar licensed attorney.

    -Knowledge of New York’s W/C statutes and its application.

    -3-5 years' workers’ compensation litigation experience

     

     

    What We Offer

    AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities.  Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.

     

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