AmTrust is seeking an experienced Workers' Compensation Managing Attorney in Southern California. Our Managing Attorney will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the in-house defense law firm, which represents policyholders and on behalf of the AmTrust-affiliated insurance companies and managed by AmTrust North America. The job entails the complete oversight of all attorneys in the law firm, the cases on which they are working, the support staff and law firm facilities, as well as the supervision of the daily physical operation of the law firm and the monitoring of all firm functions and procedures.
Review and assign cases to in-house attorneys based upon guidelines for assignment and provided specific guidance, where necessary.
Conduct all phases of the litigation of assigned cases, including:
Bachelor’s Degree required
Juris Doctor required
Licensed and in good standing to practice law in the state where employed
Current with CLE requirements
10+ years’ experience in the Workers’ Compensation insurance defense environment
Prior field and/or corporate claim management experience with emphasis on line of business expertise a plus
Business skills in risk assessment, planning, problem solving, overall insurance law firm operations
Planning skills to meet both short term and long term departmental objectives
Knowledge of law firm management and the role of Staff Counsel in the claims department
Ability to interact with the Claims and other departments to meet overall corporate objectives
Ability to negotiate a contract
Ability to develop and lead a law firm of active litigators
Overall knowledge of industry environment
Knowledge of TM and other computer-based systems
Effective leadership skill to promote focus on exceeding business goals, superior performance, and employee development
What We Offer
AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Vacation and Holidays.