AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

  • Workers Compensation Staff Counsel

    Job Locations US-FL-Maitland
    Requisition ID
    2018-7169
    Category
    Claims
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    AmTrust Financial Services, a commercial insurance company, has a need for in-house Staff Attorney - Workers' Compensation in Southern Florida

    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.

    Qualifications

    • Florida Bar licensed attorney.
    • Knowledge of California's  Workers' Compensation 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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