AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Legal Counsel II, Claims

Job Locations US-NY-Melville
Requisition ID
2020-9844
Category
Claims
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 – General Liability in the New York office.  This position partners with our insureds and claims professionals to deliver the best possible result in pending personal injury and property damage claims against our insureds.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze complex legal issues, conduct legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies.
  • 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.
  • Work closely with the Claim department.
  • Responsible for the prompt, efficient, and effective disposition of assigned cases.
  • Independently handle a caseload from inception to trial.

Qualifications

  • Admitted to the New York State bar.
  • Trial experience or a desire to try cases is essential. Excellent verbal and writing skills.
  • The ability to solve problems and make decisions is key.
  • 2+ years litigation experience.

 

What We Offer:

 

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

 

AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.

 

AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice.  Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

 

AmTrust Financial Services is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity.

 

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