A Government Entity is accepting applications for an attorney position in our Workers' Compensation Division. The division represents the City of New York and related entities at administrative hearings before the New York State Workers' Compensation Board. Division attorneys manage and litigate matters involving City employees whose claims for benefits are pending before the Workers' Compensation Board. They appear at hearings and trials before administrative law judges on a daily basis. They conduct investigations and legal research in preparation for hearings and evaluate the merits of claims. They regularly cross-examine fact witnesses as well as all types of medical experts. Cases involve a wide variety of medical conditions, from de minimus to life threatening. Legal issues cover a broad spectrum, including compensability and coverage under the Workers' Compensation Law, timely claim filing, questions of causation, medical disability, need for treatment and entitlement to wage replacement. Attorneys research and write appeals to the Commissioners of the Workers' Compensation Board and the Appellate Division.