The Claims Attorney's primary objective is to represent An Insurance Company and/or its policyholders in court or legal proceedings.

Major Areas of Accountability
  • Represents An Insurance Company and/or its policyholders in routine litigation before trial courts, appellate courts and administrative tribunals statewide.
  • Prepares legal documents, memoranda of law and other documents incidental to litigation.
  • Advises claims department personnel and policyholders of litigation plans and significant litigation developments.
  • Conducts legal research and prepares written opinions.
  • Conducts depositions and prepares deposition summaries.
  • Other assignments as directed by the Managing Attorney.

Personality/Working Style
  • Strong character
    • Alignment with company values, mission, and vision
    • Trustworthy and honest
    • Decisive
    • Curious and persistent
  • Passion for innovation
    • Willingness to learn
    • Adaptive to changing (tolerance for ambiguity)
    • Desire to collaborate to achieve corporate goals
  • Strong communicator
    • Effective communication skills
    • Empathetic listener and open-minded
    • Commitment to accountability

Education and Experience:
  • Possession of a license to practice law in the State of Louisiana. Candidate may be a graduate from an accredited law school with zero to two (0 - 2) years of legal experience.
  • Consideration may be given to those recently graduating attorneys who have clerked for the LWCC legal department while attending law school.
  • Areas of concentration will involve learning entry level State Workers' Compensation litigation and Subrogation litigation.
  • Movement between attorney levels is not automatic and promotions are not given solely on service years. Promotions are based on: (1) corporate and departmental need; (2) performance and (3) budgetary considerations.
  • Skills Required:
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; computer literate.
  • Additional Comments:
    • Significant in-state travel.