Description:Who we are:
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Building on 100 years of experience, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security.
Get to know the business
General Insurance is a leading provider of insurance products and services for commercial and personal insurance customers. It includes one of the world's most far-reaching property casualty networks. General Insurance offers a broad range of products to customers through a diversified, multichannel distribution network.
About the role:
An individual in this role should be prepared to handle General Litigation files from referral to resolution, including but not limited to all phases and aspects of the investigation, pleadings, discovery, evaluation, hearings, motions, depositions, arbitrations, trials, reporting and compliance with litigation management guidelines. In addition, be prepared to assist with training and presentations to Claims, as well as various value-added tasks are required. As a Trial Attorney with Staff Counsel, you will also provide legal advice and representation to AIG and the insured while minimizing legal and indemnity exposure. Additional responsibilities you should note are you will be expected to draft legal pleadings, perform research, and handle project work for the office. This employee will negotiate settlements and handle all aspects and phases of the file, including investigation, pleadings, discovery, depositions, working with experts, evaluation, motions, mediations/arbitrations, and trials. This is a remote position.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Drafting legal papers, performing research, conducting depositions, arbitrations, mediations, trials and making court appearances.
- Reporting on litigation progress and developments to AIG and our clients; examining reports, evidence, and other relevant data to determine advisability of proceeding with litigation.
- Analyzing probable outcomes through knowledge and research of legal precedents.
- Developing and executing trial and pre-trial strategy for the most cost-effective outcome
- Negotiating settlements on behalf of the client and AIG; trying cases and handling project work.
What We're Looking For:
The Ideal Candidate would possess the following:
- Juris Doctorate Degree Required- Must be admitted and licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. Admitted and licensed in New Jersey preferred but not required.
- 10 plus years of General Liability experience required. Insurance defense experience is preferred.
- Experience with investigations, pleadings, discovery, evaluation/analysis, hearings, motions, depositions, arbitrations, trials, reporting and compliance with litigation management guidelines.
- Strong and effective oral and written communications skills
A look at our Benefits
We're proud to offer a range of employee benefits and resources that help you protect what matters most - your health care, savings, financial protection and wellbeing. We provide a variety of leaves for personal, health, family and military needs. For example, our "Giving Back" program allows you to take up to 16 hours a year to volunteer in your community. Our global mental health and wellness days off provide all colleagues with a paid day off to focus on their mental health and wellbeing.
We also believe in fostering our colleagues' development and offer a range of learning opportunities for colleagues to hone their professional skills to position themselves for the next steps of their careers. We have a tuition reimbursement program for eligible colleagues to enhance their education, skills, and knowledge in areas that relate to their current position or future positions to which they may transfer or progress.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates are committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and its policies and procedures reflect this commitment. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories such as sexual orientation. At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.
To learn more please visit: https://www.aig.com/about-us/diversity-equity-and-inclusion
AIG is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants and employees with physical or mental disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to complete any part of the application or hiring process, please send an email to email@example.com. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
- CL - Claims
Estimated Travel Percentage (%): More than 50%
Relocation Provided: No
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