Description:Compensation Minimum:$90,200 / year
Compensation Maximum:$144,500 / year
Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.
As the Florida Trial Attorney, you will provide effective legal representation, either personally or by retaining and supervising outside counsel that handles moderately complex litigation involving either the corporation and/or it's insured within established corporate guidelines and the applicable code of professional responsibility. Litigation includes all aspects of civil litigation, including trials and proceedings in all forums, whether at the local, state or federal level, mediation, arbitration, workers' compensation, and administrative proceedings, and any necessary appellate work. You will provide legal advice to assist the timely disposition of claims in a fair and equitable manner consistent with relevant statutes and within the guidelines of the company. You will report to the Legal Manager
- You will handle litigation involving either the corporation and/or it's insured within established corporate guidelines and the applicable code of professional responsibility.
- You will handle files and issues of a more complex nature with higher levels of dollar exposure and requiring less oversight.
- You will analyze the file as litigation progresses and risk to insured and the company.
- You will conduct discovery (e.g. written interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and depositions).
- You will conduct motion practice.
- You will draft all necessary pleadings, papers and briefs to advance litigation activities at the trial or appellate level. Conducts necessary research in support of drafting activities.
- You will advocate client position in all forums (state and federal court, alternative dispute resolution, administrative tribunals and regulatory hearings) and circumstances, both formal and informal.
- You will stay current on state statutes and court decisions and analyzes how statutes and court decisions affect the interpretation and enforceability of the various policy provisions. You may develop areas of specialty practice (e.g. special property, workers` compensation, environmental law, commercial coverage).
- Previous trial litigation experience required
- Experience in First Party Property Litigation Preferred (personal lines and commercial lines)
- Experience litigating bodily injury lawsuits beneficial
- Experience in construction defect litigation beneficial
- Florida license required
- JD required
This position is Full-Time Remote with the successful candidate located within Florida.
Education & Licenses
- Admission to the State Bar in state where they are located
- Juris Doctor.
This position requires travel up to 50% of the time.
We provide benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, 9 paid holidays and a paid time off program (23 days accrued annually for full-time employees). In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Insurance Group benefits.
We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination, non-harassment and equal opportunity. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the requirements listed above. Skills can be used in many different ways, and your life and professional experience may be relevant beyond what a list of requirements will capture. We encourage those who are passionate about what we do to apply!