Trial Attorney (Coverage Counsel)

Company
AIG
Location
New York NY
Salary
DOE
Posted
February 22 2018
Industry
Insurance, Securities
Position
Claims

Functional Area:


CL - Claims

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%

Relocation Provided: No

AIG Claims, Inc.

Job Purpose:


Provides legal advice and representation to AIG and/or the insured in Coverage matters while minimizing legal and indemnity exposure.



Handle cases of moderate complexity and financial exposure; may handle higher exposure cases as part of a legal team / training development activity.



Job Responsibilities:


Represent AIG-member insurance companies in insurance coverage litigation from inception through conclusion Review and analyze insurance coverage documentation and opine on the advisability of litigation Draft pleadings, motions, discovery, reports, settlement documents and other legal instruments necessary to the practice of insurance coverage litigation Negotiate settlements of complex insurance coverage litigation and prepare necessary settlement documentation Provide accurate and timely legal advice on a wide array of insurance coverage issues and draft memoranda analyzing such issues Provide opinions to claims groups on discrete insurance coverage issues and their impact on the company's overall exposure Interact positively and professionally with colleagues, claims groups and senior management Demonstrate high degree of sound independent judgment



Technical Experience Requirements:


  • 5+ years handling insurance coverage matters and coverage litigation
  • Detailed knowledge of local statutes, regulations, case law, local procedure, court rules, and litigation strategy
  • Ability to independently litigate insurance coverage cases in the specified jurisdiction
  • Ability to identify coverage issues and formulate efficient litigation plans based thereon
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • JD required; NY State bar admission required; NY and NJ admission preferred


It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.



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




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