Staff Attorney (Workers' Compensation)

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NJM Insurance

<p><strong>This isn&rsquo;t just insurance.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s NJM.</strong></p> <p>When you join the NJM family, you&rsquo;ll work with talented people who care about doing the right thing by our policyholders as well as each other. You&rsquo;ll be part of a financially strong and stable company that has flourished on relationships, integrity and service for more than a century. NJM is a special place where you can propel your career, help others and make friends &ndash; all at the same time.&nbsp;</p> <p>NJM is proud to offer our employees continuous learning options, outstanding benefits, access to wellness programs, and a wide range of opportunities to give back to the communities we are privileged to serve.&nbsp;</p> <p>Leading, independent consumer publications repeatedly recognize our commitment to customer and claims satisfaction. In addition, NJM has been named to the Forbes list of the Best Employers in New Jersey three years in a row, based on feedback directly from our employees.</p>

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Full time

Overview: At NJM, a top-rated insurance company, we are seeking an Attorney on our Workers&rsquo; Compensation legal team with between 3 and 5 years of experience to provide defense of formal claims on behalf of NJM and its assureds.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Protect the interests of NJM assureds in all litigated matters through preparation of the file, including legal research and utilization of resources available.</li> <li>Provide assertive and aggressive defense of formal claims in various Workers&rsquo; Compensation venues on a regular basis.</li> <li>Represent NJM in court and cover courts from Newark to Mount Holly and possibly other areas as needed.</li> <li>Maintain communications with the assured during the formal adjudicatory process.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div> <div> <div> <div> <ul> <li>Must be currently licensed to practice law in NJ.</li> <li>Analytical ability and strong attention to detail.</li> <li>Team-oriented and also able to work well independently.</li> <li>Familiarity with personal injury and workers&rsquo; compensation insurance a plus.</li> <li>Excellent negotiation, communication and writing skills.</li> <li>Some trial or arbitration experience is preferred; a judicial clerkship is beneficial.</li> <li>Ability to travel within the state and cover multiple counties.</li> <li>WC experience in multiple jurisdictions is a plus.</li> <li>Computer skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook.</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Legal Disclaimer: NJM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is fully representative of the diversity that exists in the communities in which we do business.</p>