Staff Attorney

<p><strong>Personal, compassionate service is what we're known for at NJM. We seek the best and brightest to help our customers when they need us most. As part of the NJM team, you'll not only enjoy some of the best benefits in the industry, you'll also be joining a company that's committed to professional development, diversity and innovative thinking.&nbsp;</strong></p>

West Trenton, NJ

NJM Insurance Group

<strong>Insurance is our business. Service is our passion. That's what sets us apart in an industry whose most important job is to be there for people when they need us most. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is repeatedly recognized by leading, independent consumer publications, which rate us as providing among the best service in the country. Founded by customers for customers, at our core, we&rsquo;re simply people devoted to helping people.<br /><br />The last thing you need after you file a claim is a long wait for answers. Rest assured in knowing that NJM is repeatedly recognized for outstanding claim satisfaction in leading consumer surveys, the results of which are based entirely on customer feedback. We also performed well in a consumer report from the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance.<br /></strong> https://www.njm.com/

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Professional

Overview: <span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Our General Claims Legal Department is seeking an attorney with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in handling New Jersey and Pennsylvania general insurance defense work, principally related to auto accident and premises liability issues.</span>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Supervise the handling of insurance defense litigation.</span></li> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Develop and implement litigation strategy with outside defense counsel.</span></li> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Assist General Claims staff with coverage and other miscellaneous claims questions, regulatory complaints, fraud investigations, etc.</span></li> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Prepare summaries for General Claims staff of legal developments; e.g., case law, statutory and regulatory updates.</span><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;"> &nbsp;</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">JD and admission to NJ Bar required</span></li> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">4-7 years of experience handling NJ general insurance defense work</span></li> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and time management skills</span></li> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Must be decisive and have strong organizational skills</span></li> <li><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Some coverage work, trial and arbitration experience is preferred and a judicial clerkship is beneficial</span></li> </ul>