Insurance Defense Attorney- New England Complex Case Team

The Hanover Insurance Group

4.6

(63)

MA

Why you should apply for a job to The Hanover Insurance Group:

  • 4.6/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 90% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 94% would recommend this company to other women
  • 92% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Paid time off for family support.
  • Adoption assistance benefit.
  • Annual hands-on volunteer opportunities to give back to the community.
  • #26662

    Position summary

    le. Computer literacy, including MS Word, Lexis/Westlaw, and daily management of e-mail and calendar is a must. Likewise, possession of a valid driver's license, and the ability to travel to all the venues we cover is essential. This is a full time/exempt position.

    In this role, you will:

    • Meets with clients and claims professionals to resolve cases in the most cost effective manner
    • Conducts pre-trials, mediations, arbitrations or any other legal activity required
    • May independently conduct trials
    • Advises claim professionals on the evaluations of legal files
    • Provides legal advice to clients and other claim professionals as needed
    • Negotiates settlements as directed
    • Attends round tables

    What you need to apply:

    • 7+ years of experience in automobile and general liability matters, with first-chair jury trial experience preferred.
    • The candidate will be admitted to the Massachusetts bar and must be licensed to practice law in those jurisdiction.
    • Must have insurance defense jury trial experience
    • Must have a valid driver's license, an acceptable MVR and an ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Admission to the federal bar is preferred but not required.
    • Able to work in a team environment with other attorneys, adjusters, claims professionals and support staff
    • Computer literacy, including MS Word, Lexis/Westlaw, and daily management of e-mail and calendar
    • Advocacy: Solid knowledge and ability to assist, defend or plead for another on moderately complex cases
    • Negotiation Skills: Consistently influences claim outcomes through demonstration of effective negotiation techniques
    • Communication: Strong ability to deliberately and precisely exchange thoughts and opinions with one or more persons and to effectively translate legal language and ideas into layman's terms
    • Decision Making: Strong ability to arrive at a determination in moderate to complex situations after careful consideration of facts and law without undo procrastination
    • Organization Skills: Strong ability to categorize and prioritize work and information to effectively and efficiently maximize productivity
    • Investigative Skills: Proficiency in following up step by step on inquiry or observation and search and examine with care and accuracy. Consistently able to take evidence that may be used in reaching a legal conclusion
    • Legal Research: Proficiency in locating cases, treaties, codified laws and statutes aimed at the discovery and interpretation of law and to draw a reasonable and accurate conclusion or render an opinion there from
    • Courtroom Skills: Able to demonstrate appropriate courtroom behavior, attire and decorum and is knowledgeable of the rules and regulations that govern proceedings and conduct in courts of law or other legal forums and tribunals. Provides the highest professional service to clients and claims professionals
    • Career Development: Takes proactive responsibility for their career development. Maintains the necessary skill levels
    • Trial Skills: Has the ability to effectively present evidence and arguments of law to a judge or jury for determination of the facts at issue
    • Business/Industry: Has an interest and solid knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends and information affecting The Hanover Insurance Group's businesses; Knowledgeable in the basic principles of property and casualty insurance
    • Agile and Adaptive: Recognizes unexpected challenges and is able to be resilient, shift and remain on course
    • Mentor and Teach: Willingness and ability to mentor and teach others

    Physical demands & work environment:

    • Ability to use a personal computer and other standard office equipment

    • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods

    • Required to work on-site as needed

    • Ability to travel as necessary

    • Ability to work hours in excess of 40 hours per week

    • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing or stressful environment

    • Ability to operate a motor vehicle

    CAREER DEVELOPMENT:

    It's not just a job, it's a career, and we are here to support you every step of the way. We want you to be successful and fulfilled. Through on-the-job experiences, personalized coaching and our robust learning and development programs, we encourage you - at every level - to grow and develop.

    BENEFITS:

    We offer comprehensive benefits to help you be healthy, build financial security, and balance work and home life. At The Hanover, you'll enjoy what you do and have the support you need to succeed.

    Benefits include:

    • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
    • 401K with a company match
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • PTO
    • Company paid holidays
    • Flexible work arrangements
    • Cultural Awareness Day in support of IDE
    • On-site medical/wellness center (Worcester only)
    • Click here for the full list of Benefits

    EEO statement:

    The Hanover values diversity in the workplace and among our customers. The company provides equal opportunity for employment and promotion to all qualified employees and applicants on the basis of experience, training, education, and ability to do the available work without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other status protected by law.

    Furthermore, The Hanover Insurance Group is committed to providing an equal opportunity workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment based on national origin, race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by law."

    As an equal opportunity employer, Hanover does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities who wish to request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, or to perform essential job functions, should contact us at: [email protected] and include the link of the job posting in which you are interested.

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    Other details

    • Job Function Legal
    • Pay Type Salary

    Why you should apply for a job to The Hanover Insurance Group:

  • 4.6/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 90% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 94% would recommend this company to other women
  • 92% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Paid time off for family support.
  • Adoption assistance benefit.
  • Annual hands-on volunteer opportunities to give back to the community.