personal injury,workers compensation,commercial civil,discrimination
Litigation Associate - Worker’s Compensation, Labor and Employment, First Party Property
Advise clients on legal rights and obligations in areas of first party property insurance defense; worker’s compensation; and labor and employment law. First Party Property Insurance Defense: analyze extensive carrier claims files and gather evidence to formulate defensive strategies for settlement negotiations and trial preparation; prepare initial evaluation/litigation recommendation reports for adjusters; attend court hearings; attend/conduct mediations; attend/conduct depositions of Plaintiffs, field adjusters, and corporate representatives; draft discovery pleadings and complex motions; and negotiate settlement agreements. Worker’s Compensation: analyze extensive claimant medical records, carrier claims files, employer personnel files; prepare initial evaluation/litigation recommendation reports for adjusters; and prepare discovery pleadings. Labor and Employment: assist the managing partner in offering guidance to Human Resources professionals regarding employee relations, hiring, termination, and employee handbooks; analyze extensive employer personnel files; and prepare discovery pleadings and complex motions. Interpret and research regulations, rules, and statutes for clients.