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Casualty Attorney – Lead

Meaders & Alfaro

This is a Full-time position in Dallas, TX posted July 8, 2021.

Location: Dallas, Texas, , United States
Posted: 2021-06-04
Position Title: Casualty Attorney
– Lead
Company Name: Meaders & Alfaro
Sector: Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Casualty Attorney
– Lead
Description
Position can sit in either Dallas or Houston, TX
Competencies/Tech Skills: Lead Casualty Counsel Houston Texas.

As a member of Texas House Counsel, this attorney will be responsible for defending Chubb’s insureds in a variety of litigation including insurance defense, casualty defense, premises, auto, commercial litigation, products liability, general negligence and some possible labor and employment matters.

The position will be responsible for some management responsibilities over casualty and general liability in the Houston area with an ability to run an individual docket of cases and supervise other attorneys in the Houston office.

Applications from the Dallas market are being accepted with the expectation of monthly travel to the Houston office.

This work would include litigation in state and Federal Courts and before governing agencies and responding to demand letters and charges of discrimination.

The individual would work on a wide variety of general casualty and some claims of professional liability.

Some cases will be a higher exposure and significant potential liability cases.

Specific duties will include: trial work, conducting and defending depositions and engaging in other pre-trial discovery, drafting pleadings, engaging in motion practice, researching, briefing and arguing appellate matters, appearing in administrative agency matters, representing client at mediation, negotiating settlements, generating reports, evaluations on assigned cases and supervision and management of the general liability staff in the Houston office.
Qualifications
Position Description: Admission to Texas State bar and the U.S.

District Courts of Texas.

Must have at least 5 years of casualty litigation experience.

Additional insurance defense experience including in negligence, products and premises liability, property damage and automobile accidents is preferred.

Must have experience litigating a broad range of matters in state and federal court and able to work independently on same.

Must have strong knowledge of current procedural and substantive law, as well as Federal, state and administrative agency rules.

Must be able to demonstrate effective oral and written advocacy skills and negotiation tactics.

Must have an ability to apply analytical skills in addressing complex legal issues.

Must be able and willing to proactively communicate with clients, Claims staff and other members of House Counsel.

EEO Statement
At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it.

Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, age, and pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by law.

Performance and qualifications are the only basis upon which we hire, assign, promote, compensate, develop and retain employees.

Chubb prohibits all unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation against any individual who reports discrimination or harassment.

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