Insurance Coverage Attorney, Garden City NY

Garden City, New York

Insurance Coverage Attorney

Experience: 3+ years

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Multi-office, multi-state law firm, Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady, is seeking an insurance coverage associate attorney with at least 3 years of experience to join their Garden City, New York office.  Some travel may be required. The candidate will be working with internationally recognized partners and work on complex challenging insurance legal issues. The candidate will analyze insurance and reinsurance policies, draft insurance coverage opinions and respond to regulatory inquiries. Litigation experience is a plus. The candidate should be admitted to practice in the State of New York (CT, NJ, PA admission is a plus). Federal Court experience is a plus. 

This position requires a high level of motivation, flexibility, initiative, and accountability. The ideal candidate should have the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, with strong and professional communications skills, and be friendly and outgoing. The candidate will interact and work on matters across the firm’s footprint. This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys who are looking to expand their career and work within a firm of highly responsive partners, associates, and legal support staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing insurance policies and drafting insurance coverage opinions

  • Ability to read and comprehend complex insurance contracts and assess the legal issues related to the contracts

  • Communicate with clients and provide coverage recommendations

  • Drafting of pleadings, motions and written discovery

  • Handling assigned caseload both independently and with supervision commensurate with experience

  • Perform extensive legal research

  • Attendance at depositions, court appearances and motion practice

  • Ability to handle assigned caseload both independently and with supervision

  • Maintain an excellent relationship with clients, including complying with all client guidelines

  • Ensure all deadlines are met

  • Accurately record and maintain billable hours

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Exceptional writing, research and analytical skills. The ideal candidate must take pride in delivering an error-free product.

  • Admitted to practice in the State of New York (PA, NJ and/or CT admission is a plus)

  • Federal Court experience is a plus

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in insurance coverage or similar insurance experience (reinsurance, regulatory)

  • Experience in insurance policy analysis, as well as written discovery, motions and depositions

  • Exceptional in other areas of the law should be highlighted and will be considered. For example, insurance defense experience.

We cultivate a working environment that provides a humane, sustainable approach to earning a living and living in our world — for ourselves and for our clients. Further, we are committed to reducing our costs, and our footprint on the planet, by integrating virtually and avoiding the traditional “brick and mortar” costs associated with operating a law firm. We achieve this by ensuring that our team comes from diverse socio-economic, cultural, geographic, and educational backgrounds. We believe diversity is required to bring a variety of perspectives and approaches to our clients’ needs.   

Salary is commensurate with experience and skill set. Position offers benefits, including health, life, short-term and long-term disability, as well as 401k, flexible work and paid time off. 

For New York City Applicants:  Salary range: $35.00 - $70.00/hr. ($72,800.00 - $145,600.00), plus may be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus. The anticipated salary range is for candidates who will work in New York City. The salary offered to a successful candidate will depend upon the individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and other job-related factors permitted by law.  Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady, LLP, is a multi-state employer and this salary range may not reflect positions that work only in other states. 

If you’re interested in becoming part of a truly collaborative team consistent with our mission, core value, business goals, and promises to each other, then your journey begins here.

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