Complex Litigation Counsel

AllstateFull TimeRemote

Role overview

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.


We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Family Summary

The Litigation Services Attorney job family is responsible for managing Insurance Defense and other Litigation / Disputes work 

Job Summary:

Represents the Company in Special Investigations/Litigation to counter fraud against the company on No-Fault and related matters. Filing of affirmative litigation in both state and federal courts. Prepares for and conducts EUOs, hearings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, depositions, and trials. Prepare and argue pre and post-trial motions, and prepares for/attends all court conferences and hearings. Provides project management, coordination, and collaboration between legal teams within Law and Regulation with business clients.  Conducts research, substantive drafting, reviewing, advising, and negotiating for more complex matters.  

Key Responsibilities:


  • Prepare affirmative litigation in Federal and State Courts
  • Review file assignments prepare pleadings, propound discovery, gather evidence, strategize for resolution
  • Partners with clients to develop handle all facets of discovery and trial preparation
  • Review and gather documentary evidence
  • Prepare witnesses and clients  for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses 
  • Conduct depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents 
  • Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.), including Federal Court
  • Conducts settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g. mediations, arbitrations, etc.)
  • Conducts trials and/or available alternative dispute resolution options. Prepare motions in liminie and summary documents
  • Draft post-trial motions
  • Negotiates settlement and drafts related documents
  • Prepare for and participates in appeals
  • Provide legal opinions to claims clients
  • Investigate and pursue actions involving fraud against the company in No-Fault related matters
  • Review and determine strategy for legal issues sent to home office 
  • Participate in business process reviews with claims clients


  • Core Competencies 
    • Intermediate skills/abilities/experiences in the following areas:  legal knowledge, business knowledge, issue management, analytical skills, influencing others, coaching and development, self development, and productivity
  • Other Requisites
    • Possesses a juris doctorate and a license to practice law in NY or MI Federal Court admission
    • 7+ years related experience typical.  SIU and/or Federal Court experience strongly preferred.  
    • Ability to manage complex litigation cases 
    • Computer skills, including MS Office suite, used in or related to the tasks performed 
    • Exercises discretion and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
    • Demonstrates ethics and integrity
    • Has relevant experience within a reputable law firm or an in-house legal department for a mid- to large-sized organization
    • Insurance-industry experience preferred
    • Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes
  • Management & Supervisory Skills
    • Budget management skills
    • Project management skills  
    • Able to interact with all levels of personnel and supervise/oversee the work of more junior resources
    • Utilizes subject matter expertise to coach and guide less experienced team members

***Location: This is a home work office location role within New York or Michigan, but must be able to travel to local courts for appearances 

Compensation offered for this role is $102,500.00-$175,000.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.


***This role is also bonus eligible


Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.


As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit


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