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Staff Attorney (Workers' Compensation)

Professional Diversity Network
Posted Nov 12
Full Time
Trenton, New Jersey

At NJM, a top-rated insurance company, we are seeking an Attorney on our Workers' Compensation legal team with between 3 and 5 years of experience to provide defense of formal claims on behalf of NJM and its assureds.

**Job Responsibilities


  • Protect the interests of NJM assureds in all litigated matters through preparation of the file, including legal research and utilization of resources available.
  • Provide assertive and aggressive defense of formal claims in various Workers' Compensation venues on a regular basis.
  • Represent NJM in court and cover courts from Newark to Mount Holly and possibly other areas as needed.
  • Maintain communications with the assured during the formal adjudicatory process.

**Job Requirements


  • Must be currently licensed to practice law in NJ
  • Analytical ability and strong attention to detail
  • Team-oriented and also able to work well independently
  • Familiarity with personal injury and workers' compensation insurance a plus
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and writing skills
  • Some trial or arbitration experience is preferred; a judicial clerkship is beneficial.
  • Ability to travel within the state and cover multiple counties.
  • WC experience in multiple jurisdictions is a plus.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook

Legal Disclaimer: NJM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is fully representative of the diversity that exists in the communities in which we do business.