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Attorney II

Chubb
Posted May 10
Full Time
Tampa, Florida

Job Description

Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment. Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills. We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background, has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success.

Job Title: Litigation Counsel

Position Description

The Chubb Staff Counsel office of McGuinness & Cicero is currently seeking candidates for a litigation attorney in our Tampa, Florida office. As a member of Florida Staff Counsel, this attorney will be responsible for defending general liability and casualty cases brought in the state and federal courts of Florida against Chubb’s insureds. Specific duties will include having full-file responsibility over assigned cases (including trial, motion practice, discovery, pleading, mediation, appeals, etc.). Another key aspect of this position requires preparing regular reports and evaluations on assigned cases.

Work Location

This position is located in Tampa, Florida. Other office located in Sunrise, Florida.

Travel

Yes. Attorneys are expected to handle matters venued in several jurisdictions within Florida.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Admission To The Florida Bar And The U.S. District Courts Of Florida. Candidates Must Have The Following Skill Sets In Order To Provide High Quality Legal Representation And Service To Our Clients

  • Prior jury trial experience on high-exposure cases;
  • Strong knowledge and grasp of current procedural and substantive law for both state and federal practice in matters involving wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, premises liability, construction accidents and defects, motor vehicle liability, products liability, and defamation;
  • Effective verbal and written advocacy and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to apply analytical skills to address complex legal issues;
  • Ability and willingness to proactively communicate with and report to clients, Claims staff and other members of Staff Counsel;
  • Strong research and writing skills;
  • Computer skills to be able to effectively utilize the firm’s electronic case management system, perform electronic research, draft pleadings, and file / serve court documents electronically;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skill with the ability to work in a high volume environment.

All interested applicants must apply online. The attorneys and staff of McGuinness & Cicero are employees of ACE American Insurance Company, a Chubb Company. Chubb does not accept resumes from unsolicited third-party agencies or recruiters. No fees will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates in this manner.

About Us

Chubb is a world leader in insurance. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance, and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally.

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.