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Associate Attorney

Posted Jun 27
Full Time
Seattle, Washington

Freeman Mathis & Gary is a dynamic and growing 350+ lawyer AmLaw 200 national litigation firm, with thirty-seven offices in twenty-one states. We are seeking an Attorney to join our growing practice in Seattle, Washington. The ideal candidate has at least 3+ years’ litigation experience in the areas of Insurance Coverage and/or General Liability. This individual will maintain positive contact with clients, observe confidentiality of client matters, and must be team-oriented.

Our insurance coverage team members are advisors and advocates for over two dozen carriers throughout the country including major national carriers such as Allianz, Argo, Fidelity National, Hartford, Travelers, Nationwide, Colony and the Berkley Companies.

Responsibilities: · Provide initial analysis and develop case strategy · Prepare and respond to discovery · Take and defend depositions, draft motions and attend hearings · Explain legal options to clients and bringing possible outcomes or threats to their attention. · Build relationships with clients · Ability to negotiate, research, and communicate verbally and in writing effectively.

Requirements: · Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school. · In good standing and able to practice law in the state of Washington · Strong critical thinking skills and solid academic background. · Strong sense of urgency about problem solving, meeting deadlines and achieving goals · Knowledgeable, attentive, and proactive. · Excellent communicator, negotiator, public speaker, and problem solver. · Self-motivated, and goal oriented with a track record of meeting billable hours goals. · Inclined to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision. · Detail oriented, organized and effective. · Professional and can get along with people; communicates well with staff. · Computer skills: Microsoft Word and Outlook. · Experience with iManage and/or OneDrive a plus.

What we offer: · Competitive compensation. · Opportunity for growth and advancement within the Firm. · Speaking and writing opportunities. · Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision. · Bar expenses paid by Firm. · HSA and FSA plans to help offset taxes for employees and dependents. · 401K Plan. · Company provided life insurance up to $150k. · Company paid long-term disability coverage. · Year-end bonuses and referral fee incentives. · Regular, firmwide socials and events. · Employee Assistance Program.

Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP (FMG) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees by maintaining a workplace free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. FMG complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Employment dependent on successful completion of a background check.