Insurance Defense Associate Attorney

Wilson Elser
White Plains
Oct 08, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Wilson Elser's White Plains office is currently seeking Insurance Defense Associate Attorneys.This is an excellent opportunity for attorneys looking to take on engaging, substantive responsibilities as part of a general liability defense team within a national firm. These associate attorneys will work on tight-knit groups alongside experienced partners and other associates.Qualifications•JD from an accredited Law School•Must be admitted to practice in the state of New York•2 - 7 years of litigation experience•Defense experience with one or more of the following: insurance defense, general liability, auto liability, construction liability (New York Labor Law 240 / 241), premises liability, or products liability•Trial or tort experience as Assistant Corporation Counsel will also be considered•Deposition experience is a plus•Excellent legal writing skills•Legal project management experience is helpfulIf your background and experience align with these qualifications and you want to advance your career with one of the nation's leading law firms, please send your credentials to and indicate White Plains Insurance Defense Associate Attorney in the subject line, or apply online.Our attorneys benefit from the many resources afforded by a large firm. They enjoy a team structure that relies heavily on client-facing, hands-on experience. They are encouraged to take advantage of our National Attorney Training program and in-house continuing legal education (CLE) series.Wilson Elser, a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm (), serves its clients with nearly 800 attorneys in 30 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, it ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms. Wilson Elser serves a growing, loyal base of clients with innovative thinking and an in-depth understanding of their respective businesses.We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

Company Description:

Wilson Elser is a full-service law firm with nearly 800 attorneys, representing more than 50 service areas in 30 offices throughout the United States. Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is listed in the Top 50 by The National Law Journal. With a full-service office in London and a network of affiliate firms in France, Germany and Mexico, Wilson Elser routinely provides legal advice and representation throughout the world.

While Wilson Elser's heritage and primary focus is insurance defense, it increasingly has expanded into the corporate and transactional realms in order to better serve its clients. Along these lines, the firm currently has a broad range of practice areas, members of which will often work on multidisciplinary and/or multijurisdictional teams in order to identify sound, comprehensive and innovative solutions to complex legal issues.