May perform other duties as assigned.
Reporting Relationships: Managing Trial Attorney
Typical Skills and Experiences:
Education: Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law
License/Certification/Designation: Maintains an active
license in the state in which the position is located.
Experience: Typically, more than eight years of relevant
civil litigation experience in property and casualty insurance
defense or subrogation.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Has significant
litigation experience in property and casualty insurance defense or
subrogation. Engages in complex legal practices and procedures
throughout all court and agencies in the assigned jurisdiction.
Highly effective and professional written and verbal communication
skills. Highly collaborative, capable to work with staff and other
attorneys on-site and remotely, as well as serving as a role model
and mentor to other associates within the office. Significant
negotiation skills. Ability to process information efficiently and
effectively. Excellent analytical and legal skills. Resourceful,
creative thinker. Computer savvy with a working knowledge of basic
software and use of same. Capable of adapting to changes in the law
and changes to technology in the law and court systems (e.g.
electronic filings, etc.) Strong time management and organization
skills. Decision making ability to set work priorities and make
recommendations. Ability to initiate, organize and coordinate
complex projects and cases. Leadership skills used in direct and/or
indirect influencing such as motivating, problem solving, business
strengthening and development with colleagues, clients and claims
Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and
experiences may take precedence.
Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring
managers leader and Human Resources Business Partner.
Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the
Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors. Complies with the private
practice of law policy and the ethical rules of the state where the
position is located. Must also acknowledge and comply with all
corporate and NTD policies and procedures.
Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt).
Working Conditions: Generally, a normal office
environment, but depending on the needs of the office the position
may be staffed working from home. Frequent travel. Occasional
overnight travel. Extended hours are often necessary to meet the
demands of the profession.
ADA: The above statements cover what are generally
believed to be principal and essential functions of this job.
Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to
the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.
Credit Check: Due to the fiduciary accountabilities of
this job, a valid credit check and/or background which will be
required as part of the selection process.
Job Evaluation Activity: 5/2020 KLG