1+ months

Associate Attorney

Chartwell Law
Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Job Code
    144266270
  • Jobs Rated
    138th
Description:

Chartwell Law is a uniquely different law firm. We pride ourselves on our collaborative work environment, our respect and care for staff and attorneys alike, and the creative and effective solutions we develop for clients. With over 160 attorneys in 20 offices located throughout the United States, our attorneys represent and counsel businesses in a wide variety of legal matters ranging from general liability to employment law to complex insurance coverage issues to high-stakes commercial litigation. In 2019, Chartwell Law was named one of the fastest-growing firms by the National Law Journal.


Chartwell Law has an opening for an experienced Associate for our complex Insurance Coverage and Insurance Defense practice groups located in our Philadelphia office. Experience working in state and federal courts with bad faith insurance claims and/or complex litigation also required. Successful applicants will have exceptional writing, research and litigation skills. They are proactive and highly driven individuals. Partnership candidates with portable work will be considered.


Primary duties include:

  • File review and legal analysis of claims and causes of action
  • Perform extensive legal research and drafting of substantial briefs, memos, pleadings and appellate briefs
  • Regularly represent clients in court, at arbitrations and in depositions
  • Draft and respond to discovery
  • Retention of and collaboration with expert witnesses
  • Trial preparation and trial attendance

Some travel may be required

.Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience in insurance defense and bad faith claims
  • J.D degree from an ABA-approved law school
  • Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania; other states a plus
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid research abilities and written and oral communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, ability to self-manage and work in a team environment.
  • Must respond promptly to e-mail and phone inquiries
  • Excellent client skills and telephone manner

Benefits Include:

  • Innovative financial incentive bonus program that rewards entrepreneurial initiative
  • Proactive support and training for marketing objectives
  • Excellent Benefits including 401k match
  • Exceptional growth and advancement opportunities

Applicants should submit a Resume, Writing Sample and Salary Requirements for full consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer.





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Overall Rating: 138/199
Median Salary: $120,910

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