Field Counsel

COMPANY NAME: Liberty Mutual Insurance

JOB TITLE: Field Counsel (Raynham-Providence – 35147)

COUNTRY: United States STATE/PROVINCE: Massachusetts CITY: Taunton ZIP CODE: 02780

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Liberty Mutual Insurance

“Helping people live safer, more secure lives” since 1912, Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified global insurer and third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on A.M. Best Company’s report of 2010 net written premium. Liberty Mutual also ranks 82nd on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2010 revenue.  As of December 31, 2010, Liberty Mutual had $112.4 billion in consolidated assets, $95.4 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $33.2 billion in annual consolidated revenue.

Liberty Mutual Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products and services,  including personal automobile, homeowners, workers compensation, property, commercial automobile, general liability, global specialty, group disability, reinsurance and surety.

Liberty Mutual Insurance (www.libertymutual.com) employs over 45,000 people in more than 900 offices throughout the world.

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Advance your Legal career at Liberty Mutual – A Fortune 100 Company!

Liberty Mutual has an exciting opportunity for an attorney. As a Field Counsel you will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.

Responsibilities:

Field Counsel      * Case/Matter/Trial Experience: 7 to 10 years of progressively more mature litigation and case handling experience since Bar admission.  Civil Trial experience is critical to this position.  Sole file responsibility with supervision/ratification.      * Lawyer must be admitted in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts.      * Client Relations Skills: Lawyer must have solid basic client relations skills for both [the RI and MA PAL Commercial and Personal Markets].  Ability to communicate clearly and earn the trust and confidence of claims personnel is expected. Incumbent needs to quickly develop and then maintain excellent communications and relationships with clients, measured by formal and informal feedback from the claims clients.      * This position requires a fundamental understanding of the insurance industry and Liberty Mutual business. The position requires a committed customer focus in situations where a modest level of sophistication is acceptable.      * Supervision of Others/Delegation Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate basic capabilities in paralegal and support staff supervision for a high volume practice.      * Operations/Compliance: Ability to understand and establish metrics, willingness to work within existing framework critical; collaboration abilities and aptitudes must be evident;      * Office Systems and Use of Technology: Incumbent has a high degree of knowledge, comfort and capabilities with use of forms and templates and technology.      * Case Management: Incumbent is willing to learn and to develop critical litigation and operational skills. This includes ability for ongoing review of case strategy, stages and total matter management of cost.      * Reputation in courts, jurisdictional expertise: It is expected that the incumbent will develop this reputation over time.      * Communication: Basic communication skills and capabilities are very important to the success of this position. Ability to deal constructively with Opposing Counsel is important.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Qualifications:      * Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts.      * A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.      * The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical.      * Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.      * Civil Trial experience is critical.

Benefits:

We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:      * 401K and Company paid pension plan      * Medical coverage      * Dental coverage      * Paid time-off      * Pay-for-Performance      * Discounts on automobile and homeowner’s insurance      * Discount fitness memberships      * Flexible spending accounts      * Tuition reimbursement      * Vision care coverage      * Work/Life resources      * Accidental death & dismemberment insurance      * Credit Union membership      * Employee and Dependent life insurance      * Disability insurance      * Long-term care insurance

Overview:

We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.

We believe that the Company’s success is inextricably linked to our employees’ satisfaction and success: satisfaction that they work for an industry leader committed to improving safety, satisfaction that they work for a company that does the right thing, and satisfaction that the company will reward them for their contributions and provide opportunities for personal growth and success.

We believe our employees take pride in knowing that they help people live safer more secure lives everyday.

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