Clyde & Co is a global law firm with a pioneering heritage and a resolute focus on its core sectors of aviation, energy, infrastructure, insurance, marine, and trade. With over 2,000 lawyers operating from 50+ offices and associated offices in six continents, the firm advises insurers, corporates, financial institutions, private individuals, and government.
The Firm’s Irvine Office seeks an associate with 7-8 years of insurance coverage experience to work with their insurance coverage practice group. This practice represents the US and foreign insurers in complex, high value, high profile coverage litigation, and arbitrations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Prepare pleadings and briefs
Prepare correspondence to colleagues and clients
Analyze insurance policies, draft coverage opinions and provide coverage recommendations to clients
Conduct legal research using Westlaw/Lexis/Nexis
Draft interrogatories and document demands
Attend depositions, hearings, and mediations as required.
Skills and Competencies:
Exceptional legal writing and communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
Admitted to practice in California, additional admissions a plus
Experience working on insurance coverage litigation matters, including coverage opinions and formal correspondence to policyholders
Federal court experience