Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm with 440 partners, 1800 lawyers, 2500 legal professionals, and 4000 staff in over 50 offices and associated offices worldwide. The firm specializes in the sectors that move, build and power our connected world and the insurance that underpins it, including: transport; infrastructure; energy; and trade & commodities.
Clyde & Co has an opportunity in Phoenix, AZ for an insurance coverage litigation associate with 2-4 years of experience. We are looking for a bright, ambitious, highly motivated lawyer, with experience in complex insurance coverage litigation matters. Excellent writing skills are a must. Our practice in Phoenix, AZ represents and advises insurers in coverage matters involving both property and liability coverages, including CGL, professional liability, inland marine, construction defects, ‘directors and officers’ liability, and represents insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation in federal and state courts throughout the Southwest.
Draft pleadings and briefs;
Prepare and respond to written discovery
Prepare correspondence to colleagues and clients;
Analyze insurance policies, drafting coverage opinions and providing recommendations for clients;
Conduct legal research using Westlaw/Lexis/Nexis;
Review documents in preparation for litigation; Attend and conduct depositions, hearings, and mediations as required;
Submit filings to the court.
Strong research, writing, and analytical skills;
Interpersonal, leadership, and mentoring skills;
Ability to handle matters of a highly sensitive nature;
Ability to handle time sensitive matters;
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects;
Excellent organizational and time management skills;
Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly.
Admitted to practice in Arizona – additional admission(s) is/are a plus;
2-4 years of insurance coverage experience;
Excellent academic credentials; Solid work history