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National Litigation & Claims Management Attorney

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Legal
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
The Firm

Wilson Elser is a leading defense litigation law firm with more than 1,100 attorneys in 44 offices throughout the United States. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in the National Law Journal’s survey of the nation’s largest law firms. We’re also Mansfield Certified Plus and a Women in the Law Forum Gold Standard Law Firm.

Our employees are our lifeblood, and their training and development are managed accordingly. We place the highest premium on building their credentials and investing in their success through outstanding training and mentoring. Our employees are entrusted with meaningful assignments early and often. Combining a steep learning curve with a highly collaborative culture, vast resources and support, a broad and stable base of clients, and an impressive history of growth, Wilson Elser is the destination for individuals looking to pursue a rewarding career.

Our firm is committed to attracting and retaining professionals who value each other and the service we provide by embracing Teamwork, Collaboration, Client Service, and Innovation. If you are a motivated professional looking for a long-term fit where you can grow in a role, and will be valued and empowered, then we invite you to apply to our Litigation & Claims Management Attorney position.

The Position

We are seeking a highly skilled senior Attorney with expertise in litigation and claims management and litigation to work on our firm’s representation of a large logistics services provider throughout the country. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in issues that arise in commercial transportation litigation, handling claims across multiple jurisdictions, and managing litigation processes from inception to resolution. This role requires a proactive and strategic thinker who can navigate complex legal issues and provide sound counsel to our clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Independently supervise and manage a litigation caseload, overseeing cases from beginning to end
  • Management of national claims program
  • Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and company policies throughout the claims and litigation processes.
  • Negotiate settlements and agreements on behalf of clients, demonstrating strong advocacy and negotiation skills.
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues across departments and offices, contributing to a cohesive and supportive team environment.

Qualifications

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in at least one state
  • 5-10+ years of general casualty, commercial, government or administrative litigation experience
  • Transportation and logistics, trucking, and related regulatory experience preferred
  • Experience with emerging e-commerce / gig economy legal issues preferred, but not required
  • Experience managing a national liability claims program preferred, but not required
  • Client counseling experience preferred
  • eDiscovery experience preferred
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Legal project and process management experience preferred
  • Sophisticated technical skills necessary

Why Should You Apply?

  • Flexibility: Remote and hybrid work arrangements to support work-life blend
  • Benefits: Outstanding benefits package, including 401k match and generous PTO plan
  • Career Growth: Ample opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Employee Perks: Access to corporate discount plans and other benefits

Application Process

Wilson Elser is a firm focused on its commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com, and place “National Litigation & Claims Management Attorney” in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm’s policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by the law.