Insurance Attorney
Job Description

Insurance Attorney Job Description

Insurance Attorney Job Overview

An insurance attorney provides legal services for policyholders, individuals, and insurance companies to resolve or prevent conflicts related to insurance regulations and insurance laws. Insurance attorneys may give legal advice, prepare legal documents, perform legal research, draft crucial case documentation, and deliver coverage opinions. They also help resolve disputes connected to the use of insurance policies, allegations of insurance fraud, payment of insurance claims, personal injury claims, and more. An insurance attorney typically works at a law firm full-time in a corporation’s legal department, a non-profit organization, or government agency.

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Insurance Attorney Job Summary

Our well-established law firm is looking for a tactical attorney with 1-2 years of experience as an insurance attorney. We need a candidate with an exceptional commitment to service who can carry out all litigation phases, from case management and motion practice to mediations and trials. If you have insurance defense experience and persuasive oral and written communication skills, you might be the litigation attorney we’re seeking. Our team includes effective and seasoned legal professionals dedicated to providing consistent mentorship to aspiring associate attorneys. If this interests you, be sure to start your application today!


Ashburn, VA

Insurance Attorney Responsibilities

  • Represent clients with insurance coverage and civil litigation proceedings to argue court motions and in-house claims
  • Identify insurance client conflicts to determine case arguments that offer ideal options for resolution
  • Help oversee insurance firm paralegals, litigation associates, administrative staff, legal assistants, and others, as assigned
  • Develop and carry out promising legal defense strategies by performing legal research, auditing for coverage issues, and drafting legal documents
  • Weigh all available options for successful insurance case first-party action and advise clients accordingly
  • Prepare all necessary legal documents for policyholders and cases, including briefs, motions, pleadings, and correspondence
  • Provide mentorship to administrative staff in regards to insurance law, clients’ billing, invoicing, meetings, and projects

Insurance Attorney Qualifications

  • Graduation from law school with Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and experience representing clients for a minimum of two years
  • More than one year in the insurance industry as an insurance coverage attorney, insurance defense attorney, or similar role in an insurance law firm is necessary
  • Current, active membership in local bar association is required
  • Experience using legal research programs such as Westlaw and Lexis required
  • Solid decision-making, interpersonal communication, and public speaking skills are non-negotiable
  • Effectively manage the demands of a heavy caseload without the need for supervision

Insurance Attorney Compensation

$95,552 (National Average)


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