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Attorney, Hicksville, NY

Job Description
Key Position Details
GEICO's Brooklyn Staff Counsel is seeking an attorney for our Hicksville office. The position requires the attorney to have the necessary experience to immediately assume a full caseload of moderate severity and complexity cases. Applicants must be licensed in New York. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational, writing, analytical and computer skills. Applicants must have strong CHG timeliness, audit, and client survey and closure ratio results. Applicant must be able to travel to court, arbitrations, depositions and all other file related events.
Candidate requirements specified below:
License in good standing to practice law in applicable jurisdictions.
Position requires a minimum of 3 years' experience in personal injury litigation or 5 years' litigation experience.
TRAVELS as required, including but not limited, to attend trials, hearings, depositions, management meetings and conferences.
Must be able to use a keyboard and a mouse.
Must be able to multi-task.
Must be able to access and utilize multiple pieces of office equipment that may require simultaneous use.
Must be able to communicate in a professional manner in person, via telephone and/or email.
Essential Functions:
RESEARCHES laws and PREPARES legal briefs, opinions, and memoranda.
RENDERS opinions on liability, damages, and value as requested by the Claims Department.
PREPARES and HANDLES pleadings, motions, and discovery, to include depositions/examinations before trial and examinations under oath based on jurisdiction.
DEFENDS by trial, arbitration, or mediation all matters assigned, as applicable.
Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00am €“ 5:30pm
Salary: Based on experience
About Geico
For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.
Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program , including:
401(k) and profit-sharing plans
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
Tuition reimbursement
Associate assistance program
Flexible spending accounts
Business casual dress
Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
Associate clubs and sports teams
Volunteer opportunities
GEICO Federal Credit Union
Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.
GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens on applicants who accept employment offers.
How to Apply
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