Position Description

Attorney, Workers' Compensation
Location NJM - Parsippany
Position # R2001010
# of Openings 1
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"You work for NJM? That's a great company!" If you're hired at NJM, you'll hear it over and over again from friends, family and neighbors. Why? Because NJM is committed to providing its customers with superior service, and great service goes a long way. Why else is NJM called a great company? Because our employees enjoy working here, are appreciated, and are provided with a terrific benefits plan. Employees who are hired at NJM often stay at NJM – many for the duration of their careers.
                                                                                                                                
At NJM, a top-rated insurance company, we are seeking an Attorney on our Workers’ Compensation legal team with between 1 and 3 years of experience to provide defense of formal claims on behalf of NJM and its assureds.

This position is based out of our Parsippany, NJ office.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Protect the interests of NJM assureds in all litigated matters through preparation of the file, including legal research and utilization of resources available.
  • Provide assertive and aggressive defense of formal claims in various Workers’ Compensation venues on a regular basis.
  • Represent NJM in court and cover courts from Hackensack to New Brunswick and possibly other areas as needed.
  • Maintain communications with the assured during the formal adjudicatory process.


Job Requirements:

  • Must be currently licensed to practice law in NJ
  • Analytical ability and strong attention to detail
  • Team-oriented and also able to work well independently
  • Familiarity with personal injury and workers’ compensation insurance a plus
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and writing skills
  • Some trial or arbitration experience is preferred; a judicial clerkship is beneficial.
  • Ability to travel within the state and cover multiple counties.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook


 
NJM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is fully representative of the diversity that exists in the communities in which we do business.

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