Bressler, Amery & Ross, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national practice, seeks an Insurance Defense Associate in either of our Florida offices.

The associate attorney is responsible for assisting and/or managing a caseload, subject to Principal supervision, and will assist in the representation of clients in legal business transactions, arbitration, litigation, and regulatory investigations. 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Provide guidance to clients concerning business transactions, legal rights and obligations;
  • Research and interpret laws, statutes, rulings and regulations to determine anticipated impact on client interest and cases;
  • Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents;
  • Evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in case preparation;
  • Prepare and draft legal documents for review by Principal;
  • Confer with Principals and colleagues with specialties in appropriate areas of legal issue to establish and verify bases for legal advice and strategy for legal proceedings;
  • Conducting and defending depositions and presenting oral arguments at court hearings
  • Perform administrative functions related to the practice of law.

 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school;
  • Member in good standing of the state bar;
  • Knowledge of state law is essential;
  • Superb creativity, perseverance, cognitive and reasoning abilities;
  • Strong analytical skills used for complex legal issues;
  • Ability to appraise, interpret and apply legal principles and precedents to difficult legal problems;
  • Must be able to concisely and accurately communicate, both orally and in writing;
  • Proficient in conducting legal research;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with others, including peers and Principals of the firm.
  • Preferably 5-9 years of experience in first-party property insurance defense, as well as experience in defending insurer corporate representative and field adjuster depositions; However, we are willing to consider candidates with 5-9 years of legal practice experience in different areas of practice.

Send resume via email to:  hr@bressler.com or via USPS:  Human Resources, Bressler, Amery & Ross, 325 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ  07932.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran.

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