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Attorney - Civil Construction and Insurance


Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Dec 03,2019

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nnJob DescriptionnExciting opportunity to join Civil Construction Client as in-house counsel with a focus on civil construction legal and insurance claims matters.Client DetailsCivil Construction client. DescriptionThe Claims Attorney will: Attend and defend company at violation hearings throughout the 5 boroughs - including DOT, DOB and DEP Violations.Negotiation of settlements on an as needed basis - including release documentation as needed.Non-Insurance related Contract Reviews - including drawing up additional language as needed.Negotiating collateral and collateral refunds from carriers.Ongoing development of injury procedure.Track and monitor deposition scheduling.Legal responses to Plaintiff's counsel prior to claims being officially being made.Obtain and maintain insurance and ID cards for all vehicles.Independently procures and purchases insurance and negotiates terms and pricing with various and different insurance carriers.Closing out and resolving the insurance and surety issues for projects with respect to insurance carrier audits.Negotiating collateral and collateral refunds from carriers.Maintaining a fundamental and thorough understanding of the claims process most importantly with respect to reserves and the development of claims.Maintaining a fundamental and thorough understanding of the claims process most importantly with respect to reserves and the development of claims.Independently responding to inquiries on subcontractor bonding.Conduct Prime and Subcontract contract reviews for insurance terms and verification including the exercise of independent decision making when procuring insurance under such terms.Owner contract reviews related to insurance.Understanding direct, indirect, consequential and liquidated damages with respect to available insurance.Work with insurance carriers and brokers to close out insurance claims expeditiouslyCoordinate with attorneys on all insurance claim matters including; gathering information regarding the claim, coordinating with operations, collecting daily project information pertaining to claims.Responsible for collecting all incident reports from operations, ensuring that operations are documenting incidents properly.Ensuring that all subcontractors, suppliers, and consultants insurance certificates and policies are acceptable according to The Company's subcontractor and purchase order agreements.ProfileJD/LLM from a US Law School2 years of experience as a practicing attorney with relevant civil construction and insurance experienceThorough understanding of civil construction legal matters Thorough understanding of general liability, excess liability, workers' compensation, professional liability, pollution liability, builders' risk, property, equipment and OCIP/CCIP policies and the insurance coverages contained in these policiesUnderstanding the carrier billing process for premiums and claimAdmission to NY State Bar Job OfferCompetitive base salaryBonusnnJob RequirementsnJD with minimum of 2 years of relevant insurance experience as an attorney.rnThorough understanding of insurance issues.

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