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Litigation and Claims Management Attorney

4/13/21 | Chicago, IL

Wilson Elser is currently seeking a Litigation and Claims Management Attorney based in Chicago, Illinois to represent a large international logistics and transportation client in all aspects of litigation, regulatory work and general counseling issues.

This is an excellent opportunity for lawyers with litigation and/or claims management experience who are looking to continue to grow in their careers and be a part of a national client services team.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading litigation firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in the State of Illinois (other states admissions also considered)
  • 5+ years of general casualty, commercial, government or administrative litigation experience
  • Transportation and logistics, trucking, and related regulatory experience preferred
  • Experience managing a national liability claims program preferred, but not required
  • Client counseling experience preferred
  • eDiscovery experience preferred
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Legal project management experience preferred
  • Sophisticated technical skills necessary
Responsibilities
  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Management of national claims program
  • Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans
Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting "Chicago Litigation and Claims Management Attorney" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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